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Remembering another historic upset

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50 years before Donald Trump shocked the political world, Dan Button did it in Albany.

This week's feature story looks back at the journalist-turned-Republican candidate Dan Button who scored an upset victory over the city's Democratic machine and was elected to Congress in 1966. His daughter Nancy, now a producer for CNN's "State of the Union," and Times Union writer and historian Paul Grondahl look back at the remarkable upset.

 
 

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