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NY-19 Democratic Challenger John Hall steps up to the plate in Colbert's vaunted "Better Know A District" segment!  How will the challenger fare?  Will Congressmember Sue Kelly (R) show up, or will she leave us with another empty chair segment?  Take the jump and find out!

Hall did a great job on the Colbert Report tonight.  Intelligent, quick witted, and good humored enough to laugh a little at himself (without laughing on air) John showed someof the many characteristics that have made his effort so successful to this point.  He'd definitely do the "Fighting 19th" well.  Now, I found out on the boards that this segment was actually taped a little while ago, but even Colbert played up Sue's unwillingness to show up, saying she melted like velveeta when offered the opportunity to be on the show.  Man, if only this had been a live show, they could've used the RNN footage!

I'm sure our friends over at Crooks and Liars will put up the segment fairly soon.  With yesterday's fundraiser in Tarrytown with Bonnie Raitt, and now this exposure on the Colbert Report, John's really picking up steam.  But if there's anything I've learned in the last several years, it's that it doesn't look good until the last votes are counted.

check out John Hall for Congress at:

donate yourself, your time, your money, and help spread the word.  This is one of the races that can put us over the top in the House.  let's make it happen!

Originally posted to Ruby K on Thu Oct 19, 2006 at 10:13 PM PDT.


Will Sue Kelly ever show up in an open forum?

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