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  1. Democrat eyes challenge to Stefanik in a 16Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Watertown Daily Times

    Peru native and retired Army officer William M. Derrick is considering taking on Rep. Elise M. Stefanik in the 2016 election. “I am drawn to serve, and that is all I've ever done,” Mr. Derrick, 53, told the Press-Republican.

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  2. Former 21st District Congressman Bill Owens will receive an honorary...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    CANTON ) - SUNY Canton is set to hold its 107th Commencement Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. Saturday in the Roos House Convocation, Athletic and Recreation Center. The college will be presenting special awards to honorees who have influenced education in the North Country and the state.

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  3. Stefanik added to NRCC fundraising program; Dems see weaknessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has been added to the National Republican Campaign Committee's “ Patriot Program ,” a fundraising move Democrats say proves she will be vulnerable to challenges from the other side of the aisle during the 2016 election. In a statement released Friday, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said Ms.

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  4. Gay Americans know all about hate crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Post-gazette.com

    In response to Jack Kelly's April 12 column, "Intolerance on the Left" : Mr. Kelly quotes the Rev. William Owens as saying regarding gays, "They have not been hung from trees or denied basic human rights."

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  5. Copy of the heartbreaking civil rights lawsuit Eric Garner filed against the NYPD in 2007Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Daily Kos

    On September 1st, 2007, seven years before NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo would choke Eric Garner to death in a video watched all over the world , he filed a heartbreaking civil complaint against NYPD Officer William Owens, the City of New York, and the NYPD over an awful incident in which he was illegally strip searched near his home. In the complaint, Eric describes how Officer William Owens, in the middle of the street, inserted his fingers up Eric Garner's rectum and made Eric pull his underwear completely down while he "searched" around Eric's testicles.

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  6. Stefanik raises more than $300,000 in first quarter, has $260,000 in cashRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik announced Tuesday that she has raised more than $304,000 during the first quarter of 2015, and has $260,000 cash on hand. In a statement, Ms.

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  7. Stefanik announced as guest speaker for Massena Chamber dinnerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik will be the guest speaker for the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce's 83rd annual dinner May 7 at The Copper Still Steakhouse, 9999 state Route 56, Massena. Ms. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, represents New York's 21st District in Congress.

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  8. Stefanik: Senate Democrats to blame for blocking Department of Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has joined several of her Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives in blaming Senate Democrats for the brinksmanship that's blocking the funding of the Department of Homeland Security. Democrats have blocked efforts to bring a bill to the Senate floor that would undo President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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  9. Stefanik: Senate Democrats to blame for blocking Department of Homeland Security fundingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, has joined several of her Republican colleagues in the House of Representatives in blaming Senate Democrats for the brinksmanship that's blocking the funding of the Department of Homeland Security. Democrats have blocked efforts to bring a bill to the Senate floor that would undo President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration.

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  10. Not a slick move: Obama vows to veto Keystone pipeline bill passed by CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    The support of U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, on this issue was most welcome. She previously endorsed the pipeline, and her congressional chamber approved a final version of the bill Wednesday by a vote of 270-152.

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  11. Stefanik meets with Alcoa officialsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Rep. Elise M. Stefanik had an introductory meeting with officials from Alcoa last week and, like her predecessor, former Rep. William L. Owens, she joined the members of the Congressional Aluminum Caucus. “Alcoa also provided an update on the modernization site and the plant in Massena,” said Ms.

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  12. Former Dem lawmaker joins McKenna LongRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Hill

    Recently retired Rep. Bill Owens will be joining McKenna Long & Aldridge as a senior strategic advisor based in its Washington office, the firm announced on Monday. Although based in Washington, Owens will also serve in the federal and state and local government affairs practices in its New York offices.

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  13. Former Rep. William L. Owens takes job with D.C. law firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    Former Rep. William L. Owens has taken a job with a law firm in Washington, D.C. that specializes in international law and consulting. He will work in the firm's public policy and regulatory affairs practice advising Canadian and U.S. companies on cross-border commerce, according to a news release.

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  14. Facebook COO's influence on new member of CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | CBS News

    New York Republican Elise Stefanik, the youngest woman ever elected to Congress , may have gone to college with Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, but it's Facebook's COO, Sheryl Sandberg, whom she cites as a major influence on her decision to run for office. Stefanik praised Sandberg's best-selling book, "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," and said she hopes her own example inspires more women to "step up to the plate" to run for office, as she prepares to be sworn into office on Tuesday.

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  15. Womensa group has high hopes for Stefanik incumbencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | Watertown Daily Times

    When U.S. Rep.-elect Elise M. Stefanik takes office today, the 30-year-old Willsboro Republican will be the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress. It also will be a day of celebration that is just the beginning of nurturing Ms.

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  16. Owens: Democrats need moderate to win back seat in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 27, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    To win back the 21st Congressional District seat in 2016, Democrats need a candidate with a demonstrated record of bipartisanship who can convince voters he or she is a moderate, said U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh. “I think the Democrat needs to talk about being bipartisan and has to demonstrate that they have a history of that - that's it's not just conversation,” said Mr. Owens, who is retiring at the end the year and did not seek re-election.

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  17. Owens reflects on years serving Northern New York in CongressRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, who is retiring at the end of the year, was first elected in a special election in 2009, and re-elected in 2010, in what was then the 23rd Congressional District. He was re-elected in 2012 in the new 21st Congressional District, which stretches from Lake Ontario to Vermont along a broad swath of Northern New York.

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  18. Bipartisanship Key To 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    To win back the 21st Congressional District seat in 2016, Democrats need a candidate with a demonstrated record of bipartisanship that can convince voters he or she is a moderate, said U.S. Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh. “I think the Democrat needs to talk about being bipartisan and has to demonstrate that they have a history of that, that's it's not just conversation,” said Mr. Owens, who is retiring at the end the year and did not seek re-election.

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  19. N.Y. receives nearly $100 million to support health care improvementRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    As New York looks to improve its health care offerings, it will receive $99.9 million from the federal government to support the State Health Innovation Plan. Among the goals for the funding, according to a news release from the state, is to improve access to primary, longterm and specialty care, link physicians and community-based resources, increase transparency for patients and improve value for patient care.

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  20. Local fishing charter owner seeks help in lifting fishing ban at power damRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Watertown Daily Times

    The owner of a local fishing charter company is seeking the assistance of the Greater Massena Chamber of Commerce to help lift a ban on fishing near the base of the New York Power Authority dam. Donald J. Lucas of Muskie Magic Charters Inc. said he has been told that the area is off limits to all anglers and he has maintained his distance after receiving threats of a fine, jail time and confiscation of his boat.

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