Dan Halloran Running For Congress As A Heathen Republican? We Can Hardly Wait
Could Dan Halloran, our favorite member of the City Council, be running for congress?
We've kept a close eye on Halloran since he ran as one of the first openly Heathens for public office in 2009, being swept onto the City Council as a Republican in the first Tea Party wave. In December of last year, we chronicled his tumultuous first couple of years as a city legislator, during which time he's demanded tolerance of his own minority religion while castigating Muslims, had multiple screaming matches with constituents and law enforcement officers alike, and been investigated for his unsubstantiated charges against the Department of Sanitation.
Walker reports that spokesman Steven Sites (who has been avoiding us over the past couple of years) says Halloran is considering possible runs for the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as the New York State Senate.
Either way, we look forward to covering this race and speaking further with Halloran's constituents, as well as the supportive and disaffected members of his Theodish kingdom, New Normandy.
Get the This Week's Top Stories Newsletter
Every week we collect the latest news, music and arts stories — along with film and food reviews and the best things to do this week — so that you’ll never miss Village Voice's biggest stories.
- We Found the Most Fascinating (and Depressing) Site on the Internet
Sat., Nov. 28, 8:00pm
Sun., Nov. 29, 9:45am
Sun., Nov. 29, 10:00am
Sun., Nov. 29, 12:00pm
- This Brooklyn Local is Making a Web Series about Growing Weed
- New York City's Food Pantries Are Struggling to Keep Up With a Growing Demand For Meals