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With nearly all the districts counted in Tuesday’s voting, it appears Republican Tom Reed is on his way to a 5th term, but his Democratic challenger Tracey Mitrano is not yet conceding.

With most districts in overnight, Reed was leading Mitrano by a 61 to 35% margin. The Associated Press also said Reed would keep the seat.

When Reed made remarks Tuesday night and declared victory, he did offer some praise for Mitrano, who also ran and lost against him two years ago.

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CORNING, N.Y. (AP)  An upstate New York congressman said he and his family were threatened with a dead animal and a brick bearing a family member’s name at his home Friday.

The brick and the animal were found at Republican Rep. Tom Reed's house after 10:30 a.m., according to the Corning Police Department, which said it was working with state police and federal agencies to investigate, according to WIVB-TV.

Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning)

As Congress works on a fourth phase of coronavirus relief, Republican Congressman Tom Reed said on Tuesday that there’s “tremendous” demand for recovery funds. 

Reed said that he sees direct assistance to most U.S. citizens and reopening the economy as crucial to this next round of legislation. 

“The economic devastation, every day we are shut down, continues to go up exponentially,” he said.

He wants to ensure that funds for local municipalities do not go to state governments, he said.

Congressman Tom Reed joins us to discuss his ideas for reopening the economy during the pandemic. He also offers feedback to listeners who are looking for financial relief during the crisis. Congress is close to passing a new half-trillion-dollar relief package after many small businesses and workers were left out of the last one. Congressman Reed answers questions about how to apply and what might be available.

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WATCH: What's going on in Washington with Congressman Tom Reed

Apr 1, 2018

He’s been described by some as one of President Trump’s most loyal defenders. So, in the midst of what seems to be a daily whirlwind of political news out of Washington, where does Congressman Tom Reed stand on some of the issues rocking our nation? Congressman Reed of New York’s 23rd District, which includes parts of Canandaigua and Geneva, joins this edition of Need to Know.

Congressman Tom Reed (R-Corning)

Speaker Paul Ryan is a stop in Rochester at the end of August, part of a Western New York swing to raise funds for GOP candidates according to The Buffalo News.

Ryan will headline a breakfast event at Oak Hill Country Club in Pittsford on August 30 to benefit Rep. Tom Reed, R-Corning, a day after a Buffalo event sponsored by Rep. Chris Collins, R-Clarence, and his wife, Mary.

In the first half of the program, we have a pre-recorded interview with Congressman Tom Reed. In the second half of the show, we look at what a "no" vote in yesterday's school budget means for some districts. We talk with West Irondequoit Superintendent Jeff Crane; his district was one of only a few that is dealing with a rejected budget.