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About Martha Robertson
October 18, 2014
VIEWPOINTS: In the wake of the Citizens United decision, are you concerned about the influence of money in politics?
Democracy should not be '1 dollar, 1 vote.' I believe the Citizens United Supreme Court decision is a grave threat to a political system that already underrepresents whole groups of Americans. In the name of protecting First Amendment rights of free speech, the court unleashed the power of corporate greed and special interests, making our political system less democratic and less responsive to ordinary Americans. Read more »

October 15, 2014
Congressional Candidate Martha Robertson Raises Over $2 Million in Bid to Defeat Congressman Tom Reed; Martha’s impressive grassroots fundraising reveals dissatisfaction with Reed’s policies
For Immediate Release October 15, 2014 Contact Seth Stein (607) 398-0363 Read more »

October 14, 2014
Reed, Robertson clash on Medicare
By Jason Jordan, The Evening Tribune Across the nation nearly 75 percent of senior citizens (65 and older) are registered to vote, the best among any voting population. For this reason, one issue that can make or break a campaign in the closing weeks is a candidate's support for Medicare and Social Security, two programs retired people rely on most. Read more »

October 12, 2014
VIEWPOINTS: What should the U.S. role be in the expanding conflict in Syria and Iraq? Would you support re-deploying U.S. combat troops to that region?
Mission must not involve troops. After more than a decade of war, Americans are rightly concerned about the possibility of another long-term, extended conflict in Iraq and Syria. But we also have the responsibility to respond —together with international partners — in conflicts where Americans are threatened, and terrorist organizations grow in strength. Striking that balance requires leadership. Read more »

October 8, 2014
Congressman Tom Reed’s New Ad is Misleading, Inaccurate, and False; Tom Reed’s new ad misleads voters about Martha Robertson’s record
For Immediate Release October 8, 2014 Contact Seth Stein (607) 398-0363 Read more »

October 6, 2014
VIEWPOINTS: What policies should the U.S. enact to address climate change?
'Green' jobs would fuel economy, aid future. There is a consensus among experts — 95 percent of scientists — that climate change is real and here to stay. It's not a "debate." It's already hurting people and costing our economy billions. Incidents of extreme weather have increased, such as the recent floods here in our district, we have severe droughts in the West, and new invasive species are encroaching on our farms. Read more »

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