If you had something to say to your congressman, what would be the best way to make yourself heard? E-mail? Facebook? A phone call? How long would it take you?
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Representative Peter King, whose national profile has climbed as head of the U.S. House Homeland Security panel, is leaving the door open for a possible presidential bid.
Congressman Peter King, responding to a powerful hometown Republican’s suggestion that he run for president, said he was taking a wait-and-see approach.
Tony Avella ousted 38-year incumbent Frank Padavan to represent the 11th district, but he’s an exception in an election many hoped would shift the power dynamics in Albany.
Queens Democrat Tony Avella is on the road to Albany. He beat longtime State Senator Frank Padavan in Tuesday’s election, making him one of the few candidates to knock an incumbent from power in New York.
Most incumbents in congressional races in New York enjoy an advantage over their opponents - they've raised more money. According to www.opensecrets.org, incumbents have received more donations than challengers in 26 out of 28 races.