2016 Presidential Election


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While taking some time off, I’m taking a look back to previous columns for a little perspective on the world of political twists and turns. Here’s one from January 2014. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Lynn Kahn's spokesman announced his arrival with a flamethrower aimed at squarely at Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) and Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb. Read more

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Back in the April of 2016, I wrote about the corruption of the powerful on display with the upcoming presidential election. Read more

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Day after day, year after year, we suffer through the Russian collusion ghost story as if it actually happened and isn’t costing tens of millions of tax dollars. Read more

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According to the Vermont Secretary of State’s Office, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s Election Data & Science Lab has released its 2016 Elections Performance Index (EPI)... Read more



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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Democrats introduced a package of bills last week designed to combat Russian election meddling. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik disagrees with the president's assertion that he can pardon himself. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Democratic congressional candidate Tedra Cobb has rolled out a get-out-the-vote text message reminder program ahead of the primary. Read more

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We used to get an endorphin rush from watching likes, follows and shares stream in on social media. Read more

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In response to Mr O’Neill’s letter (“Declining to vote is irresponsible,” March 10 edition of The Sun), I take it I’m supposed to vote for someone who I don’t want in the office they are running for? Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | President Donald Trump isn’t the only politician under a cloud of foreign collusion. Read more

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WASHINGTON | Breaking with President Trump, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) views Russian aggression as a “serious threat.” Read more

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Last week was another eventful week in our nation’s history. Read more

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Your recent editorial (Letter to the Editor, “Enough of Sore Loser Negativism,” by Gary Guido) hit the nail right on the head! Read more

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Recently a North Country lady told me her daughter broke into tears when she heard Trump was elected. Read more

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CHAMPLAIN — Nicholas Duffy said he will never forget the first time he stepped into the state Senate chamber of the Capitol in Albany last month. Read more

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Many writers have noted that the electoral college has recently functioned as a formality. But the founding fathers did not intend it as a formality, and treating it as such now puts our country at grave risk. Read more

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It makes sense that Trump would pick Andrew Puzder for Secretary of Labor! He is anti-labor, a wife abuser and supports cutting wages. Read more

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1. Democrats fought for Social Security Read more

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