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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...

Spinning Hochul's Special Election Win

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

It's hard to deny that Democrats are feeling good about yesterday's election victory up in Buffalo. There's a certain wind-in-our-sails feeling about the whole strategy of hammering Republicans on the Ryan plan to voucherize Medicare.

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...

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...

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...

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...