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GOP Needs 'Political War College' on Medicare

But the issue is not why Republicans lost NY-26 seat: Karl Rove

(Newser) - Democrats are downright gleeful over their upset victory in the Buffalo-area congressional race, but they're also misguided about what happened, writes Karl Rove. The common narrative is that Kathy Hochul clobbered Jane Corwin by linking her to Paul Ryan's Medicare overhaul and that Democrats now have a lethal... More »

NY Upset Gives GOP Plenty to Worry About

Swing voters reject Tea Party ideology: Steve Kornacki

(Newser) - Yes, local issues played a role in Democrat Kathy Hochul's upset win in the Buffalo-area congressional race last night, but Republicans would be foolish to take solace in that. The results deliver a clear message: "The backlash against Tea Party governance is real," writes Steve Kornacki at... More »

Dem Wins NY Election in Upset

Medicare debate boosts Kathy Hochul to victory

(Newser) - Democrat Kathy Hochul has scored an upset win in one of New York state's most conservative congressional districts. Republican Jane Corwin had been expected to easily win the special election in the state's 26th district but her support ebbed away after she expressed support for the GOP's... More »

Democrat Takes Lead in Big NY House Race

Ryan's Medicare plan looms large in special election near Buffalo

(Newser) - A closely watched congressional race near Buffalo looks to be tipping in Democrats' favor: A new poll gives Kathy Hochul a 4-point edge over Republican Jane Corwin heading into Tuesday's special election, reports Politico . The race is drawing national attention in part because it's seen as a proxy... More »

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