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Congressman Antonio Delgado speaks on the floor of the House of Representatives on January 30, urging his colleagues not to allow the federal government to partially shut down when the funding agreement expires on February 15.

Delgado holds town hall at Livingston Manor

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Congressman Antonio Delgado continued to make good on a campaign pledge February 2, when he held a town hall-style meeting at the high school gymnasium in Livingston Manor.


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Democratic Candidate Antonio Delgado, left, and Republican incumbent John Faso chat with moderator Barry Lewis before a debate at SUNY Sullivan October 29.   
 

Delgado pulls slightly ahead of Faso

NY 19TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — As a swing district, the New York 19TH Congressional is one of the most closely watched in the country and a new poll from Monmouth University has Democrat Antonio Delgado pulling ahead of Republican John Faso.


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John Faso

Dueling releases from Faso, Delgado

KINGSTON, NY — Republican Congressman John Faso and Democratic Congressional candidate Antonio Delgado both sent out emails on July 3, on the issue of Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE.)

Following “Families Belong Together” protests across the country on June 30, Faso demanded that Delgado state his position on ICE.


Jeffrey Beals, David Clegg, Antonio Delgado, Brian Flynn and Gareth Rhodes are candidates hoping to become the Democratic nominee to run against Congressman John Faso this fall.

Democratic congressional candidates forum

WURTSBORO, NY — Five of six candidates hoping to pick up the Democratic nomination to run against Republican John Faso in November gathered at the Mamakating Town Hall on February 24 for a forum. The five men voiced similar views on a number of topics. First up was the question of gun control.


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Residents of NY Congressional District 19, including immigrants and faith leaders, protested at Rep. John Faso’s Kinderhook office on January 19, then they staged a sit in at Sen. Chuck Schumer’s office in Albany. The group demanded that Schumer hold firm, and not agree to any funding bill that does not include a “clean DREAM Act.”
 

A sampling from Washington

WASHINGTON, DC — As the U.S. Senate came to an agreement about re-opening the federal government on January 22, politicians issued statements giving their views of the situation.

 

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