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Another Obama turnout wave lifts NY Democrats
After all the noise died down, Election Day in New York State may well have emerged with a similar effect to that of 2008, bringing out a big Obama vote and thus helping a number of down-ballot Democrats.
It may be worth a wonk's time examining the 1st Congressional District results at some point to see to what degree Rep. Tim Bishop (D-Southampton) benefited from Obama turnout versus...