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Scott Murphy Sworn In As New York's Newest Congressman

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democrat Scott Murphy, winner by a hair in an upstate New York special election that became a multimillion-dollar early referendum on the popularity o...

'Scott Murphy Has Defeated Republican Jim Tedisco': Ex-NRCC Chair

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The hand counts and courtroom squabbles may be dragging on in the New York District 20 race, but at least one prominent Republican says the election i...

GOP Concludes It Can't Win Close Races Without Court Intervention And Gaming Vote-Counting Process

Mark Nickolas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Nickolas

The most noteworthy development by the Republican Party over the past year has been what appears to be a concerted new election strategy in any close contest.

NY-20: Republican Tedisco Trails Democrat By 86 Votes

PolitickerNY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Assemblyman Jim Tedisco gained 163 votes from Saratoga County, with all election districts reporting, elections officials there said, but he still is ...

GOP Candidate Tedisco Challenged Sen. Gillibrand's Ballot

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Republican Jim Tedisco has challenged the absentee ballot of Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) in the special election for her old NY-20 House seat. G...

Murphy Now Leads Tedisco By 83 Votes In NY-20

PolitickerNY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The most up-to-date figures we can muster in the race to replace Kirsten Gillibrand in Congress now has Democrat Scott Murphy leading by 83 votes over...

Coleman Supporter: He's Risking "Serious Damage" To Political Future

Minnesota Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Norm Coleman is not going down without a fight. That much is clear from his actions in the wake of this week's ruling from the three-judge election co...

GOP: Democrats Trying To "Pull A Franken" In NY-20

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

National Republicans are warning prospective donors that Democrats are trying to "pull a Franken" and "steal" Tuesday's special election in upstate Ne...

Arthur Delaney

Biden Robocall Supports Dem Candidate In NY House Race | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Upstate New York residents might be getting a call today from Vice President Joe Biden, who has recorded an audio message endorsing Democratic congres...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Candidate Tedisco: "Rush Limbaugh Is Meaningless To Me" [UPDATED] | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Updated below with a response from Tedisco's office New York congressional candidate Jim Tedisco has boldly gone where few Republicans have been be...

Steele's Fate May Rest On New York Special Election

FiveThirtyEight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As controversy swirls around Michael Steele's drama-laden debut as Republican National Committee Chairman, speculation about whether he'll remain in t...

About the Murphy Trend in NY-20

Mark Blumenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Blumenthal

The final poll (release, crosstabs) by the non-partisan Siena Institute certainly gives Democrats reasons to be optimistic: The trend is all Murphy, w...