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Democrat Bill Owens with Vice-President Joe Biden this morning in Watertown.
Democrat Bill Owens with Vice-President Joe Biden this morning in Watertown.

Biden stumps for Owens in Watertown

The race to replace John McHugh is down to its last frenzied day after a shocking weekend. Republican Dede Scozzafava dropped out on Saturday, after a Siena poll showed her trailing badly. Then on Sunday, Scozzafava bucked her party and threw her support behind Democrat Bill Owens. That leaves Owens and Conservative Doug Hoffman, who both benefit from star power appearances today. Jonathan Brown talks with David Sommerstein about the second last day of campaigning.  Go to full article

Gillibrand takes Senate oath

Kirsten Gillibrand was sworn in yesterday as New York's junior Senator. Governor Paterson appointed the second-term congresswoman to the Senate seat last Friday. She was named to the post after Caroline Kennedy withdrew from contention because of personal reasons. She was sworn in at the U.S. Capitol by Vice President Joe Biden. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

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