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BOLD: Democrat Runs Aggressive Pro-Health Care Ad

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The unwillingness of Democratic lawmakers to run on the passage of sweeping health care reform legislation has been an oft-noted feature of the 2010 c...

Polis Opens Another Joint Fundraising Committee

The Eye (CQ Politics) | Greg Giroux | March 25, 2010 8:53 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) is again providing fundraising assistance to his Democratic colleagues as they prepare for a challenging midterm election. ...

The Wasilla Wonder Wows Tea Baggers with Lies and Deception

Andy Ostroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

And here's one for the hypocrisy file: In talking about the Tea Bag movement's leadership needs, Palin took a cheap shot at Obama's presentation skills while she had written crib notes to herself on her hand.

House Democrats Pushing Plan To Revive Public Option

The Plum Line | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The idea seems extraordinarily far-fetched: Could the public option make a comeback? With health care reform in serious trouble, you'd think the last ...

My Congressman Sold Out To Wall Street

Cate Long | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cate Long

The fight goes on in Washington to write new laws which creates a stable and transparent financial system. Wall Street and its influence is everywhere, even in guiding the actions of our congressman.

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...

Jim Tedisco, 178 Votes Behind, Demands To Be Declared Winner

Register Star | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

20th Congressional District candidate Republican Jim Tedisco submitted a petition to the Dutchess County Supreme Court Thursday asking the judge to de...

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 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.

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...

Let My Vote and Every Vote Be Counted

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand

National Republicans are trying to turn the 20th District of New York into the next Minnesota. It is wrong. Let my vote and every vote be counted.

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...

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...

NY20 Special Election Tuesday: Referendum On Obama, GOP

CQ Politics | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Voters in upstate New York will pick a new congressman Tuesday in a race that has been described as a litmus test, a referendum and a bellwether for D...

Arthur Delaney

Biden Robocall Supports Dem Candidate In NY House Race

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

Osama Bin Laden Resurfaces In Congressional Race (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Republican Congressional Committee is poised to release a new ad for their man in the race to fill a vacant House seat in New York. The a...

Arthur Delaney

Murphy Takes Lead Over Tedisco For First Time In New Poll

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With less than a week to go before a special election to fill a vacant House seat in upstate New York, Democratic candidate Scott Murphy has surged to...

Arthur Delaney

Tedisco Declares "I'm Not A Millionaire" -- But He Probably Is

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York Republican congressional candidate Jim Tedisco declared in a televised debate last night that he is not a millionaire. "I've lived, I've wo...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Candidate Tedisco: "Rush Limbaugh Is Meaningless To Me" [UPDATED]

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Arthur Delaney

Dem Candidate Blasts Opponent Over Stimulus (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Tuesday New York Republican Jim Tedisco unveiled a TV ad showcasing his campaign's positive new direction, suggesting he's on the president's team....

Arthur Delaney

GOP PAC Boss Flips Wig On Reporter (AUDIO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The executive director of the National Republican Trust PAC flipped his wig on a reporter for the Albany Times Union Tuesday night. "I find it amazi...

Arthur Delaney

Tedisco Announces Opposition To Stimulus After A Month Of Pestering

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 3:00 PM EST: Republican House candidate Jim Tedisco of New York said today that he would have voted against the $800 billion stimulus plan pass...

Arthur Delaney

Candidate Tedisco Rejects Help From National GOP

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Upstate New York Republican Jim Tedisco is taking control of his campaign for a House seat away from national Republicans, days after a poll showed hi...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Candidate's Lead Dwindles in Key NY House Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The race to fill a vacated House seat in New York has tightened considerably as Democrat Scott Murphy pulled within four percentage points of Republic...