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Democrat David Weprin and Republican Bob Turner will face off in a special election Tuesday for control of the 9th Congressional District. Despite the district's heavily Democratic history, Weprin's tendency for political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could swing voters toward the G.O.P. AP/Mary Altaffer.
John Farley  |  September 17, 2011 1:42 PM | Comments
Political analysts have assigned a wide range of meaning to David Weprin's loss to Bob Turner in the special election for Anthony Wiener's seat. The truth may lie somewhere in the middle.VIDEO
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Gotham Gazette Staff  |  September 12, 2011 3:06 PM | Comments
A guide to Tuesday's races, including the special election for former Congressman Anthony Weiner' seat, and four other special elections for Assembly seats in New York City. Gotham Gazette reports.
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