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Swearing-In celebration applauds Representative Antonio Delgado

Democrat Antonio Delgado speaks at a democratic watch party in Kingston, N.Y., after defeating incumbent Republican John Faso Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. Democrat Antonio Delgado speaks at a democratic watch party in Kingston, N.Y., after defeating incumbent Republican John Faso Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. | Photo: AP Photo/Seth Wenig.

January 12, 2019 01:09 PM

HUDSON- Representative Antonio Delgado was celebrated Saturday in a swearing-in ceremony. 

Delgado won the election against firm term Republican John Faso. 

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"I couldn't be more proud to represent the people of New York's 19th Congressional District and have this opportunity to serve," said Delgado. "I look forward to gathering with community members and leaders on Saturday to share my goals as a Congressman and hear from folks about their priorities."

During the event, Delgado expressed his concern on the government shut down. "I get to Washington in the middle of a shutdown, and I don't know how we can serve the people" he said. 

Delgado assured his audience despite difficult times, he will do his best to serve all, because all are Americans. 

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