June 13, 2018

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 9, 2018

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 , ,

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 , ,

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 4, 2018

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 , ,

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 …

May 31, 2018

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

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 29, 2018

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 …

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 22, 2018

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 , ,

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 18, 2018

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 …

May 15, 2018

Letter: The right values

Press-Republican May 15, 2018 TO THE EDITOR: The 2018 mid-term elections will be critical for the future of our American democracy. Under President Trump, our political discourse has eroded due to his misguided positions and policy tweets, abetted by a hyper-partisan U.S. Congress more interested in rewarding the wealthiest through huge tax cuts widening income …

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