Tim Bishop, Randy Altschuler debate focuses on economy

Rep. Tim Bishop, left, and Randy Altschuler enter

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Rep. Tim Bishop, left, and Randy Altschuler enter the debate hall at St. Joseph's College in Patchogue. (Oct. 12, 2012) (Credit: Heather Walsh)

The economy dominated the latest debate between Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) and his Republican challenger, St. James businessman Randy Altschuler.

In remarks before dozens of people at St. Joseph's College in Patchogue last night, each criticized his opponent's ability to help Long Island recover from the recession.

Moderator Richard French, president of Regional News Network,...

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