Democrats http://wamc.org en Progressive To Seek Democratic Support In Lieutenant Governor Campaign http://wamc.org/post/progressive-seek-democratic-support-lieutenant-governor-campaign <p></p><p></p><p>The Progressive candidate for Vermont lieutenant governor plans to go before Vermont Democrats this weekend to ask for their support. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 95521 at http://wamc.org Progressive To Seek Democratic Support In Lieutenant Governor Campaign Gillibrand: Equal Pay Does Not Exist http://wamc.org/post/gillibrand-equal-pay-does-not-exist <p>On Equal Pay Day Tuesday, New York Senator Kirsten Gillibrand told reporters she will continue the fight to ensure women have a fair chance at earning financial security. Tue, 08 Apr 2014 19:57:50 +0000 Pat Bradley 87726 at http://wamc.org Gillibrand: Equal Pay Does Not Exist Democratic Candidates Launch Campaigns For State Senate In New York's 49th District http://wamc.org/post/democratic-candidates-launch-campaigns-state-senate-new-yorks-49th-district <p>Two candidates vying for the Democratic spot in the race for New York’s sprawling 49<sup>th</sup> Senate District are kicking their campaigns into gear.</p><p></p><p>New York’s 49<sup>th</sup> Senate District, stretching from Schenectady and Saratoga Counties up through Fulton, Herkimer, and Hamilton, has long been held by Republican Hugh Farley. Come November, two Democratic candidates are hoping to take his place.</p> Wed, 26 Feb 2014 20:34:56 +0000 Lucas Willard 84704 at http://wamc.org Democratic Candidates Launch Campaigns For State Senate In New York's 49th District Democratic Candidates Announced as City of Plattsburgh Looks to Replace all Top Elected Officials http://wamc.org/post/democratic-candidates-announced-city-plattsburgh-looks-replace-all-top-elected-officials <p></p><p></p><p>All of the top elected positions in northern New York’s largest city are up for grabs in the November election. The Republican Mayor of Plattsburgh announced in April that he would not run for reelection. And none of the incumbent members of the city’s Common Council will run to return to their seats on that governing body. Fri, 17 May 2013 22:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 64968 at http://wamc.org Democratic Candidates Announced as City of Plattsburgh Looks to Replace all Top Elected Officials DGA Chair Welcomes Chafee to Join Dems http://wamc.org/post/dga-chair-welcomes-chafee-join-dems <p></p><p></p><p>The head of the Democratic Governors Association is encouraging Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, an Independent, to become a Democrat. Fri, 08 Mar 2013 00:15:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 59361 at http://wamc.org DGA Chair Welcomes Chafee to Join Dems Michelle Obama Raises Campaign Funds At Western Mass. Events http://wamc.org/post/michelle-obama-raises-campaign-funds-western-mass-events <p> First Lady Michelle&nbsp; Obama was in western Massachusetts Friday to raise money for her husband&rsquo;s re-election campaign.&nbsp;&nbsp; WAMC&rsquo;s Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Paul Tuthill reports</p><p></p> Fri, 03 Aug 2012 22:15:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 44695 at http://wamc.org Michelle Obama Raises Campaign Funds At Western Mass. Events The Capitol Connection #1222 http://wamc.org/post/capitol-connection-1222 <p>Host Alan Chartock is joined by Assemblyman Keith Wright, a Democrat who has represented the 70th district for the last 20 years. They discuss the minimum wage, hydrofracking, redistricting, and Wright&rsquo;s new role as the co-chair of the state Democratic Committee.</p> Fri, 01 Jun 2012 18:43:27 +0000 Alan Chartock 40170 at http://wamc.org The Capitol Connection #1222 Community Corner: Mass. 1st Congressional District Candidate Congressman Richard Neal http://wamc.org/post/community-corner-mass-1st-congressional-district-candidate-congressman-richard-neal <p>In the last of a series of interviews with democratic candidates in the race for Massachusetts&rsquo; First Congressional District, WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with US Representative Richard Neal.</p><p>Congressman Neal is running against former state senator Andrea Nuciforo and writer and activist Bill Shein in the race for Massachusetts&rsquo; First Congressional District.</p><p>&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 May 2012 21:07:08 +0000 Lucas Willard 39811 at http://wamc.org Community Corner: Mass. 1st Congressional District Candidate Andrea Nuciforo, Jr. http://wamc.org/post/community-corner-mass-1st-congressional-district-candidate-andrea-nuciforo-jr <p>In the second of a series of interviews with democratic candidates in the race for Massachusetts&rsquo; First Congressional District, WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with former state senator Andrea Nuciforo, Jr.</p><p>Nuciforo is running against writer and activist Bill Shein, and Congressman Richard Neal, in the race for Massachusetts&rsquo; First Congressional District</p> Thu, 24 May 2012 21:40:26 +0000 Lucas Willard 39721 at http://wamc.org Community Corner: Mass. 1st Congressional District Candidate Bill Shein http://wamc.org/post/community-corner-mass-1st-congressional-district-candidate-bill-shein <p>In the first of a series of interviews with democratic candidates in the race for Massachusetts&rsquo; First Congressional District, WAMC&rsquo;s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard spoke with candidate Bill Shein&nbsp; a writer and activist from Alford.</p> Wed, 23 May 2012 22:09:15 +0000 Lucas Willard 39640 at http://wamc.org