June 13, 2018 Articles, Press

Health care remains in focus as Dem race enters endgame

PETE DEMOLA JUNE 13, 2018 SARATOGA SPRINGS | Health care continues to animate candidates as they hurdle towards the finish line in a hard-fought Democratic primary contest for New York’s 21st Congressional District. The five hopefuls made their closing arguments to voters Monday in Saratoga Springs for who is best positioned to go up against …

June 13, 2018 Articles, Press

Democratic candidates tout strengths at congressional forum

Michael Goot June 13, 2018 GREENFIELD — As they largely agreed on the major issues, the five candidates seeking the Democratic nomination in the 21st Congressional District stressed their individual strengths and why they are the best person to be their next representative during a candidates forum on Monday evening. Tedra Cobb of Canton cited …

June 12, 2018 Editorial, Press, Uncategorized

Letter: Tedra Cobb for the 21st District

To the editor: As we watch as the current occupant of the White House, without consulting Congress, overturns critical regulations that protect the environment, consumers and workers, while at the same time claiming that he is above the rule of law and can pardon himself, and then as we consider the record of Elise Stefanik, …

June 10, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Support Cobb in 21st District Dem primary

On June 26, New York state voters will have an opportunity to cast an important primary vote for our representation in Congressional District 21 for the 116th Congress. There are many qualified candidates on the Democratic side, but one has set herself apart as most deserving: Tedra Cobb. Considering the many reasons to choose a …

June 9, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Cobb would unite people in north country

On May 23, the Rev. Fred Garry wrote an excellent North Country Perspective column in the Watertown Daily Times titled “Old wisdom not very helpful.” In concluding his essay, Rev. Garry reminded me of the reason we need to support Tedra Cobb in her effort to go to U.S. House of Representatives for the 21st …

June 9, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Tedra Cobb is the best candidate for Congress

I am writing to express my support of Tedra Cobb’s candidacy in New York’s 21st Congressional District. I have met Tedra multiple times and believe she is not only qualified to lead professionally, but is an exemplary individual whose stable and steady voice is sorely needed. Tedra was raised among foster children and as she …

June 9, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Tedra Cobb will alter status quo in NY-21

I’ve observed our current congresswoman in NY-21 disingenuously bob, weave, smile, hide and otherwise skew and obfuscate the truth for far too long. She has done this while blatantly voting against her constituents’ best interests on important and even lifesaving issues such as health care and the environment while simultaneously pandering to her power base …

June 8, 2018 Editorial, Press
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Opinion: Cobb will address concerns and questions truthfully, says former North Country Children’s Clinic CEO

Friday, June 8, 2018 – 7:51 am To the Editor: I met Tedra Cobb 18 years ago in Canton. at the initial 21st Century Project session hosted by the Northern NY Community Foundation. Tedra was sitting in the midst of many powerful, community leaders (mostly men) from Lewis, Jefferson and St. Lawrence counties. Tedra was …

June 8, 2018 Editorial, Press
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Letter: Tedra Cobb is the best candidate for Congress

I am writing to express my support of Tedra Cobb’s candidacy in New York’s 21st Congressional District. I have met Tedra multiple times and believe she is not only qualified to lead professionally, but is an exemplary individual whose stable and steady voice is sorely needed. Tedra was raised among foster children and as she …

Fight to Fix Healthcare: Tedra’s TV spot

Tedra Cobb is running for Congress in New York’s 21st Congressional District. Her fight to make health care affordable is personal, and her experience makes her the best choice to take on Elise Stefanik. Vote for Tedra on June 26th!

June 4, 2018 Press, Press Release

Tedra Cobb Endorsed by Capital Region Our Revolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Martha Devaney, Capital NYPAN Co-Chair; (518)879-7320; mdevaney12@yahoo.com Tedra Cobb Endorsed by Capital Region Our Revolution Capital New York Progressive Action Network (NYPAN) awards the Our Revolution endorsement to Tedra Cobb, democratic Congressional candidate for New York’s 21st district. As an affiliate of Our Revolution, the membership of Capital NYPAN voted to …

June 3, 2018 Editorial, Press
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Opinion: Replace Stefanik with Experienced Candidate, says Former St. Lawrence University VP for Finance

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 – 8:22 am To the Editor: I was once impressed by the smart young woman that is our Congressional representative in the 21st District. I thought her energy, drive and ambition would serve her well in representing her constituents. But I’m afraid we can no longer wait for Elise Stefanik to …

June 3, 2018 Articles, Press
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NY-21: Tedra Cobb builds campaign on experience as legislator, health advocate

But the difference this time is that Cobb has experience under her belt – including eight years as a legislator – and she’s used that experience to build a significant ground game across the district.

Tackling the Opioid Addiction Problem

Tedra recognizes the need to abandon failed strategies of the “War on Drugs” and supports a range of effective approaches to turn the tide on this epidemic.

