Albany, NY, Sep 26, 2012 — Both pro- and anti-gay marriage forces are claiming victory after a split primary result in two key Senate races. Meanwhile, Governor Cuomo says two pro-same sex marriage Republican Senators who survived primary challengers were targeted by "extremists" within the GOP. Go to full article
Matt Doheny campaigning in Canton during his 2010 run for Congress.
Albany, NY, Feb 14, 2012 — Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, a Democrat, has introduced a bill that would require all of the primaries for statewide elections in the Assembly and Senate held on June 26th. That's the day that a federal judge ordered that congressional primaries be held. Karen DeWitt has more. Go to full article
Feb 19, 2008 — A new poll from the Siena College Research Institute shows Hillary Rodham Clinton still leading Republican John McCain in a prospective presidential vote 49% to 42%. It also shows her Democratic rival Barack Obama leading McCain among New York voters, and by a similar margin, 47% to 40%. Brian Mann has been tracking rural voters as this election year unfolds. He talked with Martha Foley about the influence rural Americans may have on the primaries, and the outcome in November. Go to full article