In 1992 the Republican party lost control of the White House, the House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate. Political commentators asked whether the party was likely to matter in the near future, or be consigned to long-term irrelevance. Yet the inexperienced new president put too much trust in Congressional liberals to set his agenda, failed to properly vet high-level nominees, and embarked on a pointless and wasteful ‘stimulus’ package whose early troubles presaged major difficulties ahead. Republicans took control of Congress in 1994, and their rise to power was signaled early with victories in a special Congressional election in Kentucky, followed later by victories in the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races.
And while history may not repeat itself, there are often echoes. Help set off an echo now, by contributing $20 to the candidacy of Jim Tedisco in New York’s 20th Congressional District. If you want to know more about Tedisco, check out the video below. And note that he has recently received the endorsement of New York’s Conservative Party, in addition to the Republican Party. Tedisco previously received the Conservative endorsement during his tenure in the New York State Assembly as well.