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Referendum on Medicare? Democrat Wins Special Election in GOP-Leaning NY-26
In what can be taken as the first referendum on the House Republican budget authored by Rep. Paul Ryan, Democrat Kathy Hochul picked up a Republican seat in western New York thanks in part to her ability to attach GOP candidate Jane Corwin to the budget's restructuring of Medicare. The surprise
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Mad Magazine Artist and Prolific Illustrator Jack Davis Dies
Jack Davis, the prolific Mad magazine illustrator, cartoonist and movie poster artist, has died
Chief: Driver Called in Rant Before Crashing Into Cruisers
An Ohio police chief says a man who crashed into multiple police cruisers over the weekend called in a rant about police before he started driving erratically
Speaker Boehner Stands Behind GOP’s Medicare Overhaul: “A Plan That Frankly We Believe In”
ABC News’ John R. Parkinson (@JRPabcDC) reports: House Speaker John Boehner reacted to Tuesday’s stunning political upset in New York-26’s special election, admitting that the hullabaloo surrounding the Republicans’ plan to transform Medicare played a “small part” in the results,...
The Spin Cycle: What Caused NY-26 Upset? Congressional Leaders Weigh In
ABC News’ John R. Parkinson (@JRPabcDC) reports: A little more than six months after Republicans surfed an electoral tsunami to the majority by picking up 63 seats in the House last November, Democrats have began chipping away at the majority,...
NY-26 Special Election Puts Republicans on Notice
ABC News’ Huma Khan reports: Republicans are reeling from the shocking upset in New York’s 26th district, where Democrat Kathy Hochul’s win over Jane Corwin could lay the groundwork for Democrats’ fundraising and campaign strategy in the months to come....
Today’s ‘Truth-Teller’ In New York: A Special Election With National Implications (The Note)
Voters in New York’s 26th Congressional district go to the polls today to pick a new member of Congress, but their choice could say as much about who they want to represent them as it does about the national mood on a major GOP proposal that is already shaping the debate in the Republican ...
As Tim Pawlenty Steps Into Presidential Race, Democrats Step Up Attacks (The Note)
For a while now, it seemed that Tim Pawlenty had been chomping at the bit to jump into the presidential race, and today he made it official in an appearance on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” “I’m running for president because I can tackle and fix the budget deficit and the debt and get this economy