Rep. Bill Owens (D, New York-21) cuts and runs.

    Nice. NY Democratic Rep Bill Owens not seeking reelection. — Jake Sherman (@JakeSherman) January 14, 2014   This was that thoroughly contested seat (the one involving Doug Hoffman) that drove the GOP nuts in 2009 and 2010 in trying to take it back. As Politico implies, Bill Owens hasn’t really been fitting in in Congress and the Republican party has been actively planning to go | Read More »

    Ethics Committee to Review Owens Case

    Via POLITICO last night - A $22,000 trip to Taiwan taken by Rep. Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh) will be reviewed by the House Ethics Committee. According to House rules, the committee has 45 days to review the request and decide whether or not to launch a formal probe or release the investigation. The committee can extend this review period for another 45 days if necessary. Owens released | Read More »

    Owens to Vacation With Obama

    12/1/2012 THIS JUST IN – Sources are saying that Congressman Owens (D-Plattsburgh) will be joining President Obama on his three week, $4 million vacation, courtesy of the American taxpayers…I am still waiting confirmation but will update as soon as possible. In the meantime, a quick observation – With four weeks left before we fly over the “fiscal cliff”, Mr. Owens has stayed true to his | Read More »