Tuesday, October 10, 2006

News Rounds

Check out the Times Union Story about the Democratic Resurgence in Saratoga County.

Capital News 9 covered the race again yesterday:

With just weeks until Election Day, the race for the 20th Congressional seat is heating up.

Republican incumbent John Sweeney is up against Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand.

Recently the Iraq situation has become the most contentious issue in this hard-fought race. Gillibrand says Congressman Sweeney supports military action as a necessary evil to keep our nation safe. But his opponent says the U.S. needs a change in direction in the battle against terrorism.

Gillibrand said, "No issue is more clear than the war in Iraq. The congressman has a 100 percent voting record with the president, and when we send our men and women in the armed forces into battle, we need Congress-people who are going to ask the right questions." ... (link)

The Post Star covered the difference between Sweeney and Gillibrand on Health Care.

2 Comments:

Blogger Mike said...

It's within reach, but we all need to get out and bring out the voters. There's phone banking to be done, canvassing to be done, and most of all talking to people you meet about the election and how important it is.

10:53 AM  
Blogger la la la I can't hear you said...

Yes, grassroots supporters have to get out there and help!

10:03 PM  

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