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Ny 26 Special Election

The Answer May Be Blowin' in the Wind

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 08.01.2011 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

I thought of "Blowin' in the Wind" recently when Dr. Cornel West made comments critical of Obama. One may not agree with all of his words, but Dr. West is a tuning fork for justice.


Rev. Al Sharpton | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Rev. Al Sharpton

If Kathy Hochul can win in a district that voted for John McCain in 2008, Democrats should look forward to retaining the coveted office of the Presidency in 2012 -- and maybe even taking back control of the House.

GOP Hone Medicare Message Post NY-26 Shocker: Wax Nostalgic About Subsidies to Big Insurance?

Tom McMahon | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Tom McMahon

Republicans are so desperate to distract Americans about their plan to end Medicare that they plan to pull the same trick play: purposely scare and mislead seniors into believing their Medicare benefits are getting cut under the new health care law.

Stop the Republican War on Women

Stephanie Schriock | Posted 07.26.2011 | Politics
Stephanie Schriock

Democrats needed 25 House seats to send John Boehner and the Republicans back to the minority. Now it's 24. Turns out, engaging in a cradle to grave assault on American women is not a compelling electoral strategy

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...

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. ...

WATCH: House Candidate Appears To Strike GOP Volunteer

Posted 07.12.2011 | Politics

House candidate Jack Davis, who is running as an independent in a special election match-up for New York's 26th district congressional seat, appears t...