What’s in it for John Hall: The political payoff for alleging fraud
By Sam Foster Cross Posted at Upstate Political Report and Left Coast Rebel The race for NY’s 19th congressional district is sure to heat up now that Democrat incumbent John Hall has accused challenger Nan Hayworth’s campaign with petition fraud in their bid for the Independence Party line. The story makes for juicy headlines in the newspaper, but the real question is, is there | Read More »
Look Who’s Not Afraid of Town Halls
While Democratic incumbents are running from constituents, holding secret meetings, and showing contempt for the people they represent, their challengers are stepping up: Hoping to highlight the incumbents’ decision not to hold similar meetings, New York Assemblyman Greg Ball, former Michigan Rep. Tim Walberg and Florida U.S. Army veteran Allen West announced this week that they are holding their own health care events. Ball, who | Read More »
Does Greg Ball (R-NY) Have the Perfect Message for 2010?
New York State Assemblyman Greg Ball (R,C) announced over the weekend that he will challenge incumbent Democrat John Hall in New York’s 19th Congressional District. According to the local media who covered his announcement, Ball was unsparing in his criticism for both major parties: “This is grassroots. This is America. This is the Hudson Valley,” Ball told more than 100 cheering supporters at Murphy’s Bar | Read More »
John Hall (D-NY) Fires Consultant for Illegal Vote
Back when I worked for a U.S. Congressman, I understood pretty clearly that the law required me to vote only once, and to vote where I made my official residence. Apparently one employee of Congressman John Hall doesn’t understand that:
Bailout Vote Fails – and so does John Hall (D-NY19)
John Hall adds his name to the list of Democratic Congressmembers who wanted to provide for socialist bailouts to failed banks.