I repeat: Why is Charles Rangel (D, NY-15) Still Ways and Means Chair?
Just so you know, people will keep asking this question. Including, these days, the New York Times: The Congressman, the Donor and the Tax Break Representative Charles B. Rangel has helped raise $11 million for a City College of New York school of public service to be named in his honor. In recent months, as questions have emerged about his fund-raising, he has insisted that | Read More »
Why is Charles Rangel (D, NY-15) still Chair of Ways and Means?
Note the use of the word “Another.” Via Instapundit: Another Tax Issue Surfaces for Rangel WASHINGTON — Representative Charles B. Rangel’s legal team is reviewing his tax records to determine whether the congressman received a homestead exemption on a house he owned in Washington while living in several rent-stabilized apartments in New York City. The situation is potentially troublesome for Mr. Rangel, a Harlem Democrat | Read More »
Link to 25th conressional district map: NY-25 Overview:Much of the district is rural (agricultural) in which those areas the Republicans make up the highest percentages. Syracuse and parts of Irondequoit (town north of Rochester) are where the Democrat registration is strongest. Moderate Republican James Walsh represented this district for 8 terms and was part of the appropriations committee before retiring in 2008. The new incoming | Read More »
The Recount Party Strikes Again (NY State Senate)
Norm Coleman and Ted Stevens aren’t the only Republicans who won on Election Day and stand in jeopardy of losing; one of those is my own State Senator, Frank Padavan, a Republican who’s been in office for 36 years. If Padavan loses, the State Senate, controlled by the GOP for years, would shift to a 33-30 Democrat edge. Padavan had a 723 vote lead the | Read More »
Another Illegal Vote for Obama
Tiffany Wilson of Palestra.net reports on one New York resident who appears to have shifted her registration to Florida to vote for Obama, and then moved back to New York:
O is NO Kennedy!
Wow! Don’t see this everyday,a Liberal Democrat giving GOP campaign speeches in Manhattan! Former Robert Kennedy NY Campaign Manager campaigning for McCain! The landslide is coming! http://www.article.nationalreview.com/?q=YWNmZDQ4MWE2OTFkOGZlMThmZDJkMWNhNDdhY2UzMWI=&w=MA== If this link doesn’t work go to www.nationalreview.com to view it. GOTV!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Obama nation assaults woman in NYNY
It may have taken a month to hit the blogosphere, but it was assault nonetheless. On September 15th a female McCain volunteer was badly beaten about the face by an enraged loony leftist lib’ Obama supporter in midtown Manhattan. She was with a small group handing out campaign literature and signs. The attacker (allegedly) broke off and beat her with a stick from one of | Read More »
Philly Flyers owner shout out of Thanks (Post-election Update)
“Went to a Hockey game, and a Sarah Palin rally broke out.” Hockey lovers will understand that to be a play on the adage “Went to a Fight, and a Hockey game broke out” (referring to Fighting in Hockey). Those who know nothing about Hockey, will still be confused. But… In this case it has to do with Sarah and Mom’s in general and McCain/Palin | Read More »
, New York
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[OK, I’ve promoted and touched this up a little so as to give everybody an idea of what we’re looking for. Good on telling us why the seat is important and why you think that we can get it (“Because the opposition is a miserable SOB” is fine, by the way); all I really did was add the CD to tags and properly link the | Read More »
NY-25: Charlie Rangel Drags Down Democrat Candidate
In a devastating new ad, congressional candidate Dale Sweetland ties Charlie Rangel like an anchor around his opponent’s neck. Dan Maffei, the Democrat running in New York’s 25th district, worked for Rangel as a congressional aide for six years and Rangel has raised hundreds of thousand of dollars for his campaign, including at a posh New York City fundraiser celebrating Rangel’s birthday. According to Chris | Read More »
NY-25: The DCCC is Desperate
The race for the open seat being vacated by Republican Jim Walsh in New York’s 25th District is heating up. After his opponent had an entire summer with the airwaves to himself, Republican Dale Sweetland is on the air with his first set of ads. Several radio ads (which can be heard here) have been up for several weeks, along with Dale’s first TV ad, | Read More »
Charlie Rangel: Cheating Every Which Way He Can[Update]
Rep Charlie Rangel (D-NY)* just can’t help himself. Via JammieWearingFool BIG WHEEL BENZ THE RULES Rep. Charles Rangel has been using a House of Representatives parking garage for years as free storage space for his old Mercedes-Benz – a violation of congressional rules and a potential new tax woe for the embattled lawmaker, The Post has learned. The 1972 silver sedan is registered to Rangel, | Read More »
ELECTION PROJECTION 9/15: McCain Leading 274-264
Its official on the rolling adjusted poll average, McCain has flipped Colorado in the data and clings to a lead:While polling from Virginia suggests a slightly more favorable environment to Obama, that is trumped by McCains INCREDIBLE advances in the last few days. First, Washington state became a tossup- a state where Obama had been burying McCain by double digit leads all year. Then two | Read More »
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If He Could Make It There, He Could Make It Anywhere
An interesting poll out of New York shows Barack Obama up only 46-41%, a 5-point lead. The poll is not from a major company. It’s from Sienna College. However, Sienna was in line with most of the polls taken previously. The last major national poll out of New York was Rasmussen that Obama up 19, Sienna had him up 18. Ah, New York is this | Read More »
Karl Rove’s Electoral Map (09/14/08): McCain Gets Florida and The Lead. Is New York Next?
Rove talked about this chart on Fox News Sunday (transcript at the link) yesterday, but the chart was not put online until today. John McCain now leads in the Electoral College for the first time since early June, with 227 electoral votes to Barack Obama’s 226 votes and 85 votes as a toss-up. Florida (27 EV) switched from toss-up to McCain to give the Republican | Read More »