Clinton vs Lazio

Many of the upcoming November elections this year create much friction and competition between the candidates.The New York State Senate race between Hillary Clinton and Rick Lazio has proved to very close and heated.eEach candidate has strong views on issues and puts up a good debate about each one.Hillary Clinton is the Democrat and Rick Lazio is the Republican in this election.This is a very close race and the winner will determine many of New York's views on future issues.
Hillary Clinton, never having a legislative record, has been the First Lady to the President for 8 years.Clinton has been a resident of New York State for only a few months previous to the time she began running for office.Clinton is challenged by her opponent because radio and television ads seem to turn the public against Clinton. This is an example of Lazio criticizing her because of his negatively directed ads towards Clinton.Because Clinton has never been involved in a legislature before, she has no voting record.This could prove to be a disadvantage for Clinton because voters cannot see what she has previously supported.Hillary has an advantage in the election because the New York Times endorsed her.Being the most prominent newspaper in New York, this is a sign of success as the last two politicians endorsed by the NYT have won their elections. Another disadvantage that Clinton has is that she is not a born New York citizen.She has been "carpetbagging", or buying property in a state just so she can run for office in the state.Hillary takes a firm stand on many of the issues facing New York State and the Congress today.Hillary Clinton's views on abortion are that she supports the Roe vs. Wade ruling.This act was passed in 1973 when the US Supreme Court legalized abortion.She would vote to ban late-term abortion, unