Iva Deutchman, professor of political science, was quoted in the Dec. 22 Elmira Star-Gazette, in an article titled “Challengers Line up for Amo's Seat,” from the front page. The article focused on the re-districting of Houghton's district and potential Republican challengers in Monroe County. “You don't have this (liberal) cadre of Ithaca in the middle of the district anymore. … Monroe County Republicans don't have anything pulling them to the left,” said Deutchman. “Now I think he has a different set of political problems.
Deutchman was also quoted on Houghton in the Rochester Democrat and Chronicle story “Houghton entangled in Augusta flap” from the Dec. 11 issue. That article highlighted mounting pressure on Houghton to resign from the Augusta National Golf Club or speak about the club's policy of all-male membership.