Bob Turner scored an upset victory over David Weprin in the special election to replace Anthony Weiner in NY-09 last night. This is the first time that New York City has two Republicans representing it (Michael Grimm on Staten Island is the other) since the 1990s. Turner held his own in the heavily Democratic Queens [...]
|By: David Dayen Wednesday September 14, 2011 6:16 am|
|By: David Dayen Monday September 12, 2011 7:35 am|
Republican Bob Turner will take Anthony Weiner’s seat in NY-09 tomorrow, according to the latest poll from Public Policy Polling, which has been deadly accurate so far this year. And the main reason for Turner’s success is a collapse in support for the President in this Brooklyn and Queens district, not necessarily a poorly run [...]
|By: David Dayen Friday September 9, 2011 8:55 am|
The hair on fire from Democrats in the NY-09 special election has been confirmed by a new poll from Siena, showing that Republican Rob Turner leads Democrat David Weprin in the normally blue seat. Heading into the final days of the special election for New York’s 9th Congressional District seat, Republican Robert Turner has taken [...]
|By: David Dayen Thursday September 8, 2011 1:32 pm|
Incredibly, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is launching a half-million dollar ad buy into New York City with one weekend to go until a special House election in NY-09, the seat once held by Anthony Weiner. That half a million dollars would have come in very handy next year, when Democrats make a push to take back the House, no? Instead, it’s being chewed up in the expensive New York City media market to protect a bad candidate whose district will probably get chopped up in redistricting anyway.