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Dylan Ratigan Is Funding His Run for Congress with Small Dollars

Dylan Ratigan interview about his run for Congress
Written by JoAnn Chateau

I’m still adding names to the 2018 Progressive Candidate List. One of the latest may be a name with which you’re familiar: Dylan Ratigan. The former MSNBC host is running for Congress in New York’s rural “North Country” 21st district.

In an interview with 7 News at Noon anchor Jeff Cole to discuss his campaign, Ratigan outlines how he will use his understanding of finance, economics, money, and power to fight for the interests of everyday people. Underlying that purpose, Ratigan is funding his campaign with small dollars.

basing my fund raising on small-dollar, broad-based fund raising because that is the only way you can actually run a campaign that doesn’t make you beholden to those who finance you. The fact of the matter is, it’s only by being able to exempt yourself from that control that you can actually represent the interests of your people.

~ 7 News at Noon

WATCH INTERVIEW: NY-21 Candidate Dylan Ratigan: an Interview | 7 News at Noon

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About the author

JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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