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Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney holds virtual press conference with NY-18 city fire chiefs, police chief, March 29, 2021
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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney met virtually with a few local city police and fire chiefs in the 18th District Monday. They talked about how funding from the American Rescue Plan will help their departments. The chiefs also raised issues about access to PPE, or personal protective equipment, and other concerns.

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney at Newburgh Free Academy, March 23, 2021
WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney was in Newburgh Tuesday with superintendents from Orange County’s three city school districts. They spoke about how funding from the American Rescue Plan will help their schools.

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Will scrapping the filibuster come back to hurt the Democrats?

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 March 10.

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Democrats finally got power, and now they want to keep it.

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 March 10.

NY-18 Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney pays respect to Officer Brian Sicknick, who died in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, and who laid in honor at the U.S. Capitol
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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney of the 18th district has introduced resolutions tied to the January attack on the U.S. Capitol, hoping to preserve the history and support essential staff.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney Holds Anniversary COVID-19 Roundtable with county executives, March 5, 2021
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Democratic New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney held a virtual roundtable Friday with three county executives. The gathering marked one year since Maloney’s first COVID-19 roundtable when the first cases in his 18th District emerged.

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney, New Windsor, NY, January 11, 2021
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New York Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney wants a law on the books that would revoke benefits for presidents convicted of a crime.

U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announces PFAS Firefirefighter Protection Act at Newburgh Fire Department, Feb. 22, 2021
WAMC, Allison Dunne

New York U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney were in Newburgh Monday announcing legislation to protect firefighters from PFAS.

Metro-North Harlem Line train in Wassaic, NY
WAMC, Allison Dunne

Federal lawmakers from New York say funding they helped secure for an MTA study could result in improved public confidence in mass transit.

NY-18 Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
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Joe Biden took the oath of office at noon Wednesday to become the 46th president of the United States. He takes charge in a deeply divided nation, inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors. WAMC has been speaking with members of Congress from the Northeast who attended the inauguration. Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney represents New York's 18th district.

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.

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

Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney
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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
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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)
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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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.

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