Citations

The following are the growing list of interviews, book(s), print publications, and specialized online publication(s) that cite the writing of Michael Vasquez, under his business name Michael Vass via his company M V Consulting, Inc.

Michael "Vass" Vasquez, covering President Trump as part of White House Press Pool

  • Mr. Vasquez was approved as a member of the regional White House Press Pool, for the visit of President Trump to Utica, NY on August 13, 2018. This was the only non-network, independent media approval for the presidential visit.
  • Selected as one of 2 professional bloggers to provide coverage for TV One‘s online website for the entire 2008 Presidential election.
  • Cited in Current Controversies: Immigration (hardcover editions), by author Debra A. Miller, published by Greenhaven Press – Feb. 2010, ISBN 13: 9780737747096 –

    Each anthology is composed of a wide spectrum of primary sources written by many of the foremost authorities in their respective fields. This unique approach provides students with a concise view of divergent opinions on each topic. Extensive book and periodical bibliographies and a list of organizations to contact are also included.

  • Published in Central New York Business Journal, Greater Binghamton Business Journal, and Mohawk Valley Business Journal – Financial Quarterly editions, May 14, 2010
  • Mr. Vasquez is a writer/reporter of political commentary for Binghamton Political Buzz Examiner – currently on hiatus due to the conflict of interest as he is running for elected office.
  • Speaker at the August 21, 2010 Binghamton, New York Tea Party Rally

  • Received citation (as of Nov. 8, 2013) in Always Connected: The Power of Broadcasting and Social Media (Print and E-book), by editor John Mark Dempsey, published by Cognella, Inc
  • On Nov. 18, 2013, Mr. Vasquez (aka Michael Vass) announced his bid for the NY 22nd Congressional seat, and the intent to primary incumbent Rep. Richard Hanna – www.MichaelVasquezforCongress.com
  • On April 2, 2014, Mr. Vasquez withdrew from the Republican primary for the New York 22nd congressional seat race and endorsed Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney in that race.

  • Michael Vasquez became a Republican Committeeman for the 18th Election District of Binghamton, NY in 2015.
    Michael Vasquez

    Awards:

  • National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS) – 2018

    Recurring speaker (news media):

    WBNG
    WNBF
    WUTQ

    Boards:

  • Broome County Adopt-A-Park
  • Second Chance Housing
  • Binghamton Student Resident Committee

    In addition, Mr. Vasquez has interviewed, among others:

    At VASS political commentary and NO Soundbites Allowed podcast

    • Broome County Executive Jason Garnar (2017-18)
    • Binghamton, New York, Former Mayor Matt Ryan (2009-2017)
    • Binghamton Councilwoman Dani Cronce (2016-18)
    • Binghamton Councilman Giovanni Scaringi (2016)
    • Binghamton Councilman Conrad Taylor (2016)
    • former Binghamton Councilwoman Lea Webb
    • Broome County Sheriff David Harder
    • New York Assemblywoman Donna Lupardo (2010-2018)
    • NY GOP Chairman Ed Cox
    • 22nd Congressional District candidate Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney (2014, 2016)
    • 22nd Congressional District candidate David Gordon (2016)
    • 22nd Congressional District candidate David Pasick (2016)
    • 22nd Congressional District candidate Aaron Price (2016)
    • 22nd Congressional District candidate George Phillips (2010)
    • 126th New York State Assembly candidate Art Garrison (2010)
    • 126th New York State Assembly candidate Jason Stokes (2010)
    • candidate for Broome County Sheriff Tim “T.R.” Roberts (2010)
  • Broome County Republican Chairman Bijoy Datta (2016)
  • Madison County Conservative Party Chairman Chris Kendall (2016)
  • Tioga County Republican Chairman and Town of Owego Supervisor Don Castellucci (2016)
  • NY-27 Representative Chris Collins (2016)
  • Colorado Senate candidate Lily Tang Williams (2016)
  • Nevada State Senate candidate Kim Schjang (2016)
  • 68th NY State Assembly candidate Daby Carreras (2016)
  • New York Senate candidate Alex Merced (2016)

    Events covered include:
    As a featured speaker:
    SUNY Broome Free Speech and Social media (2018)
    SUNY Broome Homeless Awareness Sleep-out (2018)
    2nd Annual Bring Back America Festival, Norwich NY
    AFRTC meetings (various dates, on-going), Vestal NY
    Southern Tier TEA Party Rally, Binghamton NY

    • Larry Sharpe and Andrew Hollister in Binghamton
    • Marc Molinaro and Julie Killian in Binghamton
    • Vestal NY candidate forums (2010, 2012, 2016-18)
    • Binghamton Civic Center Shooting
    • Occupy Binghamton rally
    • Southern Tier Tea Party rally (2010)
    • Carl Paladino in Binghamton (2010)
    • President Bill Clinton in Binghamton (2010)
    • 2011 Southern Tier Flood
    • Bobby Jindal at NY State Republican dinner (2011)
    • Cindy Sheehan in Binghamton
    • Ed Hickey announces run for Mayor (2013)
    • Binghamton City Council meetings (various)
    • 2nd Amendment rallies (various)
    • Fracking rallies (various)
  • 7 Trackbacks / Pingbacks

    1. Sneak preview: Central New York Business Journal – Financial Quarterly edition | VASS political blog
    2. Sneak preview: Central New York Business Journal - Financial Quarterly edition | Worth Blog
    3. Rep. Hinchey campaign rejects press at Clinton event | VASS political blog
    4. Rep. Hinchey campaign rejects press at Clinton event | Breaking News Blog
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    6. Accountability and Congress – will they ever meet? – repost 11/15/13 | VASS political blog
    7. A choice of protection or sexual assault: the reality of the Second Amendment | The Liberty First Foundation

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