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  1. Stronach Group Supports Bill to Bring in USADARead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 | Blood Horse

    With a pair of United States Congressmen planning to formally reintroduce legislation that would aim for uniform medication standards in horse racing by giving the United States Anti-Doping Agency oversight of equine drug polices in the sport, powerful racetrack owners The Stronach Group has announced it will support the legislation. In the coming days, Congressmen Andy Barr, a Republican from Kentucky; and Paul Tonko, a Democrat from New York, plan to reintroduce the Horseracing Integrity Act that Barr said would create uniform medication standards across 38 U.S. racing jurisdictions by giving USADA oversight of racing's medication rules and testing.

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  2. Capital Tonight: April 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 19 | Your News Now

    On this episode of Capital Tonight: reports on water infrastructure in the state budget, the future of criminal justice reform after passage of raise the age legislation, and the latest charges Steve Pigeon is expected to face. Interviews with Congressman Paul Tonko, Assemblyman James Skoufis, Kristin Salvi of the American Heart Association, James Meerdink of Parks and Trails New York, and Insiders Bruce Gyory and John McArdle.

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  3. U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko Receives 2017 Energy Hero Award from IRECRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 18 | PressReleasePoint

    ... presented today in the congressman's Albany district office. "It's my great pleasure to recognize Representative Paul Tonko as an IREC Energy Hero," said Sherwood today and at the March 8 event. " We honor his years of transformative advocacy for a ...

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  4. Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus: Price, release date ... Everything has been officializedRead the original story

    Monday Apr 3 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... to announce any agreements that could be part of the state's proposed $152 billion spending plan. Representative Paul Tonko said , "New York's Capital Region is home to many seniors". The girl's mother, Stacey Elkins, said last month that her ...

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  5. New picture book will show black Santa with white husbandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 3 | The Oak Ridge Observer

    ... to announce any agreements that could be part of the state's proposed $152 billion spending plan. Representative Paul Tonko said , "New York's Capital Region is home to many seniors". Thousands of United States and South Korea troops are now engaged ...

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  6. Climate change fact must trump politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 31 | The Hill

    Donald Trump Climate change fact must trump politics Ingraham: Trump picking fight with Freedom Caucus 'really, really unhelpful' Report: Trump tax policy would largely benefit New York's wealthy MORE is not responsible for the rise in global temperature last year, even though he did raise the temperature of our political dialogue. The fact is, even though 2016 was the warmest year on record, the previous two years also received that same ominous designation.

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  7. Dems seek billions in funding from feds for N.Y. health careRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | New York Daily News

    Rep. Eliot Engel, the Bronx Democrat who is sponsoring the bill, was one of four members of the state's congressional delegation that announced the legislation on a conference call Thursday with Cuomo. ALBANY - A week after the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare died , four New York congressional Democrats are pushing a bill seeking billions in additional federal health care funding that would allow the state to takeover the local share of Medicaid.

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  8. Governor Cuomo Endorses 'Empire State Equity Act' to Reduce ...Read the original story

    Thursday Mar 30 | PressReleasePoint

    ... I applaud Governor Cuomo for working with my colleagues and me to protect all New Yorkers." Representative Paul Tonko said, "New York's Capital Region is home to many seniors. They depend on Medicaid to help them cover the cost of their long-term ...

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  9. Cuomo, NY Congressional Dems have a Medicaid counterproposalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 30 | Albany Times Union

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo and members of New York's Democratic Congressional delegation are touting a measure countering an amendment to the scuttled American Health Care Act that would have required New York State to absorb the full portion of Medicaid costs currently covered by counties. The amendment was offered up by Rep. Chris Collins of Buffalo and John Faso of Kinderhook, who sold it as a way to bring about sorely needed property tax relief around the state.

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  10. As AHCA heads to vote, last-minute debate ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    With the American Health Care Act scheduled for a vote Thursday afternoon, elected officials on both sides of the aisle engaged in an intense last-minute debate over that bill, which would repeal and replace Obamacare. On the floor of the House, Rep. John Faso, R-Kinderhook, defended the bill as offering insurance coverage choice for Americans.

