4th congressional district http://ketr.org en Ratcliffe pledges to focus on spending, health care http://ketr.org/post/ratcliffe-pledges-focus-spending-health-care <p>One can forgive John Ratcliffe and his supporters for looking ahead to the former federal attorney's role in Washington, D.C.</p><p>Not only does the new Republican nominee for the Texas 4th&nbsp;congressional district seat come from a GOP-dominated district, but he also won't even be facing a Democratic opponent in the general election in November. Instead, Ratcliffe will be on the ballot with Libertarian J.P. Raley and independent Kenneth Lee Kammer&nbsp;in a contest that Democrats have decided to sit out.</p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:35:20 +0000 Mark Haslett 54483 at http://ketr.org Ratcliffe pledges to focus on spending, health care Ratcliffe makes campaign stop in Commerce http://ketr.org/post/ratcliffe-makes-campaign-stop-commerce <p>The campaign of Republican John Ratcliffe, one of several challengers hoping to unseat U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall in the race to represent the 4th&nbsp;Texas Congressional District, hosted an event in Commerce on Feb. 24.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Over 20 supporters attended the gathering, and </span>Ratcliffe<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spoke with </span>KETR<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> about his differences with the longtime incumbent.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 25 Feb 2014 12:15:00 +0000 Mark Haslett 49892 at http://ketr.org Ratcliffe makes campaign stop in Commerce Hall introduces bill to suspend salaries http://ketr.org/post/hall-introduces-bill-suspend-salaries <p>U.S. Rep. Ralph Hall, who represents the 4<sup>th</sup> Congressional District of Texas, introduced a bill on Oct. 2 that would suspend salary payments to officials elected to national office during the duration of the current federal government shutdown.</p> Thu, 03 Oct 2013 12:57:04 +0000 Mark Haslett 43723 at http://ketr.org Hall introduces bill to suspend salaries