A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New YorkThere were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.
Congressional Redistricting All But Finalized The congressional election districts lines for New York won't be final until March 20, but the lines drawn by a federal judge appear likely to be the final plan.
Ed Koch Now Backs President Barack Obama For Re-ElectionAfter previously taking issue with the President's stance on Israel, Koch now says "I am on the Obama express bus for re-election."
New York's Newest Representative Bob Turner Takes Oath Of OfficeBusinessman-turned-politician Bob Turner, the first member of the GOP to represent New York's 9th district since 1923, was sworn in at the the nation's capital Thursday.
Voters In 9th Congressional District Say They Were Simply Fed Up With Democratic Way"We've been asked by this district to send a message to Washington, and I hope they hear it loud and clear," Turner said.
AP: Republican Turner Marches Into Dem Stronghold, Takes Weiner's Seat In CongressRetired media executive and political novice Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin in a special election Tuesday to succeed Rep. Anthony Weiner, a seven-term Democrat who resigned in June after a sexting scandal.
Poll: Turner Holds 6-Point Lead Heading Into Special Election For Weiner's SeatFormer Mayor Rudy Giuliani campaigned with Republican congressional candidate Bob Turner on Monday, trying to augment his surprising lead in the polls in Weiner's heavily Democratic 9th Congressional District.
Battle For Weiner's Seat In Congress Turns Into Referendum On Obama PoliciesThe gloves are off. The special election to replace Congressman Anthony Weiner has turned downright nasty.
Special Election Next Tuesday To Replace Rep. Anthony Weiner Residents of New York's 9th Congressional District will go to the polls next Tuesday to select a replacement for former Rep. Anthony Weiner.
Former Mayor Ed Koch Rips President Obama's Israel Policy; Endorses Republican To Send Message"I disagree with him on the way he views the State of Israel and what I perceive to be his hostility," Koch said, referring to the President.
Resignation Leads To Questions About Future Of Anthony Weiner's Congressional District"I will be looking for other ways to contribute my talents, to make sure that we live up to that most New York and American of ideals," the seven-term congressman said.