Former mayoral hopeful Rick Torres has joined the growing field of Republican contenders hoping to take on freshman Democratic U.S. Rep. Jim Himes for his seat in the 4th Congressional District next year.
Buffalo News (Buffalo, NY)
Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani may be eyeing a Senate candidacy next year amid reports he will not run for governor — a move that could drastically overhaul the state’s political landscape.
Watertown Daily Times (Watertown, NY)
The race for the 23rd Congressional District is finally, mathematically, over. Bill Owens has won the election, hopefully silencing Doug Hoffman.
Wall Street Journal (USA)
The White House stepped back Thursday from its tally of the number of jobs its economic-stimulus package has created or saved through September in the face of mounting criticism over errors in reports filed by recipients of stimulus money.