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WEB AUDIO: Scozzafava & her brother's investment company

Republican candidate for the 23rd congressional district, Dede Scozzafava, explains to David Sommerstein that she has no connection to her brother's venture capital firm, Seaway Valley Capital Corp., which owes $192,000 in state and federal taxes.  Go to full article

GOP, two Dems flip power balance in NY senate

Republicans have re-taken the State Senate, in a coup that stunned Democrats, who insist that they are still in power. 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
Kirsten Gillibrand and Sandy Treadwell faced off for their final debate.
Kirsten Gillibrand and Sandy Treadwell faced off for their final debate.

Gillibrand, Treadwell spar...and make nice

Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand and challenger Sandy Treadwell met for their final debate last night. The hour-long conversation was hosted by the Glens Falls Post-Star and WNYT television. As Brian Mann reports, the pair differed sharply over policy. But both politicians stepped back from the campaign's growing negativity.  Go to full article

Palin excites NY Republicans

Sarah Palin left Republicans energized and excited last night as she made her case for the vice presidency, and laid out why John McCain should be elected president. She used her speech at the GOP convention in St. Paul to make repeated digs at Barack Obama, the Democratic candidate. She said McCain is exactly the kind of man she wants in the White House. McCain made a surprise appearance on stage after Palin's address last night. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Pataki resurfaces at GOP convention

Former New York Governor George Pataki is one of the surrogates for John McCain at the Republican National Convention, making the rounds of breakfast and lunch meetings. Karen DeWitt caught up with Pataki at the Ohio delegation breakfast.  Go to full article

Pataki talks politics with delegates

Former Governor Pataki said he thinks McCain can win over independent New Yorkers, even help the state GOP to hang on to its one seat majority in the state Senate. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

Pataki supports Palin for VP

Former New York Governor George Pataki says he supports Alaska Governor Sarah Palin's run for the vice-presidency. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article

The scoop from Minnesota: foods-on-a-stick

With the Republican convention on hold, many of the delegates found themselves with time on their hands. Even though the Minnesota State Fair was winding down, it was an opportunity to track down a Midwestern specialty--foods on a stick. Karen DeWitt takes us along.  Go to full article

Republican Convention toned down

A scaled down Republican National Convention got underway in Saint Paul. New York's delegation mingled at a low key opening reception, but like everyone else were preoccupied with news of the hurricane and what it might mean for their political gathering. Karen DeWitt reports.  Go to full article

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