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(State Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner and Congressman Paul Tonko) Recently, two Upstate Democratic lawmakers have been calling for increased funding for our region's aging and deteriorating ...
by Upstate Blue
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Apr 16, 2015 at 04:00 PM PDT with 5 Recommends
Social Security is the most popular general welfare program, ever and by far, and it is a Democratic program. It was started by a Democratic President and Congress in the 1930s, expanded by a ...
by devtob
Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Feb 21, 2014 at 07:07 PM PST with 9 Recommends
For the second (or third...or fourth) time this cycle, we have entered into a somewhat curious polling dichotomy. Republicans are clinging...with increasing desperation...to national polling that ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 99 comments on Mon Sep 24, 2012 at 06:30 PM PDT with 56 Recommends
Tea party Republican Chris Gibson, NY-20, has voted to end Medicare, against a clean debt ceiling bill, and signed the Grover Norquist anti-tax pledge. Gibson was challenged about his disappointing ...
by devtob
Comment Count 30 comments on Fri Aug 26, 2011 at 05:47 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 71 comments on Thu Aug 11, 2011 at 05:00 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Last night after the President’s speech, I thought I would send a cheerful email to my Republican Congressman. The idea was simple: I want the debt ceiling raised without any preconditions so we ...
by davidseth
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jul 26, 2011 at 06:23 AM PDT with 4 Recommends
The radical Republicans in the House voted Friday to redirect more than $1 billion in stimulus funding for "high-speed" rail ...
by devtob
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jul 19, 2011 at 04:42 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Suddenly, it's all Jane ...
by James L
Comment Count 98 comments on Thu Jun 02, 2011 at 01:58 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
For a career Army officer, Republican Chris Gibson, who easily won NY-20 in 2010, has become a pretty good politician. Though he was recruited for NY-20 by the GOP establishment, Gibson knows he ...
by devtob
Comment Count 20 comments on Sun May 29, 2011 at 07:33 AM PDT with 14 Recommends
Tea party Republican Chris Gibson has a wholesome image -- clean-cut, well-spoken, church-going Catholic, veteran, Ph.D., hometown hero, family guy, etc. -- but he has become quite the shameless ...
by devtob
Comment Count 7 comments on Tue May 03, 2011 at 08:10 AM PDT with 18 Recommends
Tea Party Rep. Chris Gibson voted for the Ryan budget today, like almost every other Republican Member of Congress. So he voted to end Medicare as we know it, and turn it into a voucher program ...
by devtob
Comment Count 22 comments on Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 06:00 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
by David Nir
Comment Count 49 comments on Fri Mar 18, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
Newbie Congressman Chris Gibson has done just one thing to distinguish himself from the rest of the tea party freshmen. Generally, he votes for whatever Boehner wants, and explains his votes with ...
by devtob
Comment Count 13 comments on Sun Mar 13, 2011 at 05:21 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
NY-20 Congressman Chris Gibson won election easily, as the 2010 Republican wave, powered by know-nothing tea partiers and their media cheerleaders, swept him and five other NY GOP Congressional ...
by devtob
Comment Count 37 comments on Mon Jan 31, 2011 at 04:39 PM PST with 11 Recommends
Apparently, the New York State Republican Party, which just regained control of the State Senate, now has set its eyes set on eliminating the 23rd District, currently represented by William "Bill" ...
by Upstate Blue
Comment Count 9 comments on Mon Dec 20, 2010 at 06:24 PM PST with 1 Recommend
Also at The Albany Project Sure, it was disappointing that Scott Murphy lost his ...
by devtob
Comment Count 38 comments on Tue Nov 09, 2010 at 02:30 PM PST with 10 Recommends
There was much made before the election of House Democrats, and Democratic challengers, who said they would not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker, as a way to show they were an "independent voice" ...
by genocideisnews
Comment Count 41 comments on Wed Nov 03, 2010 at 12:23 PM PDT with 8 Recommends
I am proud to be Internet Director for Gillibrand For Senate - Todd It was a homecoming for Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, back in NY-20 stumping for Scott Murphy, just as she did last year ...
by Todd Beeton
Comment Count 20 comments on Mon Nov 01, 2010 at 11:17 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
Also at The Albany Project In a close race, like the NY-20 one ...
by devtob
Comment Count 5 comments on Sun Oct 31, 2010 at 06:17 AM PDT with 8 Recommends
Also at The Albany Project Americans for Prosperity, ...
by devtob
Comment Count 52 comments on Thu Oct 28, 2010 at 06:32 PM PDT with 23 Recommends