Referendum on Republican Medicare Plan? NY-26 Race Heats Up

Democrats are gaining momentum in the special election in western New York to replace Republican Rep. Chris Lee, as a GOP plan to overhaul Medicare takes center stage in the surprisingly competitive race. Observers are cautious to label the race as a referrendum on Rep. Paul Ryan's controversial budget plan and advise against reading too much into one contest, but there's no doubt the issue's prevalence in the race is making Republicans nervous. In a district that heavily leans Republican,...Full Story
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