Midterm results are in, and on the national stage, Democrats captured the House of Representatives, while Republicans held onto the Senate.
Following an eight-month-long campaign, Ithaca College alumnus Elijah Breton ’16 has lost an election for a seat representing the 65th district in Maine’s House of Representatives.
Even before it ignored the Hurricane Sandy Aid Bill and headed home fore the December holidays, the 112th Congress was the most ineffective session in history. After scrapping a vote on the larger $60 billion Sandy aid package earlier this month, House Speaker John Boehner was excoriated into holding a vote in this new session…
Congressman Maurice Hinchey (D-N.Y.) announced he would retire at the end of 2012 Thursday in Kingston, N.Y., marking the conclusion of his 20-year tenure in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hinchey, 73, represents the state’s 22nd congressional district, including the City of Ithaca and much of Tompkins County.