Owens backs Scozzafava as his replacement
Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 6:23 pm

Rep. Bill Owens, Democratic Congressman from Plattsburgh who recently announced he does not plan to seek reelection, took time out for a brief press conference at the Potsdam Town Hall this afternoon, above, while making a swing through St. Lawrence County. He said Dede Scozzafava, former Gouverneur mayor, Assemblywoman and Congressional candidate, would make an “excellent candidate” for New York’s 21st District, should she choose to run. For more, view story. NorthCountryNow.com photo by Jimmy Lawton.