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.
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.
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.
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.
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.