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Can Dems Sweep New York City's Congressional Delegation?

They can if Staten Island goes Blue

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Republicans have held on to the Congressional seat in Staten Island for the last 28 years, but that may very well change on Election Day.

Polls suggest Democratic Candidate, Councilman Michael McMahon is likely to defeat his Republican opponent, former Assemblyman Robert Straniere.

The two are vying for the seat that’s being vacated by Vito Fossella, who was recently convicted of drunk driving, and who was found to have had a child outside his marriage.

Joining us to talk about this last bastion of conservatism in New York City is Guy Molinari.

He used to hold the Congressional seat we're talking about, and was the borough's president.

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