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NCPR reporters are your guide to the North Country's race for Congress. Every week leading up to Election Day (and when news breaks), we'll sit down to sort through the facts, dig into the candidates and issues, and share the voices of real people here in the 21st Congressional District.

NCPR reporters are your guide to the North Country's race for Congress. Every week leading up to Election Day (and when news breaks), we'll sit down to sort through the facts, dig into the candidates and issues, and share the voices of real people here in the 21st Congressional District.
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NCPR reporters are your guide to the North Country's race for Congress. Every week leading up to Election Day (and when news breaks), we'll sit down to sort through the facts, dig into the candidates and issues, and share the voices of real people here in the 21st Congressional District.

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Episodes

E9: We have answers

11/7/2018
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(Nov 7, 2018) All the questions of the 2018 campaign are answered, for now. Stefanik cruises. Democrats lock down Albany. And the North Country is all but shut out of power. Brian Mann and Lauren Rosenthal join David Sommerstein for this post-election episode.

Duration:00:16:29

Bonus: Get ready, get set, go!

11/5/2018
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(Nov 5, 2018) To get you prepared to vote on Election Day, Lauren Rosenthal, Brian Mann, and David Sommerstein look back through the fierce campaign in the 21st Congressional district and size up the big picture for Congressional elections in the North Country.

Duration:00:17:25

E8: Guns, fund balances, and fierce debates

11/1/2018
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(Nov 1, 2018) Rep. Elise Stefanik doubles down on her opposition to an assault weapons ban. Tedra Cobb served on the St. Lawrence County legislature at a complicated time. And Lynn Kahn gets frustrated with the rhetoric of her two major party opponents. Lauren Rosenthal, Brian Mann, and Zach Hirsch join David Sommerstein as we race to the finish line in NY-21.

Duration:00:20:58

Bonus: digging deep - abortion rights

10/30/2018
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(Oct 30, 2018) Democrat Tedra Cobb and Green party candidate Lynn Kahn support abortion rights. Republican Elise Stefanik's stance is more nuanced. Brian Mann reports in this bonus episode.

Duration:00:07:26

E7: NY-21 candidates meet in first debate

10/25/2018
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(Oct 25, 2018) Republican Elise Stefanik, Democrat Tedra Cobb, and Green Lynn Kahn shared a stage for the first time this week. And it got heated. Plus, a first look at voter registration. Brian Mann and Zach Hirsch join David Sommerstein.

Duration:00:25:16

Bonus: The first debate, unedited

10/24/2018
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(Oct 24, 2018) On Tuesday, the three candidates for the North Country's seat in Congress shared the stage for the first time at Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh. Listen to their first debate in full.

Duration:00:59:12

E6: The Green Party passes the baton in NY-21

10/18/2018
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(Oct 18, 2018) Glens Falls area baker Matt Funiciello reinvigorated the Green party in the North Country. Can this year's candidate, Lynn Kahn, do the same? Plus, Paul Ryan, campaign fundraising data dive, and Coffee Shop. Lauren Rosenthal and Brian Mann join David Sommerstein.

Duration:00:26:54

E5: A Stefanik staffer leans on SUNY Canton

10/11/2018
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(Oct 11, 2018) When a private citizen wanted to moderate a town hall on health care, Rep. Elise Stefanik's office put pressure on that citizen's employer, SUNY Canton. Plus, Tedra Cobb issues an apology while on the stump in Plattsburgh. Lauren Rosenthal and Zach Hirsch join host David Sommerstein. Send us your feedback and questions - david@ncpr.org

Duration:00:20:20

E4: Digging deep - the environment

10/4/2018
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(Oct 4, 2018) In this episode of our North Country politics podcast, we break down the 21st Congressional district candidates' views and votes on environmental issues. And we hear from a voter in Plattsburgh who's pretty frustrated with politics. Send your questions and comments to david@ncpr.org

Duration:00:25:25

E3: The tax attack on Cobb doesn't hold up

9/27/2018
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(Sep 27, 2018) Congresswoman Elise Stefanik's charges that Democrat Tedra Cobb raised taxes 20 times while in the St. Lawrence County legislature mostly aren't true. But Cobb is still struggling to land counter-punches. Meanwhile, a voter in Plattsburgh says you can't complain if you don't vote. Send voice memos of your questions about NY-21 to david@ncpr.org.

Duration:00:21:55

E2: Stefanik and the press

9/20/2018
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(Sep 20, 2018) North Country media largely agree that Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is very hard to pin down for an interview on the important issues of the day. Do voters care? David Sommerstein and Brian Mann discuss. And we hear from an Ogdensburg voter who's not at all plugged into what's happening in politics. Send voice memos of your questions about NY-21 to david@ncpr.org

Duration:00:21:36

E1: Let's get up to speed

9/13/2018
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(Sep 13, 2018) In our first episode of North Country in the House, Lauren Rosenthal, Brian Mann, and David Sommerstein catch you up on what's happened so far in the North Country's race for Congress. And we hear from our first voter in our "Coffee Shop" segment. Send voice memos of your questions or comments to david@ncpr.org

Duration:00:17:26

E0: North Country in the House podcast trailer

9/9/2018
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(Sep 9, 2018) NCPR reporters are your guide to the North Country's race for Congress. Every week leading up to Election Day (and when news breaks), we'll sit down to sort through the facts, dig into the candidates and issues, and share the voices of real people here in the 21st Congressional District.

Duration:00:02:12