GOP Rift Evident In N.Y. House Seat Race Shake-Up

News & Features Brian Mann · ·
Democrat Bill Owens debates his then-opponent, Republican Dede Scozzafava, last week. Scozzafava dropped out of the race for the 23rd Congressional District seat on Saturday, and has endorsed Owens. Owens is running against conservative Doug Hoffman, who did not attend this debate.