21st Congressional District

New York News
7:30 pm
Mon January 20, 2014

State Senator Decides Not To Run For Congress

Senator Betty Little
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A high profile Republican in the 21st Congressional District says she will not run for the seat being vacated by Democrat Bill Owens.

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New York News
1:00 pm
Wed January 15, 2014

21st District Scrutinized As Incumbent Withdraws

New York's 21st Congressional District

The abrupt announcement Tuesday that Congressman Bill Owens will retire from his seat in Congress means the sprawling 21st district is an open race.

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New York News
1:30 pm
Wed November 13, 2013

Owens Holds Telephone Town Hall with Constituents

Congressman Bill Owens
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Congressman Bill Owens, a Democrat from New York’s 21st district, met with his constituents through a telephone town hall Tuesday evening.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

Democratic Congressman Discusses Government Shutdown

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The government shutdown is garnering fierce criticism from Democrats, including Congressman Bill Owens. The Democrat from New York’s 21st district held a conference call with reporters from the region Tuesday afternoon to talk about the potential repercussions.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Fri August 2, 2013

Owens Answers Constituent Questions During Telephone Town Hall

Congressman Bill Owens

Democratic Congressman Bill Owens held a telephone town hall with constituents across his sprawling northern New York district Thursday evening.

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Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Fri January 18, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 3

  In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the 21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about his upcoming work on a new committee, Appropriations.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Thu January 17, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 2

  New York appears to be leading the way on gun reform in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that several steps must be implemented to get a handle on gun violence.

Congressional Corner
10:50 am
Wed January 16, 2013

Congressional Corner with Bill Owens - Part 1

  The fiscal cliff was averted, but it’s only a temporary fix. In today’s Congressional Corner, New York Representative Bill Owens — a Democrat from the21st district — tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock that he’s expecting another showdown in a few weeks.

North Country News
12:20 pm
Thu October 18, 2012

Contentious Congressional Debate in New York’s North Country

The Republican and Democrat running in New York’s new 21st Congressional District race met in a contentious televised debate this week.

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New York News
6:20 pm
Fri September 28, 2012

Three Congressional Candidates Participate in Debate

Earlier this week the candidates in the new 21st Congressional district debated in Queensbury.

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