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Are you going to be at tomorrow's Meet & Greet Ms. Park Ranger?  Because I'm sure as HELL not!  I'm Randy Neugebauer, I OWN this district and I approve this message (as well as my campaign contributions)!
Rep. Randy Neugebauer may still be occupying Texas' 19th Congressional District after all these years in a R+19 PVI-rated district by the Cook Political Report.

But that's not stopping Democratic Candidate Neal Marchbanks who is running in TX-19 to unseat Neugebauer in one is considered a real uphill battle against an incumbent Republican Congressman who isn't anywhere on the DCCC's sights at this point in time.

Tomorrow, Marchbanks and his campaign are holding a Meet & Greet tomorrow at 2 pm in Dimmitt, TX.  Details on event are below:

Location of the Dimmitt City Hall is as follows:

200 E Jones Street
Dimmitt, TX 79027

Here's Neal Marchbanks on his candidacy back in October 2013:

A retired meteorologist wants to be your next congressman.

Neal Marchbanks is currently unopposed in this spring’s Democratic primary for the District 19 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives now held by Republican Randy Neugebauer, who is likely to face at least one challenger in the GOP primary.

And when critics point out Neugebauer’s routine ballot success, Marchbanks responds that’s partly because the congressman has lacked a viable opponent in past elections. In fact, District 19 could be more blue than some assume, the longtime Lubbockite added.

“I think Mr. Neugebauer’s popularity is beginning to wane, and I have a very good chance of beating him,” he said. “I don’t believe Lubbock is heavily Republican — it’s pretty well split.”

Marchbanks has also come out recently in support of the Affordable Healthcare Act as it's also had a positive impact for his family as well:

He also supports the Affordable Care Act, which is commonly known as Obamacare, as well as an increase in the minimum wage.

“My daughter has severe asthma, which is a pre-existing condition,” he explained. “If she changes jobs, she has to wait 90 days before she can sign up for medical insurance through her new employer. Not having coverage is not an option in her case, so she has to get COBRA coverage during the interim, which runs about $2,000 a month. Then if she goes into business for herself, she couldn’t afford the coverage.

Now, with the Affordable Care Act, she has the possibility of getting insurance. Being without the ACA stifles a lot of entrepreneurship.”

Stating that “I support the ACA completely,” he said the program has made a tremendous difference for lower income workers such as bus drivers at Texas Tech who have seen their schedules cut to three days a week to make them part time and not eligible for full benefits. “One of those drivers was making only $20,000 a year and needed two artificial hips, but couldn’t afford the surgery because she didn’t have insurance. Because of her income, she now has coverage at a premium of 1 cent per month.

If you're looking to support and get involved in Neal Marchbanks' campaign for Congress in TX-19, links are below:
Neal Marchbanks for Congress:

Marchbanks on the Issues & His Platform:





Meanwhile, enjoy Randy Neugebauer's meltdown October 2013 last year post-government shutdown:

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Fri Mar 14, 2014 at 12:37 PM PT: Neal Marchbanks sent a Tweet thanking us for promoting the event.  Never underestimate the power of Daily Kos SEO:

Originally posted to Knowledge Democrats on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 08:21 PM PDT.

Also republished by TexKos-Messing with Texas with Nothing but Love for Texans, Turning Texas: Election Digest, and Houston Area Kossacks.


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  •  Thanks BoxMachine. (7+ / 0-)

    I've been re-tweeting everything Neal sends out.  I'm not in Lubbock, and I can't afford to send money his way, so tweeting is all I can do...I think it helps.  

    Neugebauer didn't do as well in the GOP as one would expect of an incumbent.  He got 64%, while his GOP opponents got 24% and 12% respectively.  That tells me all is not well in Lubbock...his constituents may be embarrassed by his behavior.  We'll see if they can vote for him come November.  

    In the meantime, I'll keep re-tweeting Neal's message.  

    Thanks for the write-up.  

    We are all in this together.

    by htowngenie on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 08:45:48 PM PDT

  •  Noogiebooger (1+ / 0-)
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    lies like an old carpet - but in his district, the news tends to nto cover that stuff.
    Action Item: Reining in Executive Overreach

    This week, the House will vote on a series of bills that will help ensure the executive branch isn’t overstepping its Constitutional authority.  This Presidency has been characterized by a willingness to use executive powers to significantly change the law.  In some cases, the Administration has simply chosen not to enforce existing legislation, and the Attorney General recently encouraged states to do the same on controversial issues.  While other Administrations may have issued more executive orders, none have used this tool to influence such a broad range of major policies.  I’m a proud cosponsor of the Faithful Execution of the Law Act, which requires federal officials to report to Congress whenever the Administration fails to fully enforce current law.
    Conveniently ignoring the GOP presidents who were quite happy to selectively enforce the laws they signed. Shrub and his signing statements are forgotten because Mr O is so eeeevil. /s

    (Is it time for the pitchforks and torches yet?)

    by PJEvans on Tue Mar 11, 2014 at 09:42:52 PM PDT

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