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Delgado tapped into progressive fury and energy to pull off a hard-fought victory in a red-leaning districtAntonio Delgado for Congress

Antonio Delgado Makes History

Democrat Antonio Delgado has defeated Republican incumbent John Faso to become the first African American ever to represent upstate New York in Congress.

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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?