Sam Seder is joined by congressional candidate, Samelys Lopez, who is running for Congress in New York’s 15th district to replace Congressman Julian Serrano after he announced he’d be retiring due to his battle with Parkinson’s disease. She discusses what it’s like to run for office during a pandemic and why she’s the right person for New York’s 15th district.

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Sam Seder is an American comedian, writer, actor, film director, television producer-director, and progressive talk radio host. His works include the film Who's the Caboose? (1997) starring Sarah Silverman and Seder, as well as the television shows Beat Cops (2001) and Pilot Season (2004). He also appeared in Next Stop Wonderland (1998). Seder also made guest appearances on Spin City (1997), Sex and the City (2000) and America Undercover (2005).