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The Capitol Pressroom streams live weekdays at 11 a.m. The streaming player is available beginning at 10:35 a.m. For air times on your local station, please check the “Air times” tab on this page.

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  • Oct. 30, 2014: Sen. Stewart-Cousins, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Seneca Lake, Billy Easton

    October 30, 2014

    Will the Democrats have a majority in the Senate after the election? Senate Democratic Conference Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins explains the last push in the campaign. Katrina vanden Heuvel, Editor of the Nation Magazine, discusses the Working Families Party’s pressure on Gov. Cuomo. Dr. Sandra Steingraber, an environmental activist and Distinguished Scholar in Residence at Ithaca […] Read More

  • Oct. 29, 2014: AG Schneiderman, Ryan Karben, John Cahill, Larry Levy

    October 29, 2014

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman discusses his re-election campaign. Could Democratic Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D – Westchester/Rockland) lose her re-election? Former Assemblyman Ryan Karben will explain why suburban anger is making the loss possible. John Cahill, the Republican candidate for Attorney General, will weigh in on the top issues going into the final days of the […] Read More

  • Oct. 28, 2014: Steve Greenberg, Tim Wu, NYSCOPBA, Yevgeniy Feyman

    October 28, 2014

    Steve Greenberg has the latest Siena Poll. We’ll discuss the 21st and 24th Congressional District results. Columbia Law Professor Tim Wu explains why net neutrality is an issue this election season. The New York Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association will release a report on assaults in NYS prisons today. NYSCOPBA’s President, Michael Powers, will […] Read More

  • Oct. 27th, 2014: Hugh Farley, Madelyn Thorne, Peter Iwanowicz, Sandy Steubing, Shaun Marie

    October 27, 2014

    Candidates in the 49th  Senate District discuss their campaigns.  First, the Republican Senator Hugh Farley of Schenectady.  Then, Democrat Madelyn Thorne of Schenectady also weighs in.   Peter Iwanowicz, executive director of Environmental Advocate of New York, and Sandy Steubing shares the latest on oil trains .   Shaun Marie, executive director of the Conservative Party of NYS, explains […] Read More

  • Capitol Pressroom Weekend for Oct. 26, 2014

    October 26, 2014

    U.S. Attorney for the Southern District, Preet Bharara Spokesman for the Siena Poll, Steve Greenberg Albany Bureau Chief for the NY Daily News, Ken Lovett Executive Director for the New York League of Conservation Voters, Marcia Bystryn Read More

  • Oct. 24, 2014: Ashley Hufpl, Jimmy Vielkind, Bill Hammond, Howie Hawkins, Tim Kremer

    October 24, 2014

    Reporter Ashley Hufpl of City & State provides our Winners and Losers of the Week Capital New York’s Albany Bureau Chief Jimmy Vielkind on the news of the week. Columnist for the NY Daily News Bill Hammond shares his views on the state’s settlement in the indigent class action lawsuit Hurrell-Harring. Green Party candidate for Governor Howie Hawkins on […] Read More

  • Oct. 23, 2014: Sen. Skelos, Frederick Kowal, Ken Lovett, Marcia Bystryn

    October 24, 2014

    State Senate Republican leader Dean Skelos provides analysis of the race for state senate control from the right… And, Frederick Kowal, president of United University Professions provides analysis of the race for state senate control from the left. NY Daily New Albany Bureau Chief Ken Lovett joins Susan with gubernatorial debate analysis. Marcia Bystryn, Executive […] Read More

  • Oct. 22, 2014: Preet Bharara, Steve Greenberg, Corey Stoughton, Bruce Gyory

    October 22, 2014

    U. S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, shares his thoughts on corruption in New York. Steve Greenberg has the latest Siena Poll numbers. The State reached a settlement in the indigent defense class action lawsuit. The NYCLU’s senior staff attorney Corey Stoughton and the New York State Defenders Association’s Jonathan […] Read More

  • Oct. 21, 2014: Buffalo Jills, Asm. McLaughlin, Chris Smith, Regent James Dawson

    October 21, 2014

    Buffalo News columnist Denise Jewell Gee and City & State columnist Alexis Grenell explain the Buffalo Jills controversy over equal pay. Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin is a strong critic of Gov. Cuomo’s book tour. He shares why. New York Magazine Contributing Editor Chris Smith discusses his recent article, “Andrew Cuomo and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, […] Read More

  • Oct 20, 2014: Tom Marcelle, Sean Casey, Justin Wagner, Senator Kemp Hannon, Elise Stefanik

    October 20, 2014

    Albany County Attorney Tom Marcelle and Eric Mower’s Sean Casey discuss Gov. Cuomo’s Court of Appeals pick, Justice Leslie E. Stein. Senate candidate Justin Wagner (D) explains his campaign in the lower Hudson Valley. Senate Health Committee Chair Kemp Hannon weighs in on crisis prevention plans in NY for Ebola. 21st Congressional District candidate Elise […] Read More

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The Capitol Pressroom is a daily one-hour radio program broadcast from the Legislative Correspondents Association Pressroom on the third floor of the State Capitol in Albany. The show features  interviews with important newsmakers.

It also features analysis from seasoned political reporters who work the Albany beat for newspapers and wire services around the state including The New York Times, Newsday, the Albany Times, Union, Gannett News Service and the Associated Press.



The Capitol Pressroom Weekend, is a one-hour show filled with the week’s best interview segments from The Capitol Pressroom. It airs Sundays at 6 a.m. on WQXW in Ossining, NY.

Host Susan Arbetter is an award-winning broadcast journalist who brings more than 15 years of experience to the Pressroom as an Albany correspondent.

The Capitol Pressroom streams online right here weekdays at 11 a.m. 

The show also airs in the cities below:

City  Call Letters Time
Albany  WVCR-FM (88.3 FM) 5 p.m.
Albany  WHDDAM1020 and 91.9 FM Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Binghamton WSQX-FM (91.5 FM) 11 a.m.
Buffalo  WBFO-FM (88.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Buffalo  WNED-AM (970 AM) 8 p.m.
Clayton  WRVH-FM (89.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Cortland  WFUC-FM (90.5 FM) 8 p.m.
Geneva  Translator (90.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Geneva  WRVO-FM (88.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Ithaca  ICR (88.1 FM) 1 p.m.
Hamilton  WRCU-FM (90.1 FM) 8 p.m.
Hamilton  Translator (92.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Kingston  WLHV-FM (88.1 FM) Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Kingston  WGHQ (920 AM) Mon.-Fri 1 p.m. and noon Saturday
Norwich  Translator (89.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Odessa  WINO-FM (89.9 FM) 1 p.m.
Ossining  WQXW (90.3) 6 a.m. (weekend)
Oswego  WRVO-FM (89.0 FM) 8 p.m.
Rochester WXXI-AM (1370 AM) 11 p.m.
Syracuse  WRVD-FM (90.3 FM) 8 p.m.
Utica  WRVN-FM (99.9 FM) 8 p.m.
Watertown WRVJ-FM (91.7 FM) 8 p.m.
Watkins Glen WRFI-FM (91.9 FM) 1 p.m.

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