Congressman Tim Bishop (D-NY1) has represented the East End of Long Island since January 2003, having defeated Randy Altschuler (R-C-I) in 2010. This year Altschuler is mounting another challenge against the 12th-generation Long Islander. He claims in his August 22 campaign letter that Rep. Bishop's votes in Congress since 2003 have "forced more than 30,000 jobs to leave Long Island." To use someone else's term -- see below -- it's a "damned lie," and the outsourced-to-New-Jersey Altschuler campaign knows it.
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