jim langevin

Michael Riley, the GOP candidate in the Second Congressional District, isn’t wasting time in going after Democrat Jim Langevin. Riley’s campaign says it has launched a six-figure buy on TV and radio, including the TV commercial above.

Here’s some of the commentary from Riley’s news release:

 Congressman Jim Langevin won his office 12 years ago, emerging from a four-way Democratic primary that included some young guy named Angel Taveras.

Republican Michael Riley, who’s challenging Democratic Congressman Jim Langevin, makes clear his dislike for tax increases. But he says he’s declined to sign Grover Norquist’s famous anti-tax hike pledge.

Tea Party favorite Michele Bachmann and some other GOP members of the House Intelligence Committee are facing criticism from their colleagues, including Jim Langevin, for asserting the Muslim Brotherhood may be making inroads into the US government.

The Huffington Post cover the issue today:

Enviromental activist Abel Collins says he’s planning to run as an indepenedent against Congressman Jim Langevin.

In an advisory for his campaign — due to be unveiled at 3 pm Wednesday (Statehouse steps, facing downtown) — Abel says he’s motivated by frustration over ”the inability of the Republican and Democratic parties to govern for the benefit of the people.”