Former Congressman John Hall, a one-time front man for the rock group Orleans, will be returning to the stage this weekend for a show at The Town Crier Cafe in Pawling.
Hall was defeated by Nan Hayworth in 2010. This Sunday’s show marks his first live performance since leaving Congress.
“It’s good therapy for Read More
When the Congress reconvenes next week, one of the more closely-watched agenda items will the censure vote of Charlie Rangel. If Rangel is censured, it will mark the first time since 1983 that a member of Congress has faced the punishment.
Unless he cuts a deal beforehand, Rangel is widely expected to be censured, especially Read More
ALBANY—Assembly Republicans are wishing Greg Ball the best in his bid for the State Senate.
“Is he? Oh, I thought he was running for Congress,” Assemblyman Ron Canestrari, a Cohoes Democrat, said, referencing an already-begun race against Representative John Hall that included robocalls and town halls on health care. “As long as he’s out Read More
ALBANY—Some Democratic lawyers are complaining that the already-out-of-the-box Congressional campaign of Assemblyman Greg Ball violated federal election law.
The Democratic Lawyers Council filed the above complaint before the Federal Election Commission on Friday, alleging that Ball unlawfully solicited money from corporations and did not claim that a robocall unleashed in the congressional district was Read More
ALBANY—Representative Eric Massa has moved from the crosshairs of the Republicans into their ammo chamber.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is seizing on comments reported this morning by the Elmira Star-Gazette to attack all of the Democrats in the state's delegation considered marginal—Dan Maffei, Mike Arcuri, Tom Bishop, Mike McMahon and John Hall. Read More
According to Jose Serrano, Kirsten Gillibrand is going after the low-hanging fruit first.
In the days since Representative Steve Israel decided not to consider a primary against Gillibrand, following calls from President Barack Obama and Senator Chuck Schumer, other members of the New York Congressional delegation have quickly lined up in Read More
Tonight is the first debate between freshman Democratic Representative Kirsten Gillibrand and her well-funded Republican challenger, Sandy Treadwell.
Treadwell says he will elaborate on his plan for a moratorium on earmarks.
Both candidates in this heavily Republican district are likely preparing for questions about how they line up with respect to Read More
[img_assist|nid=85|title=Kieran Lalor and Fred Thompson.|desc=|link=none|align=left|width=250|height=188]Congressional challenger Kieran Lalor thought this was going to be an easier campaign.
He's a Republican Iraq War veteran running in a Hudson Valley district that voted for George W. Bush over John Kerry 53-45, and he's challenging incumbent freshman Democrat John Hall who, in 2006, ousted a Republican incumbent withRead More
Citizens Against Government Waste published its annual list of congressional earmarks (they actually call it the Congressional Pig Book list).
Of course, what one person calls wasteful spending, another person calls bringing home the bacon, and now that Democrats are in the majority, New York was supposed to be getting more federal money.
The Read More