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NY-17 Congressman Mondaire Jones
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House Democrats and a handful of Republicans on Wednesday voted to impeach President Trump for a second time, citing his incitement of the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne has reaction from a few Hudson Valley House members.

Rep. Maloney Wants President Trump Out Now

Jan 12, 2021
NY-18 Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
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Last Wednesday, Democratic New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney spoke with WAMC just hours after the violent storming of the U.S. Capitol. At the time, he said waiting for the transfer of power rather than impeachment or any other approach to remove President Trump would suffice. Now, as more information has been revealed, Maloney wants to see President Trump out of office days before Joe Biden assumes the presidency.

Rep. Maloney's Provision Banning Anchorages Is Now Law

Jan 11, 2021
Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, New Windsor, NY, January 11, 2021
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Democratic New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney joined environmentalists and local lawmakers on the banks of the Hudson River Monday to celebrate his resolution that further protects the lower portion of the waterway.

1/7/21 RT Panel

Jan 7, 2021
Microphone in radio studio
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     The Roundtable Panel: a daily open discussion of issues in the news and beyond.

Today's panelists are WAMC’s Alan Chartock, Investigative journalist and UAlbany adjunct professor Rosemary Armao, Peabody Award and Emmy Award winning journalist Linda Ellerbee, Dean of the College of Emergency Preparedness, Homeland and Cybersecurity at the University at Albany Robert Griffin, Tetherless World Professor of Computer, Web and Cognitive Sciences at RPI and Director of the RPI-IBM Artificial Intelligence research collaboration Jim Hendler, and Counter-terrorism expert and best-selling author Malcolm Nance.

NY 18 Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney joins the panel for a portion of the program.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, Newburgh waterfront
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Democratic New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney of the 18th District was on the House floor when a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol Wednesday during a joint session of Congress that was meeting to certify November’s election results for President-elect Joe Biden. He spoke with WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Wednesday night about what he experienced and how Congress should proceed over the next two week in relation to the president.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, Newburgh waterfront
WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney’s bill to permanently ban oil barge anchorages on the lower Hudson River has passed in the House.

Courtesy of the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor

A bill to honor the National Purple Heart Hall of Honor with a commemorative coin awaits the president’s signature.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
WAMC/Allison Dunne

House Democrats have elected Sean Patrick Maloney of New York’s 18th District to serve as the chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

Professor Dan McCarthy, Manhattanville College
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A number of New York state Senate races, especially in the Hudson Valley, hang in the balance, awaiting absentee ballot counting to see if Democrats gain ground. Two congressional races that are closer than expected expose a rift in the Democratic Party and the strength of Republicans regardless of President Trump’s actions. So says Dr. Dan McCarthy, an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College in Westchester County who specializes in American government. He spoke with WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne.

Two U.S. House Races In The Hudson Valley Are Close

Nov 4, 2020
Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
WAMC/Allison Dunne

Some congressional races in New York’s Hudson Valley ended up closer than predicted and while the incumbents have declared victory, their opponents have not conceded. 

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The Republican candidate in New York’s 18th House District says she is disappointed by a Thursday ruling that lets a ballot mistake stand.

Scott Smith Talks About His Race In NY-18

Oct 27, 2020
Scott Smith, candidate for NY-18
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Scott Smith wants voters in New York’s 18th U.S. House District to consider third-party candidates more seriously. He’s been on the ballot in the district before, and says this year is especially a good time for voters to explore their options beyond the mainstream. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Smith about his campaign.

Rep. Maloney Discusses His Race For Re-Election

Oct 26, 2020
Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, NY-18
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Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney is seeking a fifth term in New York’s 18th House district. The Democrat is running against Republican Chele Farley and third-party candidate Scott Smith. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with Maloney about the race.

New 12/USA Today Network New York NY18 Congressional Candidate Debate, October 19, 2020 (From left to right, Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney; Chele Farely; Scott Smith)
Courtesy of News 12/screenshot by WAMC, Allison Dunne

In a virtual debate Monday, the three candidates in New York’s 18th Congressional district agreed on little. Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, Republican Chele Farley and Serve America Movement candidate Scott Smith answered questions ranging from mask mandates to justice in policing to money in politics.

The election is weeks away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This conversation was recorded September 17.

Will a Trump defeat mean the election was rigged?

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This conversation was recorded September 17.

COVID-19 has the country on its heels.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This conversation was recorded September 17.

Scott Smith, SAM candidate in NY-18
Courtesy of Scott Smith

A congressional candidate in New York’s Hudson Valley is officially kicking off his campaign Tuesday. He has been on the ballot for the 18th District before. This time, though, he’s on a new party line.

Enlarged City School District of Middletown Superintendent Richard Del Moro (left) and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
Video courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

With New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s decision about reopening K-12 schools expected any day, school districts across the state have submitted their plans for the state’s approval. Those plans were due July 31. Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney held a videoconference with the superintendent of a school district in Orange County, sharing questions from area residents.

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The House of Representatives recently passed the bipartisan National Defense Authorization Act. Two New York congressmen from the Hudson Valley are behind a number of the measures that were included.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

A New York Congressman from the Hudson Valley is calling on the White House to expedite funding opportunities for COVID-19 testing of wastewater.

Rep. Maloney To Hold Town Hall At A Drive-In

Jul 18, 2020
Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

A New York congressman from the Hudson Valley will host a town hall Saturday, at a venue intended to make such a gathering safe during COVID-19.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney was in Orange County Thursday to talk about his bill that was included in a $1.5 trillion infrastructure package the House passed last week. Maloney, an 18th District Democrat, stood with the Orange County executive near a bridge that would benefit from the legislation.

Republican Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro, Democratic Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney and others hosted “A Listening Town Hall: People of Color Sharing their Experiences in Dutchess County” Tuesday night. About a dozen residents shared their stories about police encounters, racism and lack of opportunities.

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A New York congressman wants U.S. Army officials to remove Confederate symbols at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.

Courtesy of Stewart Air National Guard Base

Three New York congressional lawmakers are advocating once again for Stewart Air National Guard base in Orange County to become the site of a new squadron.

Election day is only a few months away.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, wraps up his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This conversation was recorded June 9th.

New York’s Hudson Valley is slowly reopening.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, continues his conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This conversation was recorded June 9th.

Americans are taking to the streets in record numbers.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Sean Patrick Maloney, a Democrat from the 18th district, speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

This conversation was recorded June 9.

NY Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney (bottom right); Dutchess County Executive Marc Molinaro (bottom left); Westchester County Executive George Latimer (upper left); Orange County Executive Steve Neuhaus (upper right)
Courtesy of the Office of Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney

Three Hudson Valley county executives joined New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney Thursday to urge Congress to deliver a coronavirus relief package that includes direct state and local funding. County leaders say they’re looking at steep revenue losses and layoffs unless the federal government throws them a lifeline.

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