Democratic incumbent Dan Maffei conceded his congressional race against Republican challenger Ann Marie Buerkle today after three weeks of recounts.
The Associated Press reports that Maffei is down by 567 votes, leading to final tally of 104,374 for Burekle and 103,807 for Maffei.
Buerkle was endorsed by Sarah Palin, labeling her a “New York mama Read More
The upstate Democratic congressman isn’t negotiating much on the salary, but just think of how it’ll look on your resume.
Here’s the ad he listed with Jobs That Are Left:
Frontline Congressman Dan Maffei’s campaign is seeking highly
motivated Field Organizers for the 2010 Election cycle.
Candidates should have at least one cycle Read More
Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei, whose upstate district leans farther right than many in the city, doesn’t sugarcoat his statement applauding Rep. Charlie Rangel for stepping down as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee this morning.
“Congressman Rangel did the right thing by offering to relinquish the gavel of the Read More
ALBANY—Bill Owens, who is being sworn in as a member of Congress today, has announced his intention to vote for the health care restructuring bill backed by Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama. He resisted taking a specific position on the issue throughout his campaign.
Owens announced the vote in a press release and Read More
ALBANY—Representative Eric Massa is voting no on the health care bill, damn it, no matter what the outside consequences or what Barack Obama says.
“The president of the United States is coming to Capitol Hill tomorrow morning on a Saturday, to meet in groups and individually with members of Congress. I anticipate that I Read More
ALBANY—Representative Eric Massa has moved from the crosshairs of the Republicans into their ammo chamber.
The National Republican Congressional Committee is seizing on comments reported this morning by the Elmira Star-Gazette to attack all of the Democrats in the state's delegation considered marginal—Dan Maffei, Mike Arcuri, Tom Bishop, Mike McMahon and Read More
ALBANY—Unprompted, John T. Sullivan sent me an e-mail this morning.
"I know you already have me down as a B list candidate, so I can only assume that is because you know knowthing of my background, and experience. Let me try to correct that," he wrote.
And after I reached him on his cell phone, Read More
In upstate New York congressional races, the Democratic tide sweeping the nation was visible only in patches.
Democrats won a decisive victory with a well-funded former aide to Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Dan Maffei, who beat Representative Republican Dale Sweetland in Syracuse.
And the party stands on the cusp of Read More
Representative Charlie Rangel, who has recently faced a flurry of tough , intense press coverage, is having what appears to be an enormous birthday party for himself at Central Park’s Tavern on the Green on Wednesday, August 6.
The invitation notes that Bill and Hillary Clinton, David Read More
From tireless intern Bharat Ayyar: Congressional hopeful Eric Massa, a retired Navy commander, held a conference call with reporters this morning, and outlined his plan for veteran health care, which he says has been neglected by Washington.
“I don’t care how much it costs. I don’t care,” Massa said. He added later, Read More