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NY GOP Centrists Surge in the Polls

Randy Altschuler, a Republican businessman on Long Island, remains in a tight race against Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop. One campaign source tells FrumForum that an internal poll taken within the last week shows Altschuler within two points. Bishop’s campaign is desperately bringing in the big guns, reportedly asking Andrew Cuomo, Bill Clinton and Joe Biden to campaign and fundraise in the dying weeks of the campaign.

Read article Randy Altschuler v. incumbent Tim Bishop

Tim Bishop coming under fire from constituents for cap-and-trade, obamacare, and taxes.

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Ist Congressional District: Tim Bishop v. Randy Altschuler

When asked to name the most important issues, Randy Altschuler replied, “Jobs and taxes.” The challenger called for extending the Bush tax cuts “for everybody,” and cited figures showing the percentage on Long Island of those earning more than $250,000 lies between 9 and 14 percent. Altschuler also supports providing tax incentives for small businesses to help create more jobs.

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Learn more about Tim Bishop coming under fire from constituents for cap-and-trade, obamacare, and more.

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Election 2010: Altschuler Hopes To Unseat Incumbent, Balance the Budget

Randy Altschuler: “I have lived the American dream, but I’m worried about changes that are happening in this country that are going to prevent future generations from achieving that dream.”

His solution is to prop up the private sector by cutting government spending, lowering taxes and peeling back “red tape” that he contends makes it difficult for businesses to operate.

Read Randy Altschuler Hopes To Unseat Incumbent, Balance the Budget >

Learn more about Tim Bishop coming under fire from constituents for cap-and-trade, obamacare, and more.

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Congressional Candidates, Face to Face

Randy Altschuler finished by stating he could document the 125 votes Mr. Bishop had made to raise taxes and said he stood for change in Washington, to help business, and keep money here rather than “pay for programs we can’t afford.” 

“If you want to continue the policies of the Obama and Pelosi administration — if you want Obamacare, cap and trade, car check and further bailouts then you should vote for Tim Bishop.” The loud applause and cheers of many in the room indicated that they planned to do that. 

Read more about Randy Altschuler’s Debate with Tim Bishop >

More on this topic: Randy Altschuler signs Taxpayer Protection Pledge

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2 groups’ ads boost Altschuler over Bishop

WASHINGTON – Two outside conservative advocacy groups have given Republican Randy Altschuler a definite edge over Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop in the ad war in the much-watched congressional race on Long Island’s East End.

Randy Altschuler gets Boost Over Bishop >

Tim Bishop has increasingly come under fire from his constituents for his positions on cap-and-trade and being a rubber stamp for Nancy Pelosi. This is in direct opposition to Randy Altschuler’s pledge to protect taxpayers.

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Tim Bishop is Just a Rubber Stamp for Nancy Pelosi

NY-1 citizens protest against Tim Bishop.

Watch video of Tim Bishop confronting constituents >

See Randy Altschuler’s views on Obamacare, Cap-and-Trade and more >

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Tim Bishop ignores citizen’s views on Cap and Trade law.

Watch Video: Tim Bishop ignores constituent’s concerns on cap-and-trade  >

Read Randy Altschuler’s position on cap-and-trade

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NY Post Endorses Randy Altschuler

Four-term Democratic incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop has been a virtual rubber-stamp for the Obama-Pelosi-Reid agenda, having voted for the $812 billion stimulus package, ObamaCare and cap-and-trade — a job-killing energy tax.

Randy Altschuler is an entrepreneur, having co-founded two successful companies — one providing recycling services for electronics and another offering business-support and employment services.

Read about the NY Post’s endorsement of Randy Altschuler >

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