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March 21, 2014

Congressional hopeful Ratcliffe not a fan of Obamacare

Congressional hopeful John Ratcliffe spoke to the Twin City Marketing Alliance on Wednesday about health care with a focus on Obamacare. “Health-care policy is more than just health. It’s an area that affects our labor market. It’s an area that affects our economy and the bottom line, the federal debt in this country,” Ratcliffe said. …

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March 21, 2014

Ratcliffe Pledges to Self-Impose Term Limits

ROCKWALL, TX – Former U.S. Attorney and conservative Republican candidate for Texas’ 4th congressional district John Ratcliffe today reiterated his pledge to self-impose term limits if he is elected to Congress. Ratcliffe has said he will serve no more than four full terms (eight years) in Congress…..Incumbent Congressman Ralph Hall Signed Six-Year Pledge in…

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March 19, 2014

John Ratcliffe to Make Texarkana Swing

ROCKWALL, TX – Former U.S. Attorney John Ratcliffe’s bid to unseat 17 term incumbent Ralph Hall will take him to Texarkana on Thursday, March 20th for a busy day of campaign events and speaking engagements.…

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March 18, 2014

Polling Shows Ratcliffe with 12 Point Lead over Hall

ROCKWALL, TX – Former U.S. Attorney John Ratcliffe’s bid to unseat 17 term incumbent Ralph Hall appears to be gaining momentum. A recent poll conducted by Wenzel Strategies shows Ratcliffe leading Hall 47% to 35% among likely Republican voters for the May 27th runoff election.…

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March 12, 2014

Rockwall voters deserve a debate between Rep. Ralph Hall and John Ratcliffe

John Ratcliffe has been trying his best to get 30-plus year incumbent Rep. Ralph Hall to campaign to keep his seat. Maybe Hall doesn’t need to. Maybe voters in the northeast Texas district are content to send Hall back yet again without hearing and seeing the two candidates paired off in a debate.That would be…

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March 12, 2014

Ralph Hall foe sees donor interest surge

John Ratcliffe said Wednesday that he plans to capitalize on the momentum from the previous day’s primary vote, which saw the 90-year-old Hall — the oldest member of the House in history — fail to crack the 50 percent barrier needed to avoid a runoff. The result was a huge upset for a popular conservative…

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March 12, 2014

Ralph Hall, Deuell headed to run-off elections

Two local incumbents will face challengers again on May 27 after they failed to receive a majority of the vote during Tuesday’s primary election. Ralph Hall and John Ratcliffe will compete for the U.S. Representative, District 4 seat, while Bob Hall will take on incumbent Bob Deuell for Texas Senate, District 2. The final numbers…

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March 12, 2014

Longtime US Rep. Ralph Hall, 90, Faces Runoff

A conservative former U.S. attorney forced the oldest member of the U.S. House into a runoff election Tuesday night for the Republican nomination. Ralph Hall, seeking an 18th and final term in his Texas congressional seat, did not win 50 percent of the vote in the Republican primary in Texas’ 4th Congressional District, which stretches…

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March 11, 2014

State Rep. Laubenberg Endorses Ratcliffe in Runoff

Respected Conservative, Pro Life Leader Endorses Challenger ROCKWALL, TX – Today State Representative Jodie Laubenberg (R-Parker), one of the most conservative legislators in Texas and the author of the most significant pro life legislation in the nation to date, endorsed former U.S. Attorney and conservative Republican candidate for Texas’ 4th congressional district John Ratcliffe. Laubenberg…

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March 10, 2014

Ratcliffe Challenges Hall to Five Debates

      Dear Congressman Hall, As a Texan and an American, I want to thank you for your service to our country. The voters of Texas’ 4th Congressional District did not elect the Republican nominee by a majority on March 4, and now we are headed to a May 27 runoff. During the primary,…

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