District Profile: Not Such A Battleground In New York's 3rd

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State Sen. Jack Martins, R-Mineola, speaks during a hearing on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, in Albany, N.Y. (Mike Groll/AP)
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New York’s 3rd Congressional District includes parts of Long Island, and it was classified as a battleground this year.

But WNYC’s John O’Connor tells Here & Now‘s Robin Young the race has not been very close, with Democrat Tom Suozzi running ahead of Republican State Sen. Jack Martins in the polls.

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John O’Connor, Washington correspondent for WNYC. He tweets @johnroconnor.

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