May 31, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Send Cobb to Washington

Now more than ever we need representatives in this country with proven leadership skills and boots-on-the-ground experience. Tedra Cobb has this experience and will beat the incumbent Elise Stefanik, who has failed the district she was elected to serve. Vote Cobb on June 26. When a candidate like Tedra Cobb enters the arena, take note. …

May 31, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Cobb would fight corporate career politicians

This letter is written in support of Tedra Cobb, who is running to be our representative in New York’s 21st Congressional District. Often, political letters supporting new challengers focus on what the incumbent is doing wrong. Indeed, this letter could be very long if that were the case. It would mention all the recent insults …

May 31, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Cobb not afraid to answer tough questions

A recent article in this newspaper compared donations to Democratic candidates the 21st Congressional District to donations to U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik ( “Stefanik far outpaces Democrats in PAC donations,” May 18). Stefanik campaign spokesman Leonardo Alcivar said, “The Democratic candidates’ embarrassing fundraising numbers speak for themselves”; I found this statement sarcastic and insulting. I …

May 30, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: It’s time to drain swamp of deceit

I’d like to thank Mr. Simpson for alerting me to Barack Obama’s receiving PolitiFact’s lie of the year in 2013. Since he didn’t include it, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it.” Here are a few other winners. In 2015, they awarded it to the many campaign misstatements of Donald Trump. …

May 30, 2018 Editorial, Post

Letter: Cobb offers heartfelt concern over constituents, says Madrid resident

I wish to let you know why I am supporting and helping Tedra Cobb who is running to be our next Representative in Washington D.C. I was fortunate to get to know Tedra when she ran for St. Lawrence County Legislator. I volunteered to help with whatever I could do. Well to my surprise she …

May 29, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Replace Stefanik with experienced candidate, says former St. Lawrence University VP for Finance

To the Editor: I was once impressed by the smart young woman that is our Congressional representative in the 21st District. I thought her energy, drive and ambition would serve her well in representing her constituents. But I’m afraid we can no longer wait for Elise Stefanik to gain sufficient experience to understand that diverting …

May 29, 2018 Articles, Press

Tedra Cobb wants to be representative who listens

Michael Goot The Post-Star May 29, 2018 GLENS FALLS — Tedra Cobb does not like it when elected officials turn their backs on her. Cobb, running for the Democratic nomination in the NY-21 Congressional District, said when she was a 22-year-old student at SUNY Potsdam, she was active in fighting against an incinerator plant that …

May 29, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Tedra Cobb could defeat Rep. Stefanik

To the Editor: This June 26, the 21st District Congressional primary will determine the challenger to the incumbent, Elise Stefanik, for the November election. Tedra Cobb is the candidate who can defeat Stefanik. Despite a few symbolic “moderate” votes in Congress, Stefanik has been a loyal supporter of President Trump and GOP congressional leadership and …

Tedra Cobb touts experience in Congressional primary

May 27, 2018 CANTON – The motivation behind Tedra Cobb’s first run for local office and her current bid for Congress is hard to miss. Hearing the 50-year-old Democrat talk about the events that led her to challenge an incumbent county legislator in 2001 is eerily reminiscent of the Democratic critique that U.S. Rep. Elise …

Letter: Tedra Cobb could defeat Rep. Stefanik

Editor: This June 26, the 21st District Congressional primary will determine the challenger to the incumbent, Elise Stefanik, for the November election. Tedra Cobb is the candidate who can defeat Stefanik. Despite a few symbolic “moderate” votes in Congress, Stefanik has been a loyal supporter of President Trump and GOP congressional leadership and would continue …

May 24, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Tedra Cobb is hardworking and determined

We needed to find someone who would not cave to political expediency at the expense of the people she was elected to serve, someone who is unafraid to look people in the eye, to listen and learn from what they have to say. Someone who is committed to solving problems in ways that bring people …

May 24, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Support for Tedra Cobb

To the editor: To voters of NY21: I wish to let you know why I am supporting and helping Tedra Cobb who is running to be our next representative in Washington, D.C. I was fortunate to get to know Tedra when she ran for St. Lawrence County legislator. I volunteered to help with whatever I …

May 22, 2018 Editorial, Press

Restore trust in government by voting for Tedra Cobb, says Potsdam resident

To the Editor: Trust is an essential element of any relationship and that is what is missing today. People have lost faith that the government has the people’s interest in mind. Some even feel our country has become an oligarchy, controlled by the wealthiest, one percent. Thus, we have President Trump in the White House …

May 21, 2018 Articles, Press
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Cobb talks health care, campaign finance reform and more at informal ‘community conversation’

By JOSH DAVIS FRIDAY, MAY 18, 2018 DICKINSON –– Congressional hopeful Tedra Cobb visited Dickinson’s Township Brewing Company to engage with voters on topics ranging from health care and campaign finance reform to government transparency and her own credentials as a potential member of Congress. Roughly two dozen residents listened and engaged with Cobb’s informal …

May 20, 2018 Articles, Press

Congressional hopeful hosts town hall in area

Maureen Werther The Saratogian May 20, 2018 GREENWICH, N.Y. >> As primary season in New York’s 21st Congressional District begins to heat up, the field of candidates on both the Republican and Democratic sides is crowded. Democrats currently have five candidates in the running. Don Boyajian recently dropped out of the congressional race to run …

May 18, 2018 Editorial, Press

Letter: Cobb’s leadership based on hands-on experience, says Colton resident

Robert Penski May 18, 2018 Entering the lobby of a Lewis County government building for an early morning meeting, I noticed a circle of a dozen women having a lively discussion. I hesitated, curious, and listened. The women – all pregnant – were sharing suggestions of how to care for themselves and their children. I …

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