This is a big week for our campaign. Thursday night in Glens Falls, Chris will have his first debate with incumbent Scott Murphy.
Also this week Chris continues his “Jobs for NY-20” tour in Catskill at Mountain T-shirts on Tuesday and in Staatsburg at PDQ Manufacturing on Friday. The Catskill event will be followed by a “Chris in YOUR Corner” town hall meeting. For more information call 518-758-2440.
Final Note: August 25th is our next filing deadline. Please help us post good fundraising numbers. It’s not too late and any amount you contribute before the 25th is appreciated. Help us continue our momentum.
See the latest stories about our campaign below. We appreciate all your help and support. Together we can change course!
Thank you all for your support
Red State 8-21-2010
On August 20th, US House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) attended a fundraiser for NY 20th district congressional candidate Colonel Chris Gibson in Saratoga Springs, NY. The event was held near the historic Saratoga Racetrack. A few days prior, Moveon.org announced a protest of the event. In response, the Gibson campaign asked supporters to come out with less than 48 hours notice.
Battleground Brings Big Names and Big Money
Fox 23 News 8-20-2010
The Capital Region is becoming a national political battleground once again. One of the country’s most powerful Republican lawmakers made a stop in Saratoga Springs on Friday night. House Minority Leader John Boehner was the main attraction at a fundraiser for Chris Gibson – a Republican who is running for New York’s 20th Congressional District seat.
House Minority Leader backs Gibson
New York Republicans are hoping to score big victories in congressional races this year, with as many as eight seats in place. Several of those contests have attracted national attention, including one right here in the Capital Region that brought the leader of House Republicans to Saratoga Springs Friday night. Capital Tonight’s Kaitlyn Ross was in Saratoga Springs and has more.
(read more – watch here)
Gibson and McLaughlin meet the voters
The Ravena News-Herald 8-19-2010
NEW BALTIMORE – The New Baltimore Republican Committee presented a Meet-the-Candidates evening at Red’s Restaurant in Coxsackie last week as a way of introducing congressional candidate Chris Gibson and 108th assembly district candidate Steve McLaughlin to their members.
Social Security an issue in congressional race
Privatizing Social Security has become an issue in the 20th Congressional District race as House Republican Leader John Boehner comes to the district to raise campaign funds for Chris Gibson, the Republican candidate.
Scott Murphy endorses Chris Gibson’s position in latest campaign video
It’s been a good week for Gibson’s campaign and it seems as though everyone is coming out to agree with his position on fiscal responsibility. First it was NY schools, then it was the local press, and now Scott Murphy gives Chris Gibson a big shout out in his latest ad.
Chris Gibson tries to find nuance on Park51
Times Union Blog – Capitol Confidential 8-17-2010
It’s a quality in short supply, to be sure, as this saga will reveal. Earlier today, CNN’s Political Ticker posted a story by Peter Hamby noting that House Republican leader John Boehner is planning to host a fundraiser for 20th CD Congressional candidate Chris Gibson.
Good Signs for GOP in New Batch of Polls From Key House Districts
What Matters Today Blog 8-17-2010
Whit Ayres, Jon McHenry, and Dan Judy just completed a series of polls in twelve key congressional districts on the East Coast. (Another two batches of polls in the near future will look at key races in the heartland and West Coast.)