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About pystew

Retired Teacher, political science geek, village trustee. I lean a little left, but like a good political discussion. My blog, the New NY 23rd (http://newny23rd) is about discussing the issues facing the people of our new congressional district. Let's hear all sides of the issues, not just what the candidates want us to hear.

Trump, Polls, & the NY 23rd House Race

How will Donald Trump affect the NYS Down Ballot elections? Will the moderate republican voters support their controversial candidate, or will they “hold their nose” and vote democratic? or will they go Libertarian and vote for Gary Johnson? or Independent … Continue reading

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Weight Around our Student’s Necks

From John Plumb on College Loans/College Debt: “Soon, students will be heading back to school across our district. Some will be heading on to college and embark on the beginning of their professional lives. As I have traveled the district … Continue reading

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Reed’s Alstom/Amtrak Votes fits a pattern

“Transportation and infrastructure improvements help build a foundation for long-term business growth and more jobs. I cannot wait to get to work on rebuilding our economy so taxpayers can see a return on their infrastructure investments.” Rep. Tom Reed, January, … Continue reading

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Introducing Bill Batrowny, Candidate for 124th Assembly Seat

The following is a Press Release from the Bill Batrowny Campaign. Bill is running for the NY Assembly against incumbent Chris Friend in the 124th Assembly District (Chemung, Tioga and western part of Broome Counties).   Bill Batrowny, candidate for … Continue reading

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Is Rep. Reed delusional about his Homeland Security vote?

Location: WROC-TV (Channel 8) studio, Rochester, NY Participants: NY 23rd Congressional Candidate John Plumb, Rep. Tom Reed, and WROC-TV reporter Allison Warren Event: Plumb and Reed met with Warren separately to discuss National Security. Follow this link to see the 2:21 minute segment and/or … Continue reading

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Would Trump be Checked and Balanced?

Originally posted on U.S. Political Forecast:
I sometimes hear folks say that Donald Trump would never be able to carry out the extreme measures he proposes, should he become President, because his powers would be limited. Congress would have…

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John Plumb to Trump and Reed, “We don’t invite spies to hack our files!”

  “I can’t believe what I’m reading. Today, Donald Trump publicly invited Russia to hack our government’s emails in order to attack Hillary Clinton. I’ve spent my career defending our country from attacks. I never imagined we would see a … Continue reading

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