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WATCH: Second Albany Mayoral Debate

The second debate between the Democratic candidates for mayor of Albany is being held now at the Times Union's Hearst Media Center. First-term Mayor Kathy Sheehan, Common Council President Carolyn McLaughlin and Common Councilmember Frank Commisso Jr. are debating tonight. The debate is moderated by the Times Union's Casey Seiler, with questions from Times Union editorial page editor Jay Jochnowitz, WTEN anchor Elisa Streeter and WAMC News director Ian Pickus.

A lifelong resident of the Capital Region, Ian joined WAMC in late 2008 and became news director in 2013. He began working on Morning Edition and has produced The Capitol Connection, Congressional Corner, and several other WAMC programs. Ian can also be heard as the host of the WAMC News Podcast and on The Roundtable and various newscasts. Ian holds a BA in English and journalism and an MA in English, both from the University at Albany, where he has taught journalism since 2013.
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