1. Here's How Republicans Pulled Off Big Upsets In New York State NPR 13:28

GOP candidates there embraced “bipartisan” messaging and capitalized on redrawn maps to flip four House seats from Democratic control in New York. Democratic hopefuls also didn’t benefit as much as candidates elsewhere from an enthusiasm boost among voters concerned about access to abortion because of the strong protections enshrined in state law. Coupled with Gov. Kathy Hochul’s struggling top-of-the-ticket bid, Republicans found a perfect opportunity to secure narrow victories in the deep blue state.

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