On a tour of an upstate New York business Thursday, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, Congressman Paul Tonko, and other officials shared their thoughts on the shift in power in Washington and New York State.
Grand Old Party candidates celebrated victories Tuesday night across the nation and across New York State as discontented voters transferred power from sitting Democrats. The 46th Senate District contest was one of the closest-watched New York State Senate races.
Senator Hugh Farley, also basking in fresh election night victory, was the liveliest of emcees at "Team Amedore H.Q." in Granville: "The thrill of this evening is that we've got a brand new fantastic senator in George Amedore!"
In their runaway bestseller Game Change, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann captured the drama of Barack Obama’s improbable victory over the Clintons, John McCain, and Sarah Palin.
With the same reporting, unparalleled access, and narrative skill, Double Down picks up the story in the Oval Office, where the president is beset by crises both inherited and unforeseen—facing defiance from his political foes, disenchantment from the voters, disdain from the nation’s powerful money machers, and dysfunction within the West Wing.