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Ninety-two percent of gun owners, and practically all Americans, support universal background checks on the sale of firearms. Read more

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Last week’s column about the recent shootings in El Paso and Dayton received a fair amount of commentary this week. It seems the column struck a nerve on both sides of the aisle, but not for reasons you may think. Read more

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It is evident by the opinion letters in “Florida Today” that Republicans have short memories. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Schuylerville) has signed onto legislation that aims to prevent future government shutdowns. Read more

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The midterm elections showed the power of women in our country. Read more

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Regarding our increase in our national debt: Read more

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Perhaps you have seen the lawn signs around that say, “Save Medicare, Save Social Security, Vote Democratic,” and thought, “Yeah, right. A scare tactic.” Read more

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We need the press to do its job and both fact check and hold accountable those in positions of power and authority when they make misleading statements intended to confuse the public and when they lie—blatantly lie—to the people. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | In the wake of Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s contentious nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court, Rep. Elise Stefanik (R-Willsboro) said the nation has “weaponized the politics of personal destruction.” 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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George, I realize that your letter is a quick reaction to John O’Neill’s letter about the Republican takeover by the extreme right, but the idea that the Democrats have been taken over by the extreme left is actually funny. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. | Three weeks after a gunman killed 17 at a Florida high school in Parkland, state and federal lawmakers are still responding with possible solutions. 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 | As many as 350,000 children statewide may lose health coverage through the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) if Congress doesn’t renew funding. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn’t mincing words when it comes to the tax reform bill that cleared the U.S. Senate last week, calling it “trickle-down on steroids” and “a fraud” perpetrated on the American public. Read more

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KEESEVILLE | Danny Kaifetz is seeking federal legislation giving all vets access to treatment for disease that plagues veteran population Read more

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On March 23, 2010, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law. Since that time, the Republicans voted to repeal it 54 times. But during those seven years, they never took the time to develop an alternative. Read more

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As the Republican Congress struggled to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, the political landscape is steadily shifting. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH — The Congressional Budget Office released their updated score of the American Health Care Act on Wednesday. Read more

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the U.S. Senate prepares to start rolling back the Affordable Care Act this week, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) said she is deeply concerned about the implications for women’s health care issues. Read more

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