18th congressional district http://wamc.org en It's Independence Primary Day In A NY Congressional District http://wamc.org/post/its-independence-primary-day-ny-congressional-district <p></p><p>There is a primary election today for the Independence Party line in a Hudson Valley congressional district, part of a rematch between contenders in the 2012 election.</p><p>Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney unseated freshman Republican Nan Hayworth in 2012, in a close race in what was then a newly drawn 18<sup>th</sup> congressional district. Paul Basinski, a political science professor at Orange County Community College, notes that roughly 9,000 votes made the difference, and a third-party line this time around could help.</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:10:46 +0000 Allison Dunne 93375 at http://wamc.org It's Independence Primary Day In A NY Congressional District Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 3 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-part-3 <p>While Democrats have called for tax reform, Republicans are pushing to change entitlement programs.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Democratic representative-elect Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that Social Security should not be blamed for the U.S. debt.</p> Fri, 21 Dec 2012 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 54197 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 2 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-part-2 <p>The new Congress will be sworn-in in two weeks.&nbsp;In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Democratic representative-elect Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is undergoing a smooth transition with his former opponent, Republican Nan Hayworth.</p><p> Thu, 20 Dec 2012 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 54194 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 1 http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-patrick-maloney-part-1 <p></p><p>Election Day sent some new faces to Washington.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic representative-elect Sean Patrick Maloney tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that middle class voters helped him defeat Republican Nan Hayworth in New York’s 18th district.</p><p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 15:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 54193 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner with Sean Patrick Maloney - Part 1