Brian Kalb New GOP Leader in State Assembly

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As James Tedisco battles over a few votes to try to seize Kirsten Gillibrand's former seat in the U.S. House of Representatives, he has been quietly replaced as State Assembly Minority Leader by Brian Kalb. Kalb hopes to bring the spotlight back to the Assembly GOP, who are outnumbered in the body by Democrats 109 to 41. [City Room/NYT]