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GLENS FALLS | Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has been selected as a Trump campaign honorary New York state chair, the Trump campaign announced last week. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced last week that the Warren County Republican Party has officially endorsed his campaign for the New York State Senate. Read more

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State-of-the-State Phil Scott

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott’s fourth “State of the State” address to lawmakers was faced with hecklers from inside the State House last Thursday. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Within hours of Stec’s announcement, several candidates revealed they had submitted letters of intent with area Republican party officials to run for his 114th district Assembly post. Read more

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Assemblyman to face Clinton County treasurer Read more

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Turning Back The Pages

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Politics was his game: Gov. Nelson Aldrich Rockefeller, New York state governor, made a decision to not seek the Republican nomination for the presidency, which came with dramatic suddenness for the Republican Party. Read more

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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

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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

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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

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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

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County Undersheriff Shawn Lamouree has decided to discontinue his campaign for county sheriff, and take an executive position in private enterprise. Read more

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Without much fanfare on Thursday, June 13, the New York State Court of Appeals rendered a decision that received little attention. Given the statewide implications and Essex County’s involvement, it’s a shame. Read more

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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

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At a time when the concept of “fake media” and media bias has become so rampant, I would like to suggest to Mr. Alexander that he take a lesson from media sources like NPR and PBS which bend over backward to present the news as evenhandedly as... Read more

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RUTLAND | Poultney Selectboard member and 2018 state-senate primary candidate Terry Williams wants to draft new Republican Party candidates in time for the 2020 campaign. Read more

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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

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Last November, almost anyone running for office in Vermont was reminded as to just how intolerant the electorate has become. Anyone with the letter “R” next to his or her name, unless running unopposed, was summarily voted out of office. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A candidate for Essex County Clerk has been removed from the Republican party line and will instead seek an independent slot on the ballot this November. Read more

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

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