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John J. Faso

2nd Democrat joins race for Hudson Valley seat in Congress

Another Democrat has entered the race for the Congress from the Hudson Valley for the seat Republican Rep. Chris Gibson says he's going to vacate.

Will Yandik, a farmer with degrees from Princeton and Brown, is deputy town supervisor in Livingston.

He says he received the endorsement of the Columbia County Democratic Committee over the weekend.

Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham law professor, ran against incumbent Andrew Cuomo for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2014.

According to her Facebook page, she received contributions from 3,000 donors during her campaign's first week.

On the Republican side John Faso, a former Assemblyman who ran for governor...