Congressman John Faso

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Antonio Delgado emerged the winner from a field of seven Democrats in New York’s closely-watched 19th House District primary. He’ll face freshman incumbent Republican John Faso in November.

NY-19 Democratic hopefuls at WAMC's debate in May.
Patrick Garrett

Several candidates in some of New York’s closely watched congressional races are vying for the chance to unseat incumbents today. There are competitive primaries in northern New York’s 21st District, on Staten Island, and in the Rochester area. In the 19th District, voters will select one of seven Democrats in a race garnering national attention.

NY-19 Democratic hopefuls at WAMC's debate in May.
Patrick Garrett

One week from Tuesday, Democratic voters in New York’s 19th House district will send one of seven primary candidates to face Republican Congressman John Faso in November. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne checked in with all seven to find out their plans and sentiments in the final days.

U.S. Representative John Faso
U.S. Representative John Faso

With the possibility of a major breakthrough toward reconciliation looming on the Korean Peninsula after decades of danger and mistrust, New York Congressman John Faso recently visited South Korea. 

Big money in politics is nothing new.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative John Faso, a Republican from the 19th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Once again, America is debating guns.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative John Faso, a Republican from the 19th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

It wasn’t easy, but Congress has passed a spending bill.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative John Faso, a Republican from the 19th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

U.S. Representative John Faso
U.S. Representative John Faso

Congressman John Faso is in the studio today to answer questions from constituents. The Republican from New York’s 19th Congressional District was elected in 2016. His district encompasses all or parts of eleven counties in the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, Catskills and Central New York. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

Antonio Delgado
Antonio Delgado

Six Democrats and one unaffiliated candidate want the chance to unseat freshman New York Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District. 41-year-old Dutchess County resident Antonio Delgado, who moved back to the region last year, calls himself a Progressive Democrat. Thursday night, Delgado received the Dutchess County Democratic Committee endorsement. This is the fourth of WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne’s interviews with the candidates.

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Republican New York Congressman John Faso has written to the U.S. Treasury Department. He’s asking for guidance concerning proposed tax changes in Democratic Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget. Cuomo’s proposed changes come after federal tax law capped state and local income tax deductions.

Six Democrats and one who is not affiliated with a party are vying for the chance to unseat freshman New York Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District. Democratic Greene County resident Brian Flynn joined the race in the first half of 2017. This is the third of WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne’s interviews with the candidates.

Six Democrats are vying for the chance to unseat freshman New York Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District. One is 29-year-old Ulster County resident Gareth Rhodes. This is the second of WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne’s interviews with the candidates.

The president’s comments on Haiti and Africa are still having reverberations.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The government shutdown has come and gone.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

The Hudson Valley political scene is heating up now that it’s 2018.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

President Trump addressing a joint session of Congress in February 2017.
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President Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address Tuesday night. Some Hudson Valley members of Congress plan to make a statement with their guests. Others have invited family members.

U.S. Representative John Faso
U.S. Representative John Faso

This will be Congressman John Faso’s first State of the Union speech tonight. The Republican from New York’s Hudson Valley was elected in 2016 and is beginning the second year of his first term on Capitol Hill. Faso says he is hoping for a message of unity from the president tonight, but is also interested in hearing details on a number of issues. 

So far, six Democrats want the chance to unseat freshman New York Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District. One is 35-year-old Ulster County resident Patrick Ryan, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point who served as an Army officer in Iraq. This is the first of WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne’s interviews with the candidates.

U.S. Representative John Faso
U.S. Representative John Faso

Congressman John Faso is in the studio today to answer questions from constituents. The Republican from New York’s 19th Congressional District was elected in 2016. His district encompasses all or parts of eleven counties in the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, Catskills and Central New York. WAMC's Alan Chartock hosts.

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A New York congressman has introduced bipartisan legislation to bring more accountability to federal conservation programs.

Activists rally outside Congressman John Faso's Kinderhook office.
Columbia County Sanctuary Movement

Nine people were arrested Monday during a pro-DREAMer demonstration at Congressman John Faso’s Kinderhook office. 

With the risk of deportation looming over their heads, young undocumented immigrants across the U.S. are hoping lawmakers will resolve their status before 2017 comes to an end. 

U.S. Representative John Faso
U.S. Representative John Faso

Pro "dreamer" activist groups throughout congressional district 19 are rallying today  outside congressman Jon Faso’s Kinderhook office to demand a clean DREAM Act before the holidays.

John Faso
John Faso

North Korea is a puzzle.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district wraps up conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

John Faso
John Faso

America’s tax system appears poised for massive changes.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

John Faso
John Faso

Our region is home to one of the nation’s few swing districts.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Republican John Faso of the 19th district speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

U.S. Representative John Faso
U.S. Representative John Faso

Congressman John Faso, a Republican from New York’s 19th District, is in the studio today. The district encompasses all or parts of eleven counties in the Capital Region, Hudson Valley, Catskills and Central New York. WAMC’s Alan Chartock hosts.

Congressman John Faso
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New York Republican Congressman John Faso hosted a telephone town hall Tuesday night on the GOP tax reform proposal. Faso says the call was meant to help him determine the best course of action for upstate.

U.S. Representative John Faso
U.S. Representative John Faso

New York Congressman John Faso will host a series of events to discuss the Republican tax proposal.

Democrats Rebuke Votes For GOP Budget Bill

Oct 27, 2017
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Democratic congressional members along with top New York state elected officials are blasting the Republican budget bill that narrowly passed the House Thursday. The bill paves the way for a GOP tax plan that the Democrats say would decimate New York’s finances and negatively impact middle-class homeowners.

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