Ex-MSNBC Host Leaving Cushy Lifestyle for Politics

Former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan discretely hinted at a bid for Congress on his website over the weekend, posting a page soliciting donations for a run.

“With your donation you will be supporting Dylan Ratigan’s run for the 21st District of New York for the United States Congress!” the page read.

Ratigan’s show was the highest rated show outside of primetime on MSNBC, until he left the network in 2012. Before MSNBC, he was a host on CNBC and Bloomberg News’ global managing editor. Ratigan took a commentary gig at The Young Turks in 2017.

If Ratigan does go through his a run for Congress, he will face off against GOP Rep. Elise Stefanik in the 21st Congressional District.

Read more at Mediaite.

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