That any congressional candidate would actually come to Akwesasne is the exception, and we give Ms. Cobb thanks for doing so.
As for undocumented people already in the country, Ms. Cobb said there should be more opportunity for them to regularize their status — especially for those brought here as minors and given status under the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.
Tedra Cobb has been attacked by the Stefanik campaign as “the out-of-touch, liberal, hyper-partisan, tax-and-spend candidate,” accused of having voted 21 times to raise taxes when a county legislator. The Stefanik campaign listed its “sources,” which makes fact-checking a straightforward matter.
Tedra Cobb has pledged to work to overturn Citizens United and get big money out of politics. It is ruining our great country and tearing us apart.
Tedra Cobb is applying for the job. With her 30 years of living, working and serving in the district, she more than meets the requirements. The incumbent meets none of the requirements. Not only that, Stefanik does not live in the district, never has, probably never will.
Today (Aug. 7) in a Facebook post, Elise Stefanik made several claims about her opponent that are clear distortions of fact. Never mind that Ms. Stefanik is now resorting to infantile name-calling; she’s also making claims about her opponent that are blatantly untrue. Ms. Stefanik said that, “As a St. Lawrence County Legislator, Taxin’ Tedra Cobb voted 20 times to increase your taxes all while bankrupting the county.” Fact: The bills in question, as Tedra Cobb has reiterated time and again, were bipartisan bills, the focus of which was local control — something Republicans usually like. And bankrupting the county? What on earth? I just got off the phone with the St. Lawrence County treasurer’s office which confirmed that …
“It is more than an honor to get the Our Revolution endorsement. It is humbling and, at the same time, inspiring to be recognized as the candidate who is of the people, for the people as I seek to serve and represent the residents of upstate New York,” said Cobb.
Tedra Cobb will work to ensure that visitors and immigrants to this country receive fair treatment and are protected and valued as important members of our community.
Why Tedra? As a local entrepreneur herself, Tedra fully understands what it takes to grow a small businesses—and what obstacles need to be overcome.
There are many reasons we endorse Tedra Cobb for Congress in the 21st District. Her strong environmental record is one of them.
Protecting the environment is essential for our planet, our region, our health and our economy.
Tedra Cobb demonstrates a personal connection to many of the regional issues she spoke on at Wednesday night’s town hall.