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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.

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

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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.

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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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2010 New York 1st District Race: Republican Randy Altschuler Tasked with Defeating Democrat Tim Bishop

Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop is favored to win in New York’s 1st U.S. House race, as he has since 2002. He’s easily beat previous opponents. But this is a competitive district in terms of demographics, which puts it in the cross-hairs of Republicans seeking to whisk away as many Democratic-held districts as possible this year. Randy Altschuler is the Republican pick after the Sept. 14 primary, and he may pose a significant challenge to Bishop.

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Altschuler Launches New Radio Ad: “Randy Altschuler will listen to us”

The campaign of Randy Altschuler, the Republican/Conservative nominee for Congress (NY-1), has launched a new radio ad called “Randy Altschuler will listen to us.”

Randy will be running against incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop.

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Randy Altschuler Claims $1.8M Cash On Hand in NY-1 Fight

It was the best fundraising quarter ever, says Randy Altschuler, the conservative Republican candidate who, along with Christopher Cox and George Demos, is vying for the chance to knock out incumbent Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop in Long Island’s NY-1.

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Altschuler: COX CAUGHT RED HANDED IN LIE

The campaign of Randy Altschuler, the conservative Republican candidate for Congress (NY-1), today again called on Chris Cox to stop the “lies, disinformation and dirty tricks that have become the hallmark of his campaign”. The Altschuler campaign was referring to an August 27th news release from the Cox campaign where Chris Cox is caught red-handed lying to the media and the Republican voters of the 1st Congressional District.

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New Randy Altschuler Ad Clowns Chris Cox For Living In NYC

Republican congressional hopeful Randy Altschuler’s new ad mirrors the message in the mailer I blogged about yesterday: Rival Chris Cox, he says, is not truly of NY-1.

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Which candidate has campaign cash this season? A look at the most recent financial disclosure reports

While a primary is still a month away, financial disclosure reports filed at the end of June show Republican hopeful Randy Altschuler had the most cash on hand to wage a challenge. Mr. Altschuler had about $1.8 million cash in his coffers, with more than $1.5 million in debt.

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Today In Near-Ground Zero Mosque News: Randy Altschuler Speaks Out

In Long Island’s NY-1, Republican Randy Altschuler poked at incumbent Democratic Rep. Tim Bishop, saying his response to the mosque proposal “can be summed up in one word; silence. Today, I call on him once again, to tell the voters of eastern Long Island where he stands on an important issue. Congressman Bishop, do you believe that the Cordoba Mosque and Islamic Center should be built yards from Ground Zero? A simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’ will suffice.”

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McLaughlin: The Only Republican Candidate Who Can Beat Tim Bishop is Randy Altschuler

McLaughlin suggests that if Randy Altschuler does not get the Republican nomination Christopher Cox or George Demos will not be able to unseat NY-01’s Rep Tim Bishop.

“If a candidate is to win in this district this year, then they must have the Conservative Party line. If another candidate gets the Republican line they will not be able to generate the support necessary to win in November without the Conservative endorsement.”

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