Congressional Democrats on N.Y.-9 Loss: ‘Only in New York!’

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Or, as Democratic Oregon representative Peter DeFazio said, “The New York election was bizarre, just totally bizarre ... It was about Israel, it was about gay marriage, it was about all sorts of local issues." Meanwhile, Republican Oregon civilian Rob Cornilles, who plans to run in the upcoming special election for ousted Democrat David "Tiger Suit" Wu's seat in the state's liberal first district, sent a memo to supporters suggesting he could stage a similar upset. There was no mention of keeping Portland weird. [Politico]