Tenney to take on Hanna in GOP primary
|By Joe Mahoney, The Daily Star, Oneonta, N.Y.|
|McClatchy-Tribune Information Services|
At leaast for now, however, Tenney, 53, appears to be leaving the door open to making a run for her Assembly seat in the event she is unsuccessful in her quest to send Hanna packing in the primary.
"I haven't even thought about it," Tenney said when asked if she would rule out running for the Assembly seat she now holds. Her district, stretching from
The district is seen by political insiders as having more conservative voters than the district Hanna won four years ago before new congressional maps were drawn for
A lawyer and a businesswoman and has been vociferous in her criticism of gun control legislation promoted by Gov.
"He hasn't demonstrated the leadership we need in
Hanna, in a statement, emphasized his advocacy for a major local employer,
"I am grateful for the support of Republicans in our district, and I intend to work diligently to maintain their confidence," Hanna said.
In 2012, Hanna easily withstood a challenge from
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