Congressman John Faso

Rep. John Faso talks with reporters in Valatie at his campaign-watch headquarters.
WAMC photo by Dave Lucas

Former New York Congressman John Faso says he will not run for the 19th House district seat he held for one term in 2020. Faso, 66, announced the decision on Monday in a statement.

Congressman John Faso
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Residents of New York’s 19th Congressional district are saying goodbye to their representative.

In today’s Congressional Corner, outgoing Republican John Faso wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman John Faso
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December has been marked by some financial turmoil.

In today’s Congressional Corner, outgoing New York Representative John Faso continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Congressman John Faso
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New York Congressman John Faso is leaving office after one term.

In today’s Congressional Corner, the outgoing 19th district Republican speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about a bipartisan pitch by lawmakers to amend the federal stretch limo law. The propsed changes follow the limo crash, which killed 20 people in Schoharie, N.Y. in October. The pair also discuss a lawsuit between two prominent housing developers in the area.

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

Outgoing New York Republican Congressman John Faso held a conference call with reporters Thursday. He addressed a number of topics, from his defeat to President Trump to legislation he deems important. After one term, Faso lost the 19th District seat to Democrat Antonio Delgado in a bitter campaign.

Ken Lovett
Ken Lovett

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Ken Lovett, Albany Bureau Chief for The New York Daily News, about outgoing Republican Congressman John Faso of the 19th District. The pair also discuss New York state Senator Michael Gianaris' opposition to the Amazon deal.

Dr. Alan Chartock's Morning Commentary

Nov 8, 2018
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Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on the resignation of U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Dr. Chartock also discusses President Donald Trump's comments on New York's 19th Congressional District election results.

Democrat Antonio Delgado Wins In NY-19

Nov 7, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

For months, Democrats targeted New York’s 19th Congressional district as they campaigned to take control of the House. Late last night, they claimed victory as Democrat Antonio Delgado defeated freshman Republican John Faso. It was a hotly contested race in an 11-county swing district that had the nation’s attention.

Delgado Defeats Faso In NY-19

Nov 7, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Democrat Antonio Delgado defeated freshman Republican John Faso in New York’s 19th Congressional District. It was a hotly contested race in an 11-county swing district that had the nation’s attention.

NY-19 Candidates, Voters Weigh In On Election Day

Nov 6, 2018
From left to right: Democrat Antonio Delgado, Republican Congressman John Faso, the Green Party's Steve Greenfield and independent Diane Neal
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With less than three hours before polls close, voters in New York’s 19th congressional district are deciding whether their candidate is the one to help flip the House and reject President Trump’s agenda or to side with the freshman Republican and his record. Antonio Delgado and Congressman John Faso, along with their volunteers, are wrapping up their final day of door-knocking and hand-shaking after months of campaigning.

GOP PAC Mailer Targets Democratic Voters In NY-19

Nov 6, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

A mailer sent by a Republican political action committee is urging Democratic voters in New York’s 19th congressional district to vote for the Green Party candidate in today’s midterms.

National Eyes Are On The Race For NY-19

Nov 6, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Voters in New York’s 19th Congressional District are deciding whether to elect Republican John Faso for a second term or go with Democrat Antonio Delgado. Polls since late summer have portrayed the race as a dead heat. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne was out at a few polling places this morning.

Dr. Alan Chartock
Eric Korenman

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on his conversation with Republican Congressman John Faso of New York's 19th Congressional District. Faso is facing Democrat Antonio Delgado, the Green Party's Steve Greenfield and independent Diane Neal in his bid for a second term. Dr. Chartock also discusses a New York Times article claiming President Trump's nationalism could be the breaking point for some suburban voters.

House Majority Whip To Campaign For Faso In NY-19

Nov 1, 2018
WAMC, Allison Dunne

The majority whip of the House of Representatives will be campaigning in New York’s 19th congressional District Friday with freshman Republican John Faso.

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A group that opposes big money in politics has issued a report showing that a handful of wealthy billionaires are contributing heavily to Republican congressional campaigns in New York.

