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2020 election

It looks like Brighton Town Board member Robin Wilt will be making another run for Congress  in 2020.

Wilt, who is a Democrat, says she is not ready to make a formal announcement yet, but expects to discuss her plans for the seat later this year.

She has made the necessary filings with the Federal Elections Commission if she goes ahead with another run for the House seat now held by 25th district representative Joe Morelle.

How can Republicans win 2020? President Trump will seek reelection with low favorability numbers. More than 20 Democrats are seeking to challenge him.

We're joined by local conservatives who discuss the issues that they think are most important heading into 2020. In studio:

  • Bill Napier, chair of the Monroe County Republican Party
  • Paul Ciminelli, counsel to the Wolford Law Firm
  • Mark Assini, CAO at American Rock Salt, and former Gates Town Supervisor and Congressional candidate

Republican commentator Charlie Sykes wants President Trump to be defeated in the 2020 election. Here’s the problem: writing for Politico, Sykes writes that Democrats are finding ways to botch this opportunity. He offers his list of ways that Democrats can blow the election. But what do Democrats think?

Our packed panel discusses the many views within the political left – from the calls for a “safe candidate” like Joe Biden, to the calls for bold reforms offered by candidates like Elizabeth Warren. In studio: