Posts tagged "22nd district"
This fall’s big race

This fall’s big race

The local race for Congress pits a relative newcomer to the Hudson Valley with deep pockets and a progressive agenda who’s battling the “carpetbagger” label against an incumbent who’s positioned himself as a bipartisan bridge-builder, but who critics call just another vote in an increasingly radicalized Republican House caucus. In an era where gerrymandering has...
Maurice Hinchey to step down

Maurice Hinchey to step down

U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey, congressman for our area since 1993, was scheduled to announce his year-end retirement Thursday, January 19 at 1 p.m. at the same place he launched his first House bid 20 years ago — the Senate House in Uptown Kingston. Shortly after the blog Politico on Wednesday cited “Democratic insiders” as saying...