Letter: Comparing Two Candidacies for Congress

I must confess that I was somewhat amused by Howard Hirsch’s letter to the editor on June 25 criticizing the Watertown Daily Times for providing “free advertising” to Tedra Cobb, specifically letters from Tedra’s supporters, while not printing “even one letter in support of Elise Stefanik.” First of all, the Watertown Daily Times saw fit …

Letter: Research Will Lead Voters to Support Cobb

Congratulations to Tedra Cobb on winning the New York District 21 Democratic primary with an overwhelming majority on June 26. We now need to continue that momentum and work together to get Tedra Cobb’s ethical and intelligent voice to Washington! She will help set a new tone and work hard for the residents of our …

Letter: Stefanik Gets Facts Wrong on Cobb’s Record

Voters want the facts, not “gotcha” name-calling and “hyper-political” rhetoric. Elise Stefanik is labeling Tedra Cobb a “tax and spend liberal.” Stefanik claimed that Cobb voted to increase taxes more than 20 times as a St. Lawrence County legislator. By checking the source, https://www.stlawco.org/Departments/BoardofLegislators/BoardMeetingMinuteArchives, you find the Stefanik campaign repeatedly misread or purposely misled. Its statements …

Letter: Stefanik Not Telling Truth About Cobb

  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’ …

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 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 …

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 …

April 12, 2018 ,

Liberal Vermonters Look Across The Border To Sway Upstate New York Voters

Brian Mann April 12, 2018 NRP A crowd of Vermonters packed into Chris Shaw’s living room this spring, not to hear about local politicians, but to meet a Democrat running for a House seat in upstate New York’s 21st Congressional District. People here are part of a national trend among progressive-tilting voters. They appear energized …

April 12, 2018 ,

Cobb represents hope

Letter to the Editor April 12, 2018 Press Republican There are many complex problems around the world that now make things seem less hopeful or safe for coming generations. Changes in weather have brought hardship, even loss of life, in our country alone. There seems to also be a turning away from others by disregarding …

Stefanik campaign files signatures for four ballot lines

Pete Demola The Sun April 10, 2018 ELIZABETHTOWN, NY — Rep. Elise Stefanik’s re-election campaign announced Monday it has filed over 8,500 signatures across four party ballot lines with the state Board of Elections. CHALLENGERS CIRCULATING Seven Democrats have announced campaigns to deny the lawmaker a third term, and have also been circulating petitions ahead of …

April 10, 2018 , ,

Statement From Tedra

“After a two-day, 450-mile tour with stops in each of the 12-counties in NY21, I’m proud to deliver more than 5,300 signatures to represent the people of northern New York on the Democratic line in November.”

April 10, 2018 , ,

Cobb turns in signatures to be put on ballot for NY-District 21

Bernie Lange April 10, 2018 My Champlain Valley A grass roots campaign for a Democratic spot in the Congressional race for New York’s 21st district. Tedra Cobb delivered thousands of petitions signatures to put on the ballot as a Democratic candidate in November’s general election. Cobb is a North Country entrepreneur but she does have …

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