NY-23: The Democratic Bench

Now that State Senator Darrel Aubertine is out of the running, here’s a quick review of the other potential Democratic candidates to replace John McHugh in Congress:
–Daniel French, a former federal prosecutor and aide to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, considered by many to be one of the strongest choices.  He would offer a firm contrast Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava, the Republican designee. though he is less well-known than she is in the district. French has not confirmed he will run, telling the Watertown Daily Times that Aubertine’s dropping out “creates an unexpected opportunity that I need to discuss with my family.