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Saturday, August 21, 2010

Democrat and Chronicle: NY-25th will be close race for Dan Maffei and Ann Marie Buerkle

By Sam Foster
Via The Democrat and Chronicle

Jill Terreri, political writer at the Democrat and Chronicle, believes the race between Dan Maffei and Ann Marie Buerkle will be a "spirited race." In her article, she lays out why she sees the race will be a close one.

Voters in the northeast suburbs might experience a real race for Congress.

Republican Ann Marie Buerkle has had some unexpected boosts in her race to replace Rep. Dan Maffei, a freshman Democrat.

An endorsement from Sarah Palin could draw new contributions — she desperately needs some if she's going to get her message out — and an extra place on the ballot, courtesy of an endorsement from the Independence Party, could help attract votes.

Competitive races in New York can be hard to come by as the state Legislature has drawn congressional districts for the maximum political benefit of one party.

Read the rest here...

Also in the news for Ann Marie Buerkle; she is juggling quite a schedule today. She is going to a fundraiser with John Boehner and her daughter's wedding.


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