midterm elections

Social Security and Medicare have been major issues in the midterm campaign.
In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican John Faso of New York’s 19th House district wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Will the blue wave come to New York’s 19th House district?
In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican John Faso continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

A lot of eyes are on New York’s 19th Congressional district in Tuesday’s midterms.
In today’s Congressional Corner, Republican John Faso speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for the New York Daily News, about the possibility of gubernatorial, Senate and attorney general debates before November's midterm elections in New York. The pair also discuss Rudy Giuliani's comments regarding the attack on a Manhattan GOP club on Oct. 12th.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo is warning New Yorkers about a voting registration scam reported in two upstate counties.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about the fight for majority in the Senate. The pair also discuss the gubanatorial and attorney general races in the state.

Voters have just about a month to decide on November’s midterms.
In today’s Congressional Corner, Green Party candidate Lynn Kahn of New York’s 21st House district wraps up her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Green Party candidate Lynn Kahn of New York’s 21st House district continues her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

AARP Releases Poll For NY-19, NY-22

Oct 2, 2018
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AARP released a poll Tuesday showing Democratic congressional candidates with leads over their incumbent Republican opponents among older voters in two key swing districts. The survey in New York’s 19th and 22nd Districts also reveals what is important to voters 50 and older, issues such as health care and Medicare.

What is voters’ appetite for third-party candidates in next month’s midterms?
In today’s Congressional Corner, Green Party candidate Lynn Kahn of New York’s 21st House district speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

One of the defeated candidates in the seven-person Democratic primary for New York’s 19th Congressional District is involved in a new endeavor. Gareth Rhodes is executive director of Show Up 2018, whose motto is “Make America Yours Again.” WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Rhodes about his new role.

Tedra Cobb
Tedra Cobb for NY21

Republicans are hoping to hold on to New York’s 21st House district.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democrat Tedra Cobb wraps up her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Tedra Cobb
Tedra Cobb for NY21

All politics is local.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tedra Cobb — a Democrat running in New York’s 21st district — continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Tedra Cobb
Tedra Cobb for NY21

Will Republican Elise Stefanik win a third term in New York’s 21st House district?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Voters in New York’s Hudson Valley have a chance to decide the future of the House.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Antonio Delgado of the 19th district wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Antonio Delgado continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The race for New York’s 19th Congressional district is among the most anticipated of the midterms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Antonio Delgado speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

It may be 2018, but 2016 looms large in Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

  Democrats took a drubbing in the midterms.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Rutgers University political science professor Ross Baker tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock they could lose another Senate seat this week.

  The midterms got all the attention, but the Supreme Court has plenty on its plate.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about some key upcoming decisions.

This past Election Day, all three statewide incumbents were easily re-elected, the Assembly’s Democratic majority got bigger, but consistent with the overall Republican political tsunami seen across the nation, the Republicans took back control of the state Senate and picked up some New York Congressional seats.

    Republicans were ascendant in the midterms.

But in today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Democrats are down but not out.

11/4/14 Panel

Nov 4, 2014

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Midterm Elections
Senate Forecast
World Trade Center Tenant
Virgin Galactic
Misstating Mileage
Ebola Nurse Agreement
Car Talk Host Dies

10/28/14 Panel

Oct 28, 2014

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Political Consultant Libby Post & Albany Journalism Professor and Investigative Reporter, Rosemary Armao.

Topics include:
Ebola Criticism
Christie's Stance
Mail Tracking
School Shooting Update
Midterms Polling

10/27/14 Panel

Oct 27, 2014

  Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, WAMC Newsman Ray Graf and Associate Editor of the Times Union – Mike Spain.

Topics include:
Ebola Quarantine
Dr. Bassett
Friday School Shooting
MidTerm Cash Flow Issues
Congressional Disapproval

8/5/14 Panel

Aug 5, 2014

    

  Today's panelists are Political Consultant Libby Post, Times Union Associate Editor Mike Spain and Helen Desfosses.

Topics include:
Obama on Africa
Midterm Elections
Rikers Inquiry
Women and Supreme Court

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    The race for New York’s 21st Congressional district seat is heating up.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he thinks Aaron Woolf is the right choice for the district.

  November’s midterms mean the 2016 election is just around the corner.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Chris Gibson — a Republican from the 19th district — and WAMC’s Alan Chartock talk national politics.

  The 2014 midterm elections are beginning to ramp up.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he intends to focus on his work, not the election.