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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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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.

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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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This Year, An Election Year Battle For Bishop

Tim Bishop is coming under fire from his constituents for his votes on cap-and-trade, obamacare, and more.  Randy Altschuler’s spokesman, Rob Ryan, said he sees signs of concern, even “desperation,” in some of Representative Tim Bishop’s advertisements. The congressman, he said, has shied away from identifying himself as an incumbent or a Democrat, or even mentioning that he is running for his fifth term.

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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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Representative Tim Bishop Refuses to Answer Constituents

Rep. Tim Bishop, D-N.Y., canceled town-hall meetings after a particularly unruly group prompted him to get a police escort back to his car.

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Tim Bishop is running against businessman Randy Altschuler who has signed the taxpayer protection pledge.

 

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Pataki For Altschuler

Former Governor George Pataki has endorse Randy Altschuler in the CD-1 contest between Altschuler and Tim Bishop.

Randy Altschuler endorsed by Former Governor George Pataki >

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Meet the Candidates Night Yields Huge Turnout, Many Turned Away from Meeting

Randy Altschuler, Representative Tim Bishop, Ira Bernstein, and Steve Englebright were there last night. But many who came to see them couldn’t even get in the door.

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In Ads, Democratic Candidates Play Down Their Label

Randy Altschuler, a businessman who is running against Tim Bishop, calls himself a conservative and in his advertisements frequently juxtaposes images of Tim Bishop and Ms. Pelosi.

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