Matt Doheny http://wrvo.org en Stefanik wins GOP 21st Congressional District primary http://wrvo.org/post/stefanik-wins-gop-21st-congressional-district-primary <p>After entering the race as a complete unknown last year, Elise Stefanik won the Republican Party primary in New York's 21st Congressional District Tuesday night by a commanding margin over Matt Doheny.<br /><br />Stefanik, a 29-year-old political analyst, overcame non-existent name recognition, opposition from some senior GOP leaders, and claims that she was a "carpetbagger" from outside the North Country district.<br /> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 04:52:04 +0000 David Sommerstein & Brian Mann 57867 at http://wrvo.org Stefanik wins GOP 21st Congressional District primary Primary results: Stefanik victorious in 21st Congressional District; Hanna wins in 22nd http://wrvo.org/post/primary-results-stefanik-victorious-21st-congressional-district-hanna-wins-22nd <p><strong>11:05 pm:</strong> Rep. Richard Hanna (R-Barneveld) declares victory over Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney in Republican primary in 22nd Congressional District. There is no Democrat running in the general election in November.</p><p><strong>10:38 pm</strong>: Republican candidate Matt Doheny concedes to Elise Stefanik in the race to be the party's nominee for the 21st Congressional District in November.</p><p>The 21st district covers the North Country and is currently represented by Rep. Bill Owens (D), who announced his retirement earlier this year.</p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 02:47:01 +0000 WRVO News 57866 at http://wrvo.org Doheny, Stefanik take similar platforms to North Country voters http://wrvo.org/post/doheny-stefanik-take-similar-platforms-north-country-voters <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For the past few months, North Country voters have heard a lot about the two Republican candidates running to represent the party in this fall's election for New York's </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Congressional District. But the differences between Elise </span>Stefanik<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Matt </span>Doheny<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> aren't really that vast.</span></p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 10:16:06 +0000 Gino Geruntino 57796 at http://wrvo.org Doheny, Stefanik take similar platforms to North Country voters Doheny, Stefanik debate local and national issues http://wrvo.org/post/doheny-stefanik-debate-local-and-national-issues <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The two candidates vying for the Republican Party's nod in the </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Congressional District showed a lot of similarities during an hour-long primary debate held Thursday in Watertown. The debate between Matt </span>Doheny<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Elise </span>Stefanik<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> was broadcast on </span>WWNY<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in Watertown and North Country Public Radio and public television.</span></p> Fri, 13 Jun 2014 10:14:10 +0000 Gino Geruntino 57259 at http://wrvo.org Doheny, Stefanik debate local and national issues Doheny says attack ad launched againgst him crosses a line http://wrvo.org/post/doheny-says-attack-ad-launched-againgst-him-crosses-line <p></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 20:22:10 +0000 Gino Geruntino 56826 at http://wrvo.org Doheny will be on the ballot again for the 21st District http://wrvo.org/post/doheny-will-be-ballot-again-21st-district <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Matt </span>Doheny<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is again adding his name to the 2014 ballot for northern New York's&nbsp;</span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Congressional</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> District. </span>Doheny<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, the owner of a private investment firm in Watertown, ran for the seat in 2010 and 2012, but lost both races to Democrat Bill Owens. Owens announced last month that he will retire after his term ends at the end of this year.</span></p> Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:07:09 +0000 Gino Geruntino 51589 at http://wrvo.org Doheny will be on the ballot again for the 21st District Owens holds on to North Country congressional seat http://wrvo.org/post/owens-holds-north-country-congressional-seat <p>Democrat Bill Owens survived one of the most costly and bitter political campaigns in North Country history last night. He defeated Republican businessman Matt Doheny by about 4,000 votes. