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Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Who will join Joe Biden on the Democratic ticket?

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.

Another election year is here, but is climate change a top issue?

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.

Our continent will soon have a new trade deal.

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

The third presidential impeachment trial in American history has begun.

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

The holiday season is an important time for consumer protection.

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.

A note to listeners — this segment was recorded just before the Thanksgiving holiday.

2019 is ending with more dire warnings about the environment.

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

The first batch of public hearings is behind us, but the impeachment investigation continues.

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

Rep. Paul Tonko speaks at Saratoga Race Course
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August is here and the thoroughbred racing season is in full swing at Saratoga Race Course. And a local congressman is trying once again to pass anti-doping legislation directed at the sport.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

The 2020 election is already under way.

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

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

October’s limo crash in Schoharie is still being investigated.

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

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Being a member of Congress means a busy schedule.

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

The Environmental Protection Agency logo
The Environmental Protection Agency

New York Democratic members of Congress are calling for action after news that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will not move to set limits for PFAS chemicals – a group of believed carcinogens found in several Northeast communities.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Democrat Paul Tonko won re-election to the U.S. House in New York's 20th Congressional district and joined Joe Donahue and Alan Chartock live on air during WAMC's election results coverage.

Congressman Paul Tonko
Congressman Paul Tonko

Democratic primary voters in New York decided to stick with Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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

Once again, a Supreme Court nominee is facing 11th hour questions about his past. 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 and RISSE Operations Director Francis Sengabo
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Volunteers and staff at an Albany organization that provides assistance to refugees and immigrants are struggling to keep up with the demand for services. Today, the organization got a visit from their member of Congress, Democrat Paul Tonko.

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.

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.

New York Congressman Paul Tonko and members of the New York chapter of the U.S. Small Business Association gathered in Schenectady this week to announce an initiative to boost small business growth. 

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.

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At the first economic outlook summit hosted by the Saratoga Prosperity Partnership, 20th District Congressman Paul Tonko and Albany-area economist Hugh Johnson appeared as keynote speakers.

Former Commissioner of the New York State Office of General Services John Egan has died.

Rep. Paul Tonko
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The nation and its political leaders have been reacting to Thursday’s Supreme Court ruling upholding the legality of federal tax subsidies under the Affordable Care Act. Chief Justice John Roberts voted with the court’s liberal wing in a 6-3 configuration, the second major decision in favor of Obamacare during his tenure. Reaction has largely hued along party lines, with Democrats, including the president, hailing the victory and Republicans continuing to call for repeal, Capital Region Congressman Paul Tonko, a Democrat, spoke with WAMC’s Ian Pickus from the House just after the decision went public.

Experts agree that America’s infrastructure is in bad shape.

In today’s Congressional Corner, New York representative Paul Tonko tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that mustering the political will to make improvements is a challenge.

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