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Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The Farm Bill needs to be reconciled before it heads to President Trump.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Is it time for new leadership in the Democratic party?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Democrats are lamenting the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The opioid epidemic has crossed political boundaries.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Democrats are hoping November brings a blue wave.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand with workers at employee-owned Schenectady Steel in Rotterdam. (April 30, 2018)
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand visited an employee-owned company in Rotterdam Monday, promoting legislation she says would pave the way for more employees to obtain partial ownership of companies they work for.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

It’s an even year, and that means Congressional elections.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Students hosted a discussion about gun violence in schools yesterday at Shaker High School in Latham, New York with Congressman Paul Tonko. 

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The Mueller investigation shows no signs of slowing down.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Note: This interview was recorded before Tuesday’s special election in Pennsylvania.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Kim and Trump in the same room?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Schenectady Mayor Gary McCarthy was in Washington to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee this week.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

20th District Representative Paul Tonko will spend a week touring Capital Region drinking water systems as Congress considers legislation that would support local projects.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

A lot of questions accompany tax season.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, concludes his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

It may be 2018, but 2016 looms large in Washington.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Women marked one year of President Trump with a series of marches.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

New York Congressman Paul Tonko is hoping to build on a brief conversation with the president this week as part of the ongoing battle against opioids.

Rep. Paul Tonko
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Members of Congress are allowed to bring a guest to the State of the Union. Tonight, Albany area Congressman Paul Tonko, will be bringing a guest to point out the need for immediate government action on the opioid epidemic. 

ASO Music Director David Alan Miller says the programs Albany is bringing to D.C. April 11th are "incredibly exciting."
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The Albany Symphony Orchestra has been invited to Washington, D.C.to perform at the Kennedy Center for the first time in its history. 

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The annual New York State Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday ceremony ends with the "Beloved Community March" from Albany’s Empire State Plaza to the King Monument in Lincoln Park. Contemporary politics dominated this year's march.

General Electric Company has announced it will cut 12,000 jobs in its power division, blaming falling demand for coal and other fossil fuels. Although the cuts are worldwide, the news hits close to home.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Can the Democrats regain control of the House in 2018?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The country is undergoing a national reckoning about sexual harassment.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The Capital Region’s Congressman wants to keep his job.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

On his 75th birthday, the nation's 47th vice president visited Proctors in Schenectady Monday night — one of 19 stops on his "American Promise" book tour. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas was there when Joe Biden walked out on stage .

Local leaders gathered in Troy Sunday to urge federal lawmakers to keep the Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit as tax overhaul bills make their way through Congress.

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WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

The latest Republican effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act has triggered a series of rallies across New York. WAMC's Capital Region Bureau Chief Dave Lucas attended one in downtown Albany today, hours before Arizona Sen. John McCain announced he’s opposing the Graham-Cassidy bill...

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Donald Trump has surrounded himself with military men.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, wraps up his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Paul Tonko
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Capital Region Congressman Paul Tonko stopped by Albany Medical Center Tuesday morning to headline a press conference on water systems and infrastructure.

Democrats are eager for the next election.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat from the 20th district, continues his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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