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Turner jumps into U.S. Senate race
ALBANY – Rep. Bob Turner (R-Rockaway Point), with his congressional district likely to be cannibalized out of existence due to redistricting, announced Tuesday he instead will run for U.S. Senate.
He becomes the fourth Republican – and with the highest profile by far – to jump in the race against U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.). Turner made the leap just three days before the Republican...