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  • Views split on taxes, medical costs

    Dieterich, Tonko set out positions on federal issues BY DAVID LOMBARDO, Gazette Reporter, October 12, 2012 U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and Glenville Republican Bob Dieterich offered starkly different visions for improving the lives of voters …

  • Live debate scheduled for 20th Congressional District seat

    By: Matt Ryan, WMHT Date: July 3, 2012 WMHT is proud to announce that it will once again be hosting a live debate on October 11th for the 20th Congressional District seat. Two-term incumbent Paul Tonko will be challenged in 2012 by Glenville businessm…

  • Dieterich For Congress Fundraiser: Saratoga Casino & Raceway

    A special thanks to everyone who came out to support us at our fundraiser last week. It is your support which will help us to “Keep America Strong” and bring positive change to our Nation’s Capitol!    …

  • An Evening With Dick Morris

    Reserve Your Seat Today! Single Attendee$125.00 USD Couple$200.00 USD VIP$1,000.00 USD Young Republican$100.00 USD …

  • A Letter from Bob Dieterich

    Dear Concerned Citizen, It is with a great sense of pride and dedication to duty that I have announced my candidacy for the United States Congress.  I proudly served this Nation as a military officer and am ready to serve Her again, bringing a new …

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  • Ziegler To Run Dieterich Campaign Against Tonko

    By David Lombardo – May 30, 2012 The Republican challenge to U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko will be run by a veteran of U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson’s 2010 campaign and will feature a guest appearance by national political consultant Dick Morris. Patrick Ziegler be…

  • Early trip to court in Congressional race, Dieterich challenges Tonko’s third-party petition signatures

    By John Purcell – May 17, 2012 SCHENECTADY COUNTY — Bob Dieterich is hoping to strike Paul Tonko’s name from the Independence Party ballot line, but Tonko is confident his name will remain. Dieterich filed a lawsuit in state Supreme Court in Schenec…

  • Tonko, Dieterich seek Independence Party line

    By David Lombardo – May 10, 2012   20TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — Thousands of votes could be up for grabs in the race between U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and Republican challenger Bob Dieterich as both are pursuing the Independence Party…

  • Dieterich, Tonko campaigns fight in court over Independence ballot line

    By David Lombardo – May 10, 2012 20TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — Almost 10,000 votes could be up for grabs in the 20th Congressional District because of legal challenges being brought by Republican challenger Bob Dieterich against U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-A…

  • Dieterich takes Tonko’s Independence Party petitions to court

    By David Lombardo – May 9, 2012 The 20th Congressional race is heading to court. Republican challenger Bob Dieterich has filed a civil lawsuit against U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam. The suit, filed in Saratoga County on April 27 by attorney James Wa…

  • Albany Councilman likes to follow the law

    By Jordan Carleo-Evangelist – April 5th, 2012 Albany Councilman Anton Konev is no stranger to political jousting. The first-term midtown Democrat has found himself in all kinds of political dust-ups over the last year two-plus years — from a battle ove…

  • With district lines in place, challenger sets sights on Tonko

    By Adam Shanks – March 26, 2012 The 20th Congressional District, formerly known as the 21st Congressional District, has a new Republican candidate for the 2012 election. New York’s congressional lines were officially set by a federal court last week…

  • Bank of Scotia CFO throws hat into ring

    MSNBC – March 6, 2012 Robert Dieterich, CFO of the First National Bank of Scotia, is expected to announce his candidacy for New York’s 21st Congressional District, a seat currently being held by Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam. The congressional district cu…

  • Congressional candidate says he’ll focus on the economy

    Dieterich, 43, a married father of three, said he has been meeting with friends since 2010 to discuss how to launch such an endeavor. Dieterich, a former captain in the Air National Guard, has worked for the First National Bank of Scotia for 18 years. He said because of his financial acumen, his campaign platforms will stress reducing the national debt and reforming tax code.

  • Tonko challenger steps forward: Banker to run on GOP line

    Glenville native and First National Bank of Scotia CFO Bob Dieterich officially announced his candidacy Wednesday for representative of the 21st Congressional District.

Press Releases

  • Statement from Congressional candidate Bob Dieterich on the Anniversary of the Signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act

    Scotia, NY—Today marks the 22nd anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act by then-President George H.W. Bush. This critical piece of civil rights legislation protects the disabled from discrimination in employment, accessing public…

  • Dieterich Seeks Independence Party Line

    20TH CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT — Thousands of votes could be up for grabs in the race between U.S. Rep. Paul Tonko, D-Amsterdam, and Republican challenger Bob Dieterich as both are pursuing the Independence Party ballot line for the general election. With…

  • Chamber of Commerce Press Release

    Chamber Gives Tonko a Measly Score of 17 out of 100: April 11th, 2012   Scotia, NY –  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce released its annual scorecard on how members of Congress voted on key business issues. Congress passed a number of pro-business bil…

  • UCC Endorsement

    UPSTATE CONSERVATIVE COALITION  ENDORSES BOB DIETERICH FOR U.S. CONGRESS: April 3rd, 2012   SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Ben Potiker, President of the Upstate Conservative Coalition of Saratoga Springs, announces the endorsement, by his organization, o…

  • Obamacare Press Release

    As Supreme Court Hears Obamacare Arguments Dieterich Asks Tonko to Answer for His Promises: March 26th, 2012   Albany, New York – With the Supreme Court poised to hear Obamacare arguments today, businesses, governments and everyday New Yorkers thro…

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