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“Republican Chris Gibson, a retired Army Colonel, will challenge Murphy this November to take back the 20th District in a race the Cook Political Report rates as a “Toss-up.”
NY Post – Op-Ed by Chris Gibson
“With the drama over Gen. Stanley McChrystal behind us, let’s focus on bringing the near-decade-long US mission in Afghanistan to a successful conclusion.
Start by remembering why we’re there: America went to Afghanistan to defeat al Qaeda and protect our way of life after the unprovoked attacks of 9/11. Within months, our combat operations forced our sworn enemy (and its Taliban hosts) to retreat to the remote tribal areas of western Pakistan. There they remain, actively planning and preparing attacks on US soil and across the world.”
“But Chris Gibson, the congressman’s Republican challenger in November, said he doubts the bill will hold up to a court challenge.
” … Although the intent was to require special interests to report political activity, some special interests were exempted,” Gibson said in a statement. “Our Constitution requires laws to be applied evenly – equal protection under the law.”
(Read More)Gibson lives on pension
The Times Union
“Chris Gibson, the endorsed Republican candidate opposing Rep. Scott Murphy, has refused royalties from his book and relies on a military pension for income.”
Gibson comments on G-20
“Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson, on Monday, reiterated his opposition to a second round of economic stimulus spending, in light of the G-20 meeting in Toronto over the weekend..”
Gibson in Dutchess County for Press Conference
Gibson raps ‘cap-and-trade,’ at Hudson Falls event
“HUDSON FALLS — Local dairy farmers and apple growers who rely heavily on diesel-powered tractors are hit hard when fuel prices go up, said Republican congressional candidate Chris Gibson.
“He hasn’t found any tractor that runs on solar power right now,” Gibson said, referring to Kevin Bowman, owner of Bowman Orchards in Rexford.”
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