U.S. House http://wamc.org en GOP Primary For Congress In Northern NY On Tuesday http://wamc.org/post/gop-primary-congress-northern-ny-tuesday <p></p><p></p><p>The Republican primary for a northern New York congressional seat features a self-funded businessman digging deeper into his personal fortune and a former Washington political staffer getting financial help from major conservative backers. Mon, 23 Jun 2014 23:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 93267 at http://wamc.org GOP Primary For Congress In Northern NY On Tuesday North Country Surprised Owens Will Not Seek Re-Election http://wamc.org/post/north-country-surprised-owens-will-not-seek-re-election <p></p><p></p><p>New York 21st District Congressman Democrat Bill Owens announced today that he will not seek re-election. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 01:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81863 at http://wamc.org North Country Surprised Owens Will Not Seek Re-Election Owens Explains Decision To Retire From U.S. House http://wamc.org/post/owens-explains-decision-retire-us-house <p></p><p></p><p>New York Congressman Bill Owens announced this afternoon that he will not run for re-election.&nbsp; WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley joined a conference call as the Democrat explained his decision. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81862 at http://wamc.org Owens Explains Decision To Retire From U.S. House Representative Bill Owens Discusses Congressional Session http://wamc.org/post/representative-bill-owens-discusses-congressional-session <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The 113th Congress has returned to work following a holiday recess and several issues are expected to dominate the agenda. Before he left for Washington, New York’s 21st District Representative Democrat Bill Owens discussed some of the key issues representatives must address.&nbsp; Wed, 08 Jan 2014 17:55:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 81426 at http://wamc.org Representative Bill Owens Discusses Congressional Session Regional Congressmen Work Towards Bipartisanship http://wamc.org/post/regional-congressmen-work-towards-bipartisanship <p>President Obama chastised Congress for its partisan bickering and lack of progress in tackling the nation’s imperatives during his State of the Union address.</p><p>“The American people don’t expect government to solve every problem,” the president said. “They don’t expect those of us in this chamber to agree on every issue. But they do expect us to put the nation’s interests before party. They do expect us to forge reasonable compromise where we can.”</p> Wed, 13 Feb 2013 17:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 57726 at http://wamc.org Regional Congressmen Work Towards Bipartisanship Concerns Over Congressional Delay On Farm Bill Passage http://wamc.org/post/concerns-over-congressional-delay-farm-bill-passage <p>The leader of the U.S. House confirmed Thursday that the Farm Bill will not be addressed until after the November election.&nbsp; That concerns farmers across the region, because the bill and provisions crucial to the dairy industry expire at the end of this month.<br> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:20:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 48400 at http://wamc.org Concerns Over Congressional Delay On Farm Bill Passage