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Jane Corwin

Andrew Cuomo To Select Female Running Mate

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) will name former Rep. Kathy Hochul (D) as his choice to run as lieutenant governor, The Buffalo News Reports. Hochul...

GOP Candidate's Surprising Spin

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics

A Republican congressional candidate in western New York is claiming a new poll shows him leading his race while it actually shows he is statistically...

Republican Hopeful Ducks Questions About Paul Ryan's Proposals

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

Mitt Romney's selection of running mate Paul Ryan has launched the Wisconsin congressman's controversial budget plan to the forefront of political con...

John Celock

New Hampshire Dems Launch Petition To Block Health Care Reform | John Celock | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

New Hampshire Democrats are hoping a campaign strategy centered on opposition to a controversial health care bill will pay off in 2012 elections acros...

John Celock

Potential Cuomo Opponent Defeated | John Celock | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics

A potential Republican challenger to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) in the 2014 gubernatorial race was defeated in his reelection for county executive...

Paul Blumenthal

Spending By Groups Eclipsed Parties In NY-26 Special Election | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Independent groups spent over twice as much as political parties in the May special election to represent New York's 26th Congressional ...

Boehner: Medicare A Minor Issue In NY Special Election

Roll Call | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics

Speaker John Boehner on Wednesday downplayed the significance of the Medicare debate in a recent New York special election, saying that it played a mi...

Mark Blumenthal

A New Day: Medicare And Hochul's Victory In NY-26 | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of Democrat Kathy Hochul's surprise victory over Republican Jane Corwin in a special House election in western New York...

Democrats Win NY's 26th -- Does Gingrich Have it Right?

Andy Ostroy | Posted 07.25.2011 | New York
Andy Ostroy

If Democrats were smart, they'd co-opt Kathy Hochul's winning strategy and aggressively run with it nationally all the way to November 2012. The GOP's attack on Medicare is the absolute perfect bumper-sticker issue for them.

Ryan Grim

Why Medicare Will Be The Issue Of 2012 | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The 2012 election found its defining issue on Tuesday night, with an insurgent Democrat upsetting a well-financed Republican in a deeply...

Democrat Projected Winner In New York Special Election

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday evening, the Associated Press called the special election for New York's 26th district House seat for Democrat Kathy Hochul over Republican...

New York Election Results: Kathy Hochul Projected Winner

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

Democrats picked off a heavily Republican upstate New York congressional seat Tuesday night in a special election that became a referendum on Medicare...

Mark Blumenthal

New York 26 Special Election: What To Watch For | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

Voters in New York's 26th congressional district are casting their votes today in a special election to replace Rep. Chris Lee (R), who resigned earli...

New York Special Election Has Kathy Hochul Facing Off Against Jane Corwin

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2011 | Politics

BUFFALO, N.Y. –- Today's tight race in New York's 26th Congressional District has become a referendum on the Republican plan to transform Medicare. ...

Mark Blumenthal

New Poll Gives Democrat Edge in NY-26 | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 07.21.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new poll released Saturday by the Siena (College) Research Institute on the upcoming special election in New York's 26th Congressional...

Michael McAuliff

New York House Race Becomes Medicare Battleground | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If the race to fill a vacant western New York House seat is offering a preview of 2012, it's going to be a bruising affair, with Medicar...

Tea Party Candidate Attacked As 'Fraud' In NY 26

Roll Call | Steve Peoples | Posted 07.16.2011 | Politics

With the special election just eight days away, the leader of the Tea Party Express will be on the ground in New York's 26th district to denounce what...

Michael McAuliff

Dems See GOP Panic In Massive Special Election Ad Buy [Update] | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats think they've just spotted a Grand Ol' Panic in the battle to replace disgraced ex-Rep. Chris Lee (R) in western New York -- a...

Brilliant Jane Corwin Parody Campaign Site (Or, Why You Should Buy Alternate URLs)

Colin Delany | Posted 07.01.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

Earlier this weekend Eli Pariser linked to one of the funniest damn things I've seen in a while: a brilliant parody of erstwhile Republican Congressme...

Jason Linkins

Scott Walker Prank Caller Announces Run For Congress | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It's been a month since Buffalo Beast editor Ian Murphy called up Wisconsin Governor's Scott Walker, pretending to be David Koch, to give Walker a pep...

Jason Linkins

Ian Murphy, Scott Walker Prank Caller, Mulling A Run For Congress | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

So you've become famous for making a prank call that embarrassed Scott Walker and exposed how easy it is for some influence-peddlers to grab an audience with a prominent lawmaker. What do you do for an encore?