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The Affordable Care Act, Republicans hate it and many Democrats don’t understand it! Republicans call it “Obama Care” because anything President Obama did was wrong in their eyes. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Joseph Provoncha won re-election to the Essex County Clerk’s seat, besting contender Kari Ratliff, a Republican who ran as an independent. 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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Ever since the day after our last presidential election, the Democrats have been resisting the current administration with every conceivable approach they can muster. Read more

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Um, of course the voters will decide in 2020. And maybe the Russians will have a say too, as decorated Marine and former FBI director Mueller documented and warned against. Read more

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CLIFTON PARK | The looming mandate for vehicle owners to obtain new license plates — whether they need them or not — was denounced last week as an extraneous tax on motorists and a burden on DMV staff by area county clerks who teamed up... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | This year brings changes to the local Essex County Board of Elections as well as to all county election bureaus, statewide. Read more

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Clearly Richard Barney of Ticonderoga has mistaken me for someone else. I have not been building an IRA estate for my heirs, therefore cheating other taxpayers. 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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The old saying is that everything changes while everything remains the same. I look back at the way we are now and at things as they were 100 years ago and it is almost like the same play but with different actors. Read more

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QUEENSBURY | Warren County’s primary election June 25 offered up some surprises, chiefly because of some of the unexpected wide margins between several of the candidates. 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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WARREN COUNTY | Various positions in town government are up for election this year, and a variety of candidates have filed petitions for the public offices. 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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In state government, there are many causes worth fighting for. But none are more gratifying than when the public’s interests win out over political forces. 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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RUTLAND | For voters in the City of Rutland, this year’s mayoral race was a surprise conservative buffet. 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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Going back to Lydon Baines Johnson — 53 years — there have been 25 years of Democrat presidents and 28 years of Republican presidents. 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

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