Written September 29th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
It takes self-control these days not to yell at the TV, or to keep from throwing things. The politicians have showered the stations with money to run their campaign ads. The ads are all pretty bad — ranging from shallow to just plain dumb — but the one that gets me today is one by Jeff Merkley.
Written August 26th, 2014 by Hasso Hering
One of the candidates trying to challenge Albany Mayor Sharon Konopa turned out to be ineligible, leaving two others on the ballot along with the mayor.
Written August 21st, 2014 by Hasso Hering
Albany city clerk Mary Dibble was not exactly overrun with new people trying to get on the ballot for city council. And by the time the filing deadline passed on Wednesday afternoon, the list of candidates offered no big surprise.