Ad wars heat up in what's turned into a proxy battle over Medicare
May 17th, 2011
11:34 AM ET
3 years ago

Ad wars heat up in what's turned into a proxy battle over Medicare

(CNN) – With one week to go until election day, a once little-talked-about contest to fill a vacant congressional seat in upstate New York is now more than ever firmly in the national political spotlight.

And the race between Republican state Assemblywoman Jane Corwin, Democrat Kathleen Hochul, the Erie County clerk, and Jack Davis, a once-conservative Democrat who is running as a so-called tea party candidate, is becoming more and more a referendum on House Republican plans to alter Medicare, as both sides filling the airwaves with television ads attacking the other side over Medicare.
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Field to replace Lieberman grows
January 20th, 2011
11:59 AM ET
3 years ago

Field to replace Lieberman grows

Washington (CNN) - A second Democrat has officially jumped into the race to succeed Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut.

Thursday Rep. Chris Murphy announced that he's a candidate.
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Filed under: 2012 • Joe Lieberman