Closely watched U.S. House races in New York include a spirited challenge to embattled Staten Island U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm, a Hudson Valley rematch and two first-time candidates battling for an open seat stretching across the state’s northern reaches.
Incumbent Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney is facing a rematch against Nan Hayworth, the former congresswoman he unseated two years ago.
Ambassador Chris Stevens, 52, was killed when he and a group of embassy employees went to the consulate to try to evacuate staff as the building came under attack by a mob guns and rocket-propelled grenades.
Army Maj. Thomas E. Kennedy was killed Wednesday when a bomber detonated a suicide vest in the Kunar province, the Department of Defense said. A native of New City, he graduated from West Point in 2000.
Several New York and New Jersey lawmakers are “cashing in” on some big bets that Big Blue would be bringing home the title.
Republican Dr. Nan Hayworth’s campaign sign has been altered — from Hayworth for Congress to Hayworth IN Congress.