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Higher Taxes, NY-1 Edition

GOP/Conservative congressional hopeful Randy Altschuler has a new TV ad out today … that hits a Democratic state senator for voting to raise taxes and fees 124 times.

Altschuler’s spot slams his Democratic opponent, Rep. Tim Bishop, for voting “125 times to raise taxes.”

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Learn more about Tim Bishop coming under fire from constituents for cap-and-trade, obamacare, and more. Randy Altschuler has signed the taxpayer protection pledge.

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Altschuler Wins GOP Primary | St. James resident will take on incumbent Tim Bishop for the Congressional seat.

Randy Altschuler is a self-defined fiscal conservative who says he is committed to free market principles. According to his campaign materials, his top priority is to promote economic growth and to control taxes. He signed the Americans for Tax Reform’s “Taxpayer Protection Pledge,” opposing any effort to raise taxes and he also wants to cut the corporate tax rate, which he believes has “strangled the competitiveness of American companies abroad.”

Randy will run against incumbent Tim Bishop in November.

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Only a fusion GOPer can beat Bishop

The Conservative Party candidate locked in a GOP primary for Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop’s seat has an internal polling memo showing that only a fusion candidate with the “C” and “R” lines can win that right-tilting district in the fall.

The memo, obtained by POLITICO, was done by pollster John McLaughlin, who’s working with businessman Randy Altschuler, the Conservative line candidate for the seat in which the GOP chips are still falling.

The memo basically suggests that the other candidates in the GOP field, which includes Christopher Cox, the grandson of Richard Nixon and son of the New York state GOP chairman, and former SEC attorney George Demos, are spoilers.

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Nixon Grandson Finds the Going Rocky in Bid for Congress

Businessman Randy Altschuler appears to be the favorite in the GOP race in a district that takes in the eastern half of Long island.

Republican insiders are quietly skeptical that the grandson of the late President Richard M. Nixon, attorney/businessman Chris Cox, will make it out of the Republican primary in New York’s 1st Congressional District.

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Altschuler: PREPARE TO BE MUGGED! Altschuler Warns Taxpayers of Largest Tax Hikes in U.S. History

Randy Altschuler, the conservative Republican candidate for Congress (NY-1), today warned Suffolk County taxpayers to “prepare to be mugged.” Altschuler was referring to the expected inaction by Congressional Democrats that will allow the 2001 and 2003 GOP tax cuts to lapse at the end of 2010. Altschuler, a successful self-made businessman, also called on Congressman Tim Bishop to “have the courage to stand-up for taxpayers everywhere and call for the renewal of this legislation.”

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ALTSCHULER FILES WITH 6,550 GOP SIGNATURES

Included in the Randy Altschuler campaign’s petition team where 155 members of the GOP County Committee and 65 volunteers who fanned out to collect signatures in the seven towns that make up the 1st Congressional District.

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A Few Challengers Raised Big Money in 2009 Against Incumbents

Incumbents nearly always have the cash advantage on Election Day, but according to a Center for Responsive Politics review of campaign finance records, challengers in at least six congressional districts are out-raising their incumbent opposition.

NY01, Randy Altschuler (R-N.Y.) Challenger $1,049,149 vs. Timothy Bishop (D-N.Y.),Incumbent $949,295

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NY-1 hopeful says only a fusion GOPer can beat Bishop

The Conservative Party candidate locked in a GOP primary for Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop’s seat has an internal polling memo showing that only a fusion candidate with the “C” and “R” lines can win that right-tilting district in the fall.

The memo, obtained by POLITICO, was done by pollster John McLaughlin, who’s working with businessman Randy Altschuler, the Conservative line candidate for the seat in which the GOP chips are still falling.

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Conservatives tap Altschuler for 1st CD

Suffolk Conservatives chose 81-2 Friday night in a weighted vote of their executive committee to nominate businessman Randy Altschuler — who on the GOP side is one of several competitors to run on the Republican line in November against veteran Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton).

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ALTSCHULER PREMIERS NEW 30 SECOND AD: “Change” Slams Bishop and Pelosi for Their Big-Spending, High-Taxing Agenda

Randy Altschuler for Congress, the campaign of the conservative Republican businessman (NY-01) today released a new, hard hitting, 30 second TV commercial titled “Change”. The spot, produced by Cold Harbor films, will premier later this week on cable systems throughout New York’s First Congressional District. Altschuler, the frontrunner in the GOP field to take on liberal incumbent Tim Bishop, has been running commercials non-stop since December 28, 2009. “Change” uses President Barack Obama’s own words to tee off an attack on the job killing, tax hiking agenda of Nancy Pelosi and Tim Bishop that has left taxpayers with a $12.9 trillion deficit.

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