May 26, 2011 Kathy Hochul, the Democrat who won an upset victory for a long-held GOP House seat in New York, appreciates not just the voters but Rep. Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican whose controversial Medicare proposal allowed her to put her GOP opponent on the defensive.
May 24, 2011 In a victory certain to be read by many as a positive omen for House Democrats looking forward to the 2012 elections and a warning for Republicans, Democrat Kathy Hochul won the special election to fill a vacant seat in a congressional district that until now has been reliably Republican.
May 24, 2011 Here's hoping that by this time Wednesday we'll know the winner of the special election to fill a vacant upstate New York House seat. The polls close at 9 pm Tuesday so it could be a long night in a race that is being seen by many as a referendum on the House GOP proposal to privatize Medicare.
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