Wednesday, April 26, 2006

DCCC backs Arcuri over Roberts in New York-24 to replace Boehlert, Les Roberts is the DP outsider


DCCC backs Arcuri over Roberts in New York-24
By Jonathan E. Kaplan
The Hill
Apr. 25, 2006
The Democratic primary in the race to succeed Rep. Sherwood Boehlert (R-N.Y.) is shaping up as a contest between a political insider supported by the national party establishment and an unproven outsider who could have broad appeal to independent voters in the general election... The national parties are able to impose their will and select their own candidates in districts around the country because there is weak party organization in congressional districts tailored to protect longtime incumbent lawmakers... more

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