Earlier today, Jay Jacobs, the head of the New York Democratic Party, sent out a statement calling on the GOP challengers to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand to state where they stand on Paul Ryan’s plan to balance the federal budget.
As the House of Representatives gets ready to vote on Rep. Ryan’s election year document, there has still been nothing but silence from the three Republican candidates running for U.S. Senate. Congressman Turner won’t be able to hide much longer. Will he “pander” to the Tea Party or vote against voucherizing Medicare and raising out-of-pocket costs for our seniors? And will Wendy Long finally come out of the ‘Ryan Budget Witness Protection Program’ after her previous ‘profile in courage’ in praising the Ryan plan without actually taking a position? Or will she continue the tried and true path of refusing to take a stance on issues she would be faced with, which worked so well for Jim Tedisco, and has been working so well for Maggie Brooks? Read More