Congressman Richard Hanna was live on the telephone Monday with First News With Keeler in the Morning on WIBX radio.

The Republican, being challenged by three Conservatives, took phone calls and defended his record.  The Upstate New York Congressman explained that he's the only Congressman who writes a detailed explanation after every vote.  Hanna says he wants the people of the district to have a clear understanding of every vote he casts.

Listen to the interview:

Congressman Hanna is facing three conservative opponents in the upcoming June primary, including NY Assemblywoman and fellow Republican Claudia Tenney.

Tenney recently announced her plans to challenge Congressman Richard Hanna in the upcoming Republican primary in June. Tenney will join two additional candidates who have declared intent to challenge Hanna. Michael Kicinski, of Earlville, a member of the Norwich Tea Party Patriots, and Michael Vasquez, of Binghamton, a political commentator and insurance agent, both Conservatives.

Signed petitions are due with at least 1250 valid signatures by the April 10th deadline.