Sean Eldridge http://wamc.org en Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge http://wamc.org/post/congressional-corner-sean-eldridge-2 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>Election Day is nearing.</p><p>In today’s Congressional Corner, Sean Eldridge — a Democratic candidate for New York’s 19th district seat — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he is optimistic about the race.</p><p> Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:50:00 +0000 Alan Chartock 95064 at http://wamc.org Congressional Corner With Sean Eldridge Gibson, Eldridge Report Second Quarter Fundraising Amounts http://wamc.org/post/gibson-eldridge-report-second-quarter-fundraising-amounts <p></p><p></p><p>In a New York congressional district that spans 11 counties, second-quarter fundraising amounts are being reported.</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 11:40:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94949 at http://wamc.org Gibson, Eldridge Report Second Quarter Fundraising Amounts Write-In Candidate For A NY Congressional Seat Returns http://wamc.org/post/write-candidate-ny-congressional-seat-returns <p>New York’s 19<sup>th</sup> congressional district race thus far includes an incumbent Republican and a well-heeled Democrat. Now, a write-in candidate from 2012 is trying once again to get on the ballot. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Thomas Jenkins.</p> Fri, 11 Jul 2014 21:18:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 94680 at http://wamc.org Write-In Candidate For A NY Congressional Seat Returns Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March To Celebrate A Milestone http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-lgbtq-pride-march-celebrate-milestone <p>The Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March and Festival takes place Sunday in the Ulster County village where same-sex marriage ceremonies were performed 10 years ago. The grand marshal of the pride march is the founder of the campaign to win marriage equality nationwide, a man <em>Newsweek</em> and <em>The Daily Beast</em> once dubbed “the godfather of gay marriage.”&nbsp;</p> Fri, 30 May 2014 18:26:14 +0000 Allison Dunne 91641 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley LGBTQ Pride March To Celebrate A Milestone NY Congressional Candidate Launches Site Against Opponent http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressional-candidate-launches-site-against-opponent <p></p><p>A Congressional candidate in New York has launched a website targeted at his opponent, alleging consistent double talk. The incumbent Republican is hitting back.&nbsp;</p><p>Well-heeled Democrat Sean Eldridge explains why he launched TheRealChrisGibson.com.</p> Tue, 20 May 2014 19:31:23 +0000 Allison Dunne 90890 at http://wamc.org NY Congressional Candidate Launches Site Against Opponent Congressman Gibson Officially Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign http://wamc.org/post/congressman-gibson-officially-kicks-re-election-campaign <p></p><p>A New York congressman is kicking off his re-election campaign for the 19th district Tuesday night.</p> Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:59:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 88728 at http://wamc.org Congressman Gibson Officially Kicks Off Re-Election Campaign NY Congressman Gibson Receives An Endorsement http://wamc.org/post/ny-congressman-gibson-receives-endorsement <p>A congressman from New York’s Hudson Valley has received an endorsement.</p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 11:58:00 +0000 Allison Dunne 84556 at http://wamc.org NY Congressman Gibson Receives An Endorsement Greene County Democrat Mulls Run In NY's 19th Congressional District http://wamc.org/post/greene-county-democrat-mulls-run-nys-19th-congressional-district <p>In New York’s 19<sup>th</sup> congressional district, there could be another candidate vying for the Democratic nomination in 2014.</p> Sun, 10 Nov 2013 01:21:02 +0000 Allison Dunne 77443 at http://wamc.org Greene County Democrat Mulls Run In NY's 19th Congressional District Hudson Valley Investment Helps A Seed Library Grow http://wamc.org/post/hudson-valley-investment-helps-seed-library-grow <p>A Hudson Valley-based investment fund is backing a rather earthen company – a seed company based in Ulster County.&nbsp;</p> Mon, 04 Nov 2013 18:55:16 +0000 Allison Dunne 77005 at http://wamc.org Hudson Valley Investment Helps A Seed Library Grow Politicos Talk Casino Gambling in NY http://wamc.org/post/politicos-talk-casino-gambling-ny <p>A New York congressman and his potential opponent have weighed in on whether to allow casino gambling in the state. A U.S. Senator chimes in as well.</p><p>On Tuesday, New Yorkers will vote on a ballot proposition about whether to allow up to seven gambling casinos upstate. If voters give the go-ahead a few casinos could be built in the Catskills, in regions represented by Republican Congressman Chris Gibson.</p><p>Democrat Sean Eldridge, who in September formally announced a campaign for the nomination to run against Gibson in 2014, is also supportive, but with caveats.</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 03:00:23 +0000 Allison Dunne 76711 at http://wamc.org Politicos Talk Casino Gambling in NY