Republican Wins House Race in New York, Seen as Obama Rebuke

Associated Press via 9/14/2011

NEW YORK – Republicans have scored an upset victory in a New York City House race that became a referendum on President Barack Obama’s economic policies.

Retired media executive and political novice Bob Turner defeated Democratic state Assemblyman David Weprin (WEHP’-rihn) in a special election Tuesday to succeed Rep. Anthony […]