So far, though, Katko and his GOP colleagues have been clear only with their attacks on Democrats leading the impeachment inquiry. What they continue to avoid confronting is the alarming conduct of Trump and his administration that is the basis for this situation. A little more than a month ago, we called on Katko to […]
Dana Balter for Congress wins support of another national progressive group
The Progressive Change Campaign Committee supported Dana Balter for Congress in 2018. The group is supporting her again in 2020. Balter, D-Syracuse, and PCCC announced the endorsement this week. It’s the third national endorsement she has received in her second bid for the 24th Congressional District seat.
Veteran: GOP should stand up for soldiers ‘disrespected’ by Trump (Commentary)
I am a Vietnam-era veteran and an independent. On Veterans Day, we show our respect for the military and honor their service to our country. As a veteran, I am outraged at the disrespect and abuse of the active military personnel and veterans and the abuse of the military as an institution that President Donald […]
New campaign ad pushes Rep. John Katko to ‘do the right thing’ and support impeachment
The ad from “Defend American Democracy” calls on Congressman John Katko to hold President Trump accountable and states, “no one is above the law.” The group claims to be made up of veterans from around the country who want Congressional leaders to uphold their oath the same way veterans did when serving our country.
Dana Balter Endorsed by Progressive Grassroots Organization
Democratic congressional candidate Dana Balter on Wednesday was endorsed by the national Progressive Change Campaign Committee in her second bid for the Syracuse area’s 24th Congressional District. “Central and Western New York deserve a representative who fights for the everyday working families instead of big money interests,” Balter said. “That means living wages, affordable healthcare, […]
Candidates inspired by Dana Balter and Rachel May running for Onondaga County Legislature
Democrat Dana Balter didn’t beat Congressman John Katko, but she achieved a different goal of hers: to get more people involved in politics. At least three people who helped her 2018 run for congress are candidates themselves in 2019. Hernandez tells NewsChannel 9’s Andrew Donovan that her time working for Balter inspired her to sun. […]
Statement from Dana Balter on Rep. Katko’s Vote Against Impeachment Proceedings
Syracuse, NY – On Thursday, Dana Balter, Democratic candidate for Congress in NY-24, released the following statement in response to Rep. John Katko’s vote against moving forward on impeachment proceedings. “Over the past month, it has become increasingly clear to the American people that the President of the United States abused his power by withholding […]