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Upstate NY Congressman — From Jeb to Trump Supporter

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 9:00pm 3/17/2016 at 9:00pm

To all the Trump supporters out there, and to The Donald, don’t get your hopes up about Trump defeating Hillary in New York State in a general election.

It’s delusion. Trump does have a strong base of support in Upstate NY, the vast area north and west of New York City.

But the...

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National Dems to Ithaca Liberals: We’re just not that into you anymore (#NY23)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 7:30pm 7/9/2015 at 7:30pm

The last two Democratic congressional nominees in my home district NY-23, which stretches along the “Southern Tier,” have been Ithaca-area liberals.

Nate Shinagawa ran a credible campaign in 2012, and lost by almost exactly the party difference in the district, which is R+3. Democrats had high hopes for Martha Robertson in 2014,...

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