Campaign Roundup: Republicans Retain Stronghold of NY State Senate

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics.


State Senate

Despite being out-registered 2 to 1, Republicans retain a stronghold in New York’s state Senate and a hold onto a surprising number of congressional seats.

U.S. Senate

Honoring the memory of U.S. Sen. James Buckley has become a feud in the Republican primary.

Manhattan

More on Gov. Cuomo’s failure to attend a Charlie Rangel fundraiser.

Rangel did an interview with Sean Hannity.

Rangel said (falsely) that no Latino elected officials support Adriano Espaillat.

Brooklyn

Simcha Felder denounced (his one-time friend) Charles Barron’s congressional bid.

The Village Voice profiled OWS congressional candidate George Martinez, at length.

The head of the Brooklyn GOP is eying an Assembly run.

Queens

Sheldon Silver says he has a “special bond” with Grace Meng, but is not endorsing her.

Liz Crowley got a newspaper endorsement.

Elsewhere

The Buffalo News called on Chris Collins to take part in a GOP primary debate.

During her first year in Congress, Rep. Kathy Hochul has often taken stances and votes independent of her Democratic colleagues.

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