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  11. Capitol Hill viewing of "The Promise" draws capacity Congressional audienceRead the original story

    Mar 23, 2017 | Groong

    A special Capitol Hill viewing of "The Promise" – the Armenian Genocide-era epic starring Christian Bale set for nationwide release on April 21st – drew a capacity crowd of Members of Congress, senior Congressional aides, coalition partners, and a broad cross-section of the Washington, DC foreign policy community, reported the Armenian National Committee of America . The viewing, hosted by Survival Pictures, Open Road Films, the Congressional Armenian Caucus and the ANCA, featured introductions by legislators and a question and answer session with Oscar Award winning director Terry George and producer Eric Esrailian.

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  12. After neo-Nazi-fueled disquiet in Portland, Oregon's U.S. senators call for harsher hate crime lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2017 | OregonLive.com

    Steven Shane Howard, is restrained while talking with a counter protestor at George Rogers Park in Lake Oswego, where supporters of President Donald Trump and counter demonstrators gathered for the March 4 Trump rally, Mar. 4, 2017. Mike Zacchino/Staff ( Noting a recent spate of anti-Semitic "hate incidents" in the Portland area, Democratic U.S. Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley have introduced legislation to clamp down on hate speech and prejudice-fueled attacks.

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  13. Here are all the factions opposed to the GOP's Obamacare replacement plan - Thu, 09 Mar 2017 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | The Spokesman-Review

    House Energy and Commerce Committee member, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M., center, is flanked by fellow committee members, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., left, and Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., right, worked through the night to argue the details of the GOP's "Obamacare" replacement bill, Thursday, March 9, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington. WASHINGTON - The long-promised GOP bill to repeal and replace Obamacare is facing opposition from all sides, and a constellation of conservative and moderate Republicans have attacked the legislation, even though it has the support of President Donald Trump, The bill is being debated in the House of Representatives, where it will move through four committees before a vote proceeds on the House floor.

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  14. Trump-backed health plan clears first hurdles, fate uncertainRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2017 | Globe and Mail

    House Energy and Commerce Committee member, Rep. Ben Ray Lujan, D-N.M. , is flanked by fellow committee members, Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt. and Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y. as they argue details of the GOP's "Obamacare" replacement bill, on March 9, 2017, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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  15. Obamacare replacement plan receives rocky reception in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    The long-awaited GOP promise to "repeal and replace" Obamacare saw the light of day Tuesday, but the resulting bill got a rocky reception from both conservative and moderate Republicans - to say nothing of Democratic defenders of the Affordable Care Act. Yet the Republican leadership on Capitol Hill aligned with President Trump to push its replacement, the American Health Care Act, to Obamacare.

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  16. Amtrak's Adirondack on track to benefit from customs legislationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Times Union photo by LUANNE M. FERRIS -- RENSSELAER, FRIDAY, SEPT. 20, 1996. AMTRAK CELEBRATES THE RETURN OF THE 'ADIRONDACK' TODAY.

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  17. Rex Smith: No suckers born every minute hereRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | Albany Times Union

    Phineas Taylor Barnum is remembered as a notorious showman and huckster, but it's probably worth noting that he was also a politician - a Republican state legislator and mayor in Connecticut in the dozen years just after the Civil War. So maybe we shouldn't be surprised to hear his name so often invoked when people talk about today's politicians.

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  18. I Would Really Like to See What's in it Before they Pass it:...Read the original story

    Mar 3, 2017 | Instapundit

    ... floor of the Capitol. The House Democratic whip, Representative Steny H. Hoyer of Maryland, and Representative Paul Tonko, Democrat of New York, went to that room, but could not find the bill there. "I have been told that the House Obamacare bill is ...

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  19. In chaotic scene, Rand Paul demands to see the House GOP's Obamacare repeal billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | KCTV5

    Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul marched to the House side of the Capitol Thursday morning, knocked on a locked door and demanded to see a copy of the House's bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which he believed was being kept under lock and key. Aides in the room told the senator -- before dozens of reporters in a crowded hallway -- that there was no bill to see.

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  20. Rand Paul demands copy of Obamacare repeal billRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2017 | KAEF

    Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul marched to the House side of the Capitol Thursday morning, knocked on a locked door and demanded to see a copy of the House's bill to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, which he believed was being kept under lock and key. Aides in the room told the senator -- before dozens of reporters in a crowded hallway -- that there was no bill to see.

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