Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Congressional Corner With Jim Fischer

    Congress slows in the summer, but campaign season is ramping up.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Jim Fischer — a Republican candidate for New York’s 20th district seat — introduces himself to WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Hudson Valley News
7:55 am
Fri July 11, 2014

NY Congressional Race Contenders Report Fundraising Amounts

Contenders in a congressional race in the Hudson Valley are divulging their second-quarter campaign fundraising results, ahead of a July 15 deadline for federal filing. 

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed May 14, 2014

Congressional Corner With Bill Owens

Credit photo provided

  One Congressman’s retirement is another politician’s opening.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that candidate Aaron Woolf is right on the issues.

Hudson Valley News
3:37 pm
Tue April 29, 2014

Town Supervisor To Challenge Longtime NY Assemblyman

Credit Susan Zimet

Voters in a certain assembly district in the Hudson Valley are looking at a Democratic primary this year.

Assemblyman Kevin Cahill has a challenger – New Paltz Town Supervisor Susan Zimet, who announced Tuesday her candidacy for the 103rd New York Assembly District, which covers most of Ulster County plus Rhinebeck and Red Hook in Dutchess County. Zimet made the announcement in a campaign video.

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9:35 am
Tue October 23, 2012

The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns

We welcome Sasha Iseenberg to the show and speak with him about his book, The Victory Lab: The Secret Science of Winning Campaigns.

New York News
8:56 am
Wed June 20, 2012

Tyner’s Campaign Treasurer Resigns, Alleges Misuse of Funds

Joel Tyner

A treasurer for Joel Tyner’s campaign has resigned and accused the 19th district congressional candidate of misusing campaign funds.  WAMC’s Tristan O’Neill reports…    

The Times-Herald Record reports that campaign treasurer Misha Fredericks says Tyner’s cash-on-hand claim is off by more than $5,200. 

In an interview with the Poughkeepsie Journal, Fredericks says she had continuously asked Tyner to produce receipts in order to account for the missing money, but the receipts she received did not match the money withdrawn. 

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11:31 am
Wed April 25, 2012

Gingrich All But Concedes His Campaign Is Over

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is all but conceding that his White House campaign is over.

He said Wednesday that he expects Mitt Romney will be the GOP nominee and called on the party to unite behind the former Massachusetts governor.

Gingrich did not formally withdraw from the race but said he is now campaigning as a "citizen." He did not explain what he meant.

Gingrich spoke at a civic club in suburban Charlotte, N.C., the morning after Romney swept primary contests in five states.

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The Roundtable - Rich Honen
10:56 am
Wed March 28, 2012

Rich Honen

Rich Honen of Phillips Lytle LLP joins Ray Graf to discuss cameras in the Supreme Court and the what presidential race means to business people.