Saturday, October 31, 2009

Scozzafava is OUT!

Game changer.
State Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava (R) announced on Saturday she would suspend her campaign to fill former Rep. John McHugh's open House seat, citing dismal poll numbers just days before the much-hyped special election.

Her exit from the race offers serious momentum to Doug Hoffmam, the Conservative Party candidate who has stolen from Scozzafava a slew of important GOP endorsements and donations in recent weeks.

"Today, I again seek to act for the good of our community," Scozzafava wrote in a letter to supporters, obtained by the Watertown Daily Times. "It is increasingly clear that pressure is mounting on many of my supporters to shift their support. Consequently, I hereby release those individuals who have endorsed and supported my campaign to transfer their support as they see fit to do so."
Malkin has the best line of the day: "Can you here us now?"

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