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New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik gathered with supporters in Glens Falls Tuesday.
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Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik declared victory on Election Night, in a rematch of 2018 against Democrat Tedra Cobb.

Republican Elise Stefanik (left) and Democrat Tedra Cobb
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The race in New York’s 21st Congressional district is a rematch of 2018. But the elbows are a little sharper this time. 

Republican Elise Stefanik (left) and Democrat Tedra Cobb
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The two candidates running in New York’s 21st District Congressional race met for their second and final televised debate Wednesday evening.  The animosity between Republican Rep. Elise Stefanik and Democratic challenger Tedra Cobb was apparent throughout the hour-long exchange.

Republican Elise Stefanik (left) and Democrat Tedra Cobb
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Both candidates running for New York’s 21st Congressional district seat are declaring victory following a tempestuous debate on WWNY in Watertown Monday night.

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New York’s 21st Congressional district is nearly 15,000 square miles and extends from Watertown to Plattsburgh and Syracuse to the Canadian border. With less than three weeks to the election, the two candidates vying for the seat are attending rallies and forums across the region, including recent events in Plattsburgh.

Tedra Cobb at the People's Forum at SUNY Plattsburgh
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The Democratic candidate in New York 21st Congressional district is mounting her second challenge against Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik. In her first campaign two years ago, Tedra Cobb emphasized heath care issues.  Speaking at WAMC’s North Country Bureau this morning, Cobb tells WAMC’s Pat Bradley that in the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, health care remains her top priority.

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Northern New York’s Congresswoman took center stage in primetime Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention to deliver a speech in support of President Donald Trump. Congresswoman Elise Stefanik of the 21st District has become a stalwart supporter and Republicans in her district are praising her performance.

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Northern New York relies on its relationship with Canada.

In today’s Congressional Corner, NY-21 Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb wraps up her conversation with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Congresswoman Elise Stefanik is one of the Republican Party’s rising stars. In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about her plans to defeat Stefanik.

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It’s a rematch in the race for New York’s 21st House district seat.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Republican Elise Stefanik (left) and Democrat Tedra Cobb
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Northern New York Congresswoman Elise Stefanik’s campaign is blasting her predecessor for a statement he made on behalf of Stefanik’s Democratic challenger, Tedra Cobb.

Tedra Cobb meets supports during her Fighting For Northern New York campaign stop in Plattsburgh
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Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik of New York’s 21st district has been in the national spotlight after challenging House Intelligence Committee Chair Democrat Adam Schiff during the impeachment hearings in Washington. The president has called her a rising star, while the left responded vociferously.  The attention has spilled over to the district’s congressional campaign and has translated into a surge of donations for Democratic opponent Tedra Cobb, who is in the midst of a campaign tour that came to Plattsburgh Wednesday.

Area 4 Legislator Simon Conroy attends the September 25th meeting of the Clinton County Legislature
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Clinton County Legislator Simon Conroy, who had said that he planned to challenge the Democrat in New York’s 21st Congressional district race, has changed his mind and now says he’s endorsing Tedra Cobb.

Republican Elise Stefanik (left) and Democrat Tedra Cobb
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The candidates running for New York’s 21st Congressional district have released their quarterly fundraising reports and incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik is well ahead.

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In 2018, Democrats in New York’s 21st Congressional District fielded up to 10 candidates. Former St. Lawrence County legislator and Canton resident Tedra Cobb won the primary and challenged incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik. But Stefanik easily survived the “blue wave” election as Cobb lost by 14 points. In her concession speech, Cobb promised she would run again.  On Monday, Cobb made it official. Cobb, whose rhetoric echoes the last campaign, tells WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley the issues haven’t changed.

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The Democrat who lost the 2018 election to Republican Elise Stefanik of New York’s 21st Congressional district is looking for a rematch.

Republican Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and State Senator Betty Little at the Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls
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  Story updated 11/7/18, 11:20 a.m.

On an Election Night when several New York House seats flipped, Representative Elise Stefanik survived. The 21st District Republican will serve a third term after easily winning reelection.

Considering the first candidate jumped into the race as the new Congress was being sworn in almost two years ago, it’s been a long campaign in northern New York’s 21st district. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley recaps some of the highlights as Election Day finally approaches.

With two weeks left to campaign, the three candidates running in New York’s 21st district House race participated in their first debate Tuesday. Afterward, each told WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley, who was a member of the panel, they felt they had done well.

NY-21 Candidates Debate

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The three women running to represent New York’s 21st House district in Congress taped their first debate at Mountain Lake PBS in Plattsburgh yesterday afternoon.  The trio exchanged  barbs throughout the testy session. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley was a panelist.

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In June, Tedra Cobb won the Democratic primary that at one point had 10 competitors in New York’s 21st House district. Ever since, second-term Republican Elise Stefanik has maintained attacks on the former St. Lawrence County legislator’s voting record. But Cobb says she stands by her record.

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Republicans are hoping to hold on to New York’s 21st House district.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democrat Tedra Cobb wraps up her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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All politics is local.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Tedra Cobb — a Democrat running in New York’s 21st district — continues her discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

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Will Republican Elise Stefanik win a third term in New York’s 21st House district?

In today’s Congressional Corner, Democratic candidate Tedra Cobb speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

Morning Headlines With Miles Reed Of The Daily Gazette

Aug 1, 2018

WAMC's David Guistina speaks with Miles Reed, Editor of The Daily Gazette, about new revelations in the story of a secret recording involving Denocratic Congressional candidate Tedra Cobb of NY-21. The pair also discuss a claim filed against the Schenectady police chief.

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Democrat Tedra Cobb won a five-way primary Tuesday in New York’s 21st Congressional district and will now challenge two-term incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik. The barbs between the camps began on primary night. Cobb says her victory was about the people of the district and the need for change.

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Coming off a long, five-person primary in New York’s 21st House district that ended Tuesday night, Democrat Tedra Cobb is hoping to unify the party as she gears up to face incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik.  It’s considered an uphill climb.

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The general election in New York’s 21st Congressional district is set. Democrat Tedra Cobb easily won the five-person primary in the 12-county region Tuesday and will challenge two-term incumbent Republican Elise Stefanik. WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley has reaction from the candidates.

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Two women will face off in the general election in New York’s 21st district Congressional race as Tedra Cobb handily won Tuesday’s five –way Democratic primary to challenge incumbent  Republican congressman Elise Stefanik.

Tedra Cobb at the People's Forum at SUNY Plattsburgh
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Tedra Cobb will advance from Tuesday's Democratic primary in New York's 21st Congressional district to face two-term Republican Elise Stefanik, according to an Associated Press race call late Tuesday. Cobb defeated four challengers in the northern New York district.

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