Mid-Morning Read: Delano’s Debate, Merklinger’s Bid, Kappstatter’s Vision

Republican State Senate candidate Dennis Delano says he won’t debate because that’s “what career politicians do.”

Sandy Treadwell doesn’t want earmarks.

A reader in Newburgh says get rid of all incumbents.

For Republican Assemblyman Marc Molinaro and his Democratic challenger, Anne Rubin, it’s all about the economy.

Chris Mele clarifies statements by veteran freshman Democratic Representative John Hall and his Republican challenger, Kieran Lalor.

The Syracuse Post Standard endorses Republican challenger Christina Fitch over freshman Democrat Joan Christensen for the Assembly.

Randy Kuhl and Eric Massa have a 71-year-old third party opponent: Alan Merklinger.

Everyone in Albany is pandering to the state’s teacher’s union, says Bill Hammond.

Mid-Morning Read: Delano’s Debate, Merklinger’s Bid, Kappstatter’s Vision