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 15:00:02 +0000 Brian Mann & David Sommerstein 28758 at http://wrvo.org Poll shows Doheny-Owens race in statistical tie http://wrvo.org/post/poll-shows-doheny-owens-race-statistical-tie <p>The two candidates running for the North Country's congressional seat are in a statistical tie, according to the latest poll from Siena College. Republican Matt Doheny trailed incumbent Democrat Bill Owens by 13 points in Siena's last poll seven weeks ago. Owens now leads by just one point in the poll released today, which showed the Democrat receiving 44 percent support, to Doheny's 43 percent. Thu, 01 Nov 2012 20:15:01 +0000 Catherine Loper 28464 at http://wrvo.org Poll shows Doheny-Owens race in statistical tie Jobs were top issue for audience at Doheny-Owens debate http://wrvo.org/post/jobs-were-top-issue-audience-doheny-owens-debate-0 <p>In northern New York, a large audience showed up for the debate televised on YNN was held in the contentious race between Democrat incumbent Bill Owens and Republican challenger Matt Doheny.&nbsp; Sat, 27 Oct 2012 08:51:00 +0000 Joanna Richards 28167 at http://wrvo.org Owens and Doheny face off in a televised debate http://wrvo.org/post/owens-and-doheny-face-televised-debate <p>The two major party candidates met for the last debate in the North Country's Congressional race last night in Watertown. Incumbent Democrat Bill Owens and Republican Matt Doheny sparred on well-trodden ground, like tax cuts, the deficit, and Medicare. They also differed, sharply at times, on a range of other issues.</p><p> Fri, 26 Oct 2012 14:37:58 +0000 David Sommerstein 28150 at http://wrvo.org Owens and Doheny face off in a televised debate Owens and Doheny debate agricultural issues http://wrvo.org/post/owens-and-doheny-debate-agricultural-issues <p>Democrat Congressman Bill Owens from Plattsburgh says passage of the federal farm bill that has stalled in Washington is one of his top priorities. Thu, 06 Sep 2012 20:17:10 +0000 Brian Mann 25578 at http://wrvo.org Owens works the senior vote in the North Country http://wrvo.org/post/owens-works-senior-vote-north-country <p>Rep. Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh) is making Medicare a big issue in his race with Republican Matt Doheny.<br><br>Senior citizens vote at higher rates than the rest of the population.&nbsp; So they’ll be key to the eventual winner of the North Country’s 21st Congressional district.&nbsp; And issues important to seniors, like health care law and Medicare, will take front stage until November.</p><p>Owens’ campaign has been ratcheting up the debate with Doheny on Medicare. Sat, 25 Aug 2012 12:00:01 +0000 David Sommerstein 24915 at http://wrvo.org Owens works the senior vote in the North Country Owens enters contest of the airwaves http://wrvo.org/post/owens-enters-contest-airwaves <p>Congressman Bill Owens has released the first television advertisement of his re-election campaign --&nbsp; a day after his Republican opponent Matt Doheny did.<br> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 20:28:48 +0000 Catherine Loper 24794 at http://wrvo.org Regional Congressional races take the contest to the airwaves http://wrvo.org/post/regional-congressional-races-take-contest-airwaves <p>Two of the region's most hotly contested political races have taken to the airwaves with their first television commercials.<br> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:11:43 +0000 Catherine Loper 24769 at http://wrvo.org Interview: Republican Kellie Greene, candidate for 21st Congressional district http://wrvo.org/post/interview-republican-kellie-greene-candidate-21st-congressional-district <p>June 26 is Congressional primary day in New York. In the newly redrawn 21st district in Northern New York,&nbsp; Republican Kellie Greene is running against Matt Doheny. The winner of that race will face incumbent Democrat Congressman Bill Owens in November. Doheny lost a close race to Owens two years ago. This year Greene hopes to get the chance to take on Owens.&nbsp; Greene spoke with WRVO&#39;s Catherine Loper.</p><p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 13:49:44 +0000 Catherine Loper 21387 at http://wrvo.org Interview: Republican Kellie Greene, candidate for 21st Congressional district Interview: Republican Matt Doheny, candidate for 21st Congressional district http://wrvo.org/post/interview-republican-matt-doheny-candidate-21st-congressional-district <p>June 26&nbsp; is Congressional primary day in New York.&nbsp; In the newly redrawn 21st district in northern New York.&nbsp; Republican Matt Doheny is running against Kellie Greene. The winner of that race will face incumbent Democrat Bill Owens in November. Doheny lost a close race to Owens two years ago, and he&#39;s back for another run this year. Doheny recently he spoke with WRVO&#39;s Catherine Loper.</p><p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:49:11 +0000 Catherine Loper 21383 at http://wrvo.org Interview: Republican Matt Doheny, candidate for 21st Congressional district