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  • Did Israel, gay marriage or the economy make the difference in GOP’s win in N.Y.?

    September 14, 2011 | 11:26 am

    Was it Israel, same-sex marriage or the Obama administration’s handling of the economy?

    That’s the question political partisans and observers are debating after Republican Bob Turner won an upset victory in the heavily Democratic and Jewish New York congressional district...

  • Republican Bob Turner wins Weiner’s former seat

    September 14, 2011 | 12:01 am

    In a blow to Democrats, a Republican candidate captured the heavily Jewish New York City congressional district previously represented by Rep. Anthony Weiner.

    The Republican candidate, Bob Turner, beat his Democratic opponent, New York State Assemblyman David Weprin, in Tuesday’s...

  • Koch backs GOP hopeful in bid to sway Obama on Israel

    July 27, 2011 | 10:10 am

    Former New York Mayor Ed Koch, as promised, endorsed the Republican candidate for Anthony Weiner’s vacated congressional seat.

    Koch, who made the official announcement Monday, had said he was going to back the GOP’s Bob Turner over Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin in the...

  • Koch may endorse GOP candidate for Weiner’s seat

    July 13, 2011 | 10:07 am

    Ed Koch said he may endorse a Republican in the race to replace disgraced congressman Anthony Weiner, because it would send Obama a warning about his Israel positions.

    “I want to put a shot across Obama’s bow,” Koch told the New York Post in a story that appeared Tuesday.

    Koch, a...