Monmouth Poll Shows Delgado Leading Faso In NY-19

Oct 30, 2018
Challenger Antonio Delgado and Rep. John Faso
Composite photo by Allison Dunne & Dave Lucas/WAMC

A Monmouth University poll released Tuesday shows the Democratic candidate in the race for New York’s 19th Congressional District leading by a wider margin since a September poll.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

Former Vice President Joe Biden was in Kingston, New York Friday to stump for 19th Congressional District candidate Antonio Delgado. It’s part of Biden’s effort to turn out votes for Democratic candidates across the country. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne reports Biden also touched on the day’s biggest headline — the pipe bombs sent to many top Democrats.

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about the ongoing debate over arming grounds monitors in the Saratoga Springs School District. The pair also discuss President Donald Trump's endorsement of Republican incumbent John Faso in New York's 19th Congressional District.

The candidates in New York's 19th Congressional District debate: Republican John Faso, Democrat Antonio Delgado, Green Party Candidate Steven Greenfield and Independent Diane Neal.
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The four candidates for New York's 19th Congressional District debated for 90 minutes Monday afternoon at The Linda, WAMC's Performing Arts Studio.

From left to right: Democrat Antonio Delgado, Republican Congressman John Faso, the Green Party's Steve Greenfield and independent Diane Neal
WAMC

The candidates running to represent New York's 19th Congressional District debated at The Linda, WAMC's Performing Arts Studio on Monday, October 22. Republican Congressman John Faso, Democrat Antonio Delgado, the Green Party's Steve Greenfield and independent Diane Neal took part in the debate.

From left to right: Democrat Antonio Delgado, Republican Congressman John Faso, the Green Party's Steve Greenfield and independent Diane Neal
WAMC

Today on Vox Pop, we discuss today's live debate between the candidates in New York’s 19th Congressional District at The Linda, WAMC’s Performing Arts Studio. WAMC’s Alan Chartock, News Director Ian Pickus and Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne are here for the discussion. 

Facebook & Twitter composite photo by Dave Lucas/WAMC

A Siena College poll released in late August had first-term Republican Congressman John Faso holding a 5-point lead over Democratic challenger Antonio Delgado in New York’s 19th Congressional district. In a new Siena poll out today, that lead has shrunk to one point.

New Poll Shows NY-19 Race In A Dead Heat

Oct 22, 2018

The race for New York’s 19th Congressional district is neck-and-neck, according to a new poll. 

NY-19 Candidates Spotlight Veterans Issues

Oct 20, 2018
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Pat Bradley/WAMC

Two congressional candidates in New York’s 19th District have been reaching out to veterans.

AARP Hosts NY-19 Tele Town Halls With Faso, Delgado

Oct 18, 2018

AARP New York recently held separate telephone town halls with two candidates in the 19th Congressional District — Republican Congressman John Faso and Democrat Antonio Delgado. Earlier this month, AARP released a poll showing Delgado leading the race 43 percent to 36 percent among older voters.

AARP Releases Poll For NY-19, NY-22

Oct 2, 2018
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AARP released a poll Tuesday showing Democratic congressional candidates with leads over their incumbent Republican opponents among older voters in two key swing districts. The survey in New York’s 19th and 22nd Districts also reveals what is important to voters 50 and older, issues such as health care and Medicare.

Alan Chartock

WAMC's Dr. Alan Chartock shares his thoughts on New York's 19th Congressional district race. Dr. Chartock also discusses Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's testimony last week during his Senate confirmation hearing.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The congressional candidates for New York’s spotlighted 19th District participated in a forum Thursday that allowed for sharing views with an audience rather than debating one another. Debate has been raging mainly among constituents, often on social media. Among the mainstream party candidates, though, it has been through ads.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

 

The Ulster County Chamber of Commerce hosted a congressional candidate debate Thursday morning in Kingston. Four candidates for New York’s 19th District took turns answering questions on issues ranging from health care to small business to climate change.

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