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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) isn’t a fan of the Green New Deal, the resolution introduced by progressive lawmakers last week to combat climate change. Read more

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When Preston, of Essex, is willing to take 100 illegal aliens into her home (Jan. 19 edition), then maybe we all could feel sorry for these wandering tribes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The government shutdown is now over. Read more

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Has the competition between the parties caused such a divide that our government will fail to function as designed by the founders? Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | President Trump agreed to reopen the federal government on Friday for three weeks as negotiations continue over his demand for a border wall. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | According to anecdotal reports heard by The Eagle, few Vermonters working locally in the private sector, at this time, are being affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | A partial shutdown of the federal government is expected to last past Christmas and until Thursday when the Senate reconvenes. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | A Morrisonville-based cab company is allegedly continuing to price gouge refugees seeking passage to the Canadian border despite being dinged by the state last year for the same practice. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) was a rare bright spot for Republicans in last month’s midterm elections. Read more

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Candidates for New York's 21st Congressional District break over gun control, health care and military spending in second debate Read more

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ELLENBURG | Two Guatemalans were arrested at the Canadian border last week for allegedly attempting to smuggle five Romanians into the country. Read more

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Kenneth G. Barcomb who recently wrote that conservatives are controlled by “cold logic, not emotions,” had some valid points. Read more

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MONTPELIER | Vermont leads all other U.S. states in illegal crossings along the Canada/U.S. border, U.S. Attorney Christina Nolan said during an August 15 WCAX-TV interview. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | Border-zone legislation recently introduced by U.S. Sens. Patrick Leahy, (D-Vt.), and Patty Murray, (D-Wash.), is drawing sharp criticism from illegal immigration opponents who say the bill would “hamstring” the nation’s immigration enfo Read more

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ALBANY | New York will sue the federal government over the practice of separating children from their parents following their detainment for illegally entering the country. Read more

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We believe H.R. 4760, also called the Securing America’s Future Act bill now in the U.S. Congress, is a commonsense solution to the DACA problem that both parties, despite their many on-going policy differences, can get behind. Read more



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PLATTSBURGH | Congress must pass a spending bill in early-February to avoid another government shutdown Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | The Canadian government has signed an agreement that will expedite travel and commerce at the U.S. and Canadian border. Read more

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It’s amazing to me how much time, energy and money is being wasted on this Paris Accord issue of global warming in hopes of changing temperature by less than 1 degree 80 years from now as if that’s the biggest problem we face. Read more

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PERU — Phyllis Yaffe, Consul General of Canada in New York, reassures locals that trade relations remain strong Read more

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