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Statement from the President on the Retirement of Congressman Bill Owens

During his time in the United States Congress, Bill Owens has been a forceful advocate for the people of New York.  Bill has helped create jobs and economic opportunity for hardworking North Country families and farmers.  And as a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force, he has protected the interests of our men and women in uniform.  Michelle and I thank Congressman Owens for his service, and we wish him, his wife Jane, and their three children the very best in the future.

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