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Poll: skeptical view of fixing Albany

One day after the State Senate's failure to approve a bail out bill for New York City's OTB, leaving nearly a thousand people out of a job, comes a poll that finds New Yorkers have little hope for fixing Albany anytime soon, even with the advent of a new governor, Andrew Cuomo, in January. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Hoffman plays wildcard in neck-and-neck NY-23

The race between Democratic Congressman Bill Owens and Republican Matt Doheny has tightened to a near dead heat. And conservative Doug Hoffman is still playing a big role in who'll represent the 23rd Congressional district next year.

Today's Siena Research Institute poll finds Owens narrowly leading Doheny 40 to 37%, with Hoffman bringing in 15% of the vote, even though he suspended his campaign weeks ago. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Poll: Most want developers to move mosque

A new poll finds New Yorkers split about whether a proposed mosque and community center should be constructed near Ground zero in lower Manhattan, but nearly three quarters think the organizers should voluntarily build somewhere else. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Poll shows Paterson gaining, Gillibrand losing support

A new Siena College poll shows Governor David Paterson winning back favor with voters and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand losing ground. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Poll has mixed results for Paterson

A new poll says New York Gov. David Paterson's overall favorability rating has increased slightly in the past month, up from 27 percent in October to 33 percent now. But the poll raised other concerns for the governor as well. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Poll shows a topsy-turvy race for 23rd CD

It's anybody's race and the third party candidate is for real. That's the news from a poll released yesterday of the 23rd district special election to replace John McHugh in Congress. Martha Foley and David Sommerstein took a close look.  Go to full article

New poll calls for clean slate in Albany

A new poll finds that fallout from the power struggle in the state Senate continues, as voters express deep dissatisfaction with their state government, and for the first time, say they think the Senator who represents them should be replaced. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Poll: NY Senate fight turns off New Yorkers

A new poll by Siena College finds, not surprisingly, that voters are upset over the gridlock in the New York State Senate, and more people than ever think the state is going in the wrong direction. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

Poll shows Tedisco lead, but Murphy competitive

Republican Jim Tedisco has an early 12-point lead over Democrat Scott Murphy, according to a Siena College research poll released yesterday. Todd Moe has more.  Go to full article

Poll tracks mood of voters

As Democrats pick a presidential candidate today in Pennsylvania, a new poll in the North Country sheds light on the mood of voters here. Generally speaking, they've got issues, and they're still thinking about the candidates. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

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