Cobb introduced herself to a voter while going door-to-door. “Oh, you’re Tedra Cobb,” said the man. “You saved my life.”
“I’m not here to take away the Second Amendment,” Cobb said. “But I believe we can protect society and legal gun owners. That’s not complicated. I am an avid supporter of your rights. But I am also an avid supporter of the health and safety of your community.”
Cobb sat down with seven area veterans, including one woman, who voiced a range of concerns regarding affordable and accessible health care, lack of civilian knowledge regarding military life, the privatization of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs and more.
“TV debates are good, but if there are going to be multiple debates, we think it’s important for voters to have at least one they can attend in person.”
As of Friday, Ms. Cobb had not confirmed her participation in the Albany debate. “I don’t know why there’s so much confusion,” Ms. Cobb said on Friday. “Perhaps (Ms. Stefanik is) disorganized.”