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McMurray (left) poses with musician Jon “Bowzer” Bauman (right), just one of several celebrities who have endorsed his unlikely candidacy.

Meet Nate McMurray, the Happy Warrior Vying to Unseat New York’s Most Corrupt Congressman

McMurray says he will be an independent voice in Congress, and promises to fight on behalf of working class and union voters, enact smart trade policies, and help the struggling upstate economy.

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ICE in the Hudson Valley

The escalating bitterness of the national debate on immigration and recent crackdowns by ICE have caused public outcries in communities where immigrants live and work.

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Shrinking Schools

The problem of shrinking student enrollment ticks silently away until it becomes too urgent to ignore. Then it erupts into community outrage about tough decisions.

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Cleaning Up The Hudson

Has the decade-long General Electric river cleanup been effective? Would the river have been better off left alone?