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PLATTSBURGH | Kimberly Davis, Democratic Candidate for NY State Senate in the 45th District has announced that she has secured unanimous endorsements from all six Democratic County Committees within the 45th District. Read more

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Cameron Russell

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MIDDLEBURY | On Tuesday, Democratic candidate for Governor, Rebecca Holcombe, welcomed experienced Vermont campaign worker, Cameron Russell, as her new Campaign Manager. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Betty Little announces retirement

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NEW YORK | New York state Republican Sen. Betty Little has announced that she will not be running for re-election in 2020, choosing not to run against five-year-long Clinton County treasurer and Democratic Senate runner Kimberly Davis. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Green Party Presidential Candidate Howie Hawkins visited Plattsburgh as part of his campaign last week. He visited and met with supporters at city hall, Olive Ridleys and SUNY Plattsburgh Nov. 20-21. Read more

The Sun

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PLATTSBURGH | Residents of Clinton County will decide several county and town races when they go to the polls Tuesday. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Candidates for town of Chester government positions will soon be sharing their qualifications, vision of the municipality’s future, and objectives, with the public. Read more

The Sun

Dan Alexander

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The first Democrat presidential debates for 2020 have been announced, and it sounds more like a 2-card, free-for-all mud wrestling event than a professional interview process for selecting the party’s ultimate candidate. Read more

Guest Columnists

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A recent Gallup poll shows that 51 percent of Americans reject socialism and call it “a bad thing,” while 43 percent say it’s “a good thing.” So, where do Eagle readers stand on this topic? Please let us know. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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How to get large tax breaks: Because he loves tax breaks and Israel, Sheldon Adelson (billionaire casino mogul) is a natural fit for the Republican party, and he spends and spends and spends. Read more

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The Democrats’ Green New Deal’s dismissal of nuclear power dooms it to failure as a realistic plan to reduce carbon emissions, according to some climate change experts. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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MIDDLEBURY | The majority party Democratic legislature has been gaining momentum during the early weeks of 2019 and tension is mounting as proposals vetoed by the Gov. Phil Scott (R) last year have a new life in a new year. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Trying to place blame for the government shutdown is an exercise in futility. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Going back to Lydon Baines Johnson — 53 years — there have been 25 years of Democrat presidents and 28 years of Republican presidents. Read more

Letters to the Editor

Pete DeMola wrote a big article about state aid reduction and gun control in the past issue of The Sun. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | With the state legislature now in session with a new Democratic majority, the North Country delegation touched down in Plattsburgh on Friday to brief local industry leaders on the latest from Albany. Read more

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | Government watchdog Travis Whitehead, a professional engineer who for years has challenged decisions and expenditures of Warren County, has announced his candidacy for supervisor of Queensbury. Read more

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As everyone in New York and across the country knows, New York is in the lead with its progressive agendas. 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

Guest Columnists

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MONTPELIER | Congressman Peter Welch (D-Vermont) is among the estimated 70 members of Congress who have declined pay during the shutdown of the U.S. government, according to a Jan. 10 CNN story... Read more

The Vermont Eagle

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PLATTSBURGH | The state legislature last week passed two bills designed to ban the use of gay conversion therapy on minors and protect residents from discrimination based on their gender identity. Read more

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