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Congressional Candidate John Plumb; U.S. Senate Candidate Alex Merced

We're joined byJohn Plumb, the democratic candidate for New York's 23rd congressional district. He's running against incumbent Tom Reed. We talk to Plumb about his background, his platform, and why he's running for office. 

Then, Alex Merced, the libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate joins us in studio. He's running against incumbent Charles Schumer. Merced shares his platform and policy proposals.

Evan Dawson is the host of "Connections with Evan Dawson." He joined WXXI in January 2014 after working at 13WHAM-TV, where he served as morning news anchor. He was hired as a reporter for 13WHAM-TV in 2003 before being promoted to anchor in 2007.