May 17, 2014
Surprise! GOP plays in county state House seat
It's getting less attention because Democrats dominate Lackawanna County, but outside Republican groups are pouring tens of thousands of dollars into a local state House race.
How effective is any one single member of Congress?
As candidates for New York's 21st Congressional District slug it out over the next few months, arraying themselves along the political spectrum and offering to make meaningful change in Washington, a basic question remains: just how effective is a junior member of Congress? Rep. William L. Owens, D-Plattsburgh, and former Rep. Sherwood L. Boehlert, ... (more)
Courtright lost the money in winning mayor's job
Mr. Courtright, a Democrat, won despite spending substantially less on the fall election than his Republican opponent, attorney Jim Mulligan, according to an analysis of campaign finance reports.