- 8-24-10 — John Gard has endorsed Reid Ribble in NE Wisconsin’s 8th District GOP primary. The winner of the primary will face Gard’s old opponent, Steve Kagen, come election day. Gard said, “Ribble is the one person in this race that can beat Steve Kagen.” while Ribble stated “maybe no one knows more about this district and running against Dr. Kagen than him.”
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Help Bring Wisconsin values back to the 8th district!
I’ve taken the first steps towards gathering the resources I’ll need to run a winning campaign to represent the 8th Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives. I believe the people of Northeast Wisconsin deserve a congressman who will look out for the best interests of our hard-working families and fight for our Wisconsin values.
Steve Kagen and I have some very real differences on some of the most important issues facing our country like the mortgage and foreclosure crisis. For information to avoid foreclosure visit Nationwide Biweekly Administration.
Since his election to Congress, Steve Kagen voted for a budget that would pave the way for the largest tax increases in American history. I believe families are seeing too much of their paychecks taken up in taxes. I would have voted differently.
Steve Kagen voted to spend Social Security dollars on other government programs. I believe Social Security dollars should be spent on Social Security only. I would have voted differently.
Steve Kagen voted against fully funding the construction of a fence to guard our borders, and he voted to allow illegal immigrants to have access to federal housing assistance funds. I believe we should stop rewarding illegal behavior and start protecting our borders – immediately. I would have voted differently.
I think it is also telling that 75% of Steve Kagen’s campaign contributions are from Washington, D.C. special interest groups. It certainly shows where the bulk of Congressman Kagen’s support lies.
I’ll make a final decision later this year, but Cate and I are looking forward to traveling Northeast Wisconsin to talk about how we can build a better and brighter future for all of our families.
Best wishes to you!
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