Half-Dozen N.Y. Races May Help G.O.P. Win House
(New York Times) — New York has turned into a major battleground over the future of the House of Representatives, with Democrats forced to defend at least a half-dozen Congressional seats from unexpectedly strong Republican challenges. Aided by third-party expenditures andPresident Obama’s sagging popularity, Republicans believe they are in a position to pick up seats in upstate and suburban swing districts that will help them retake control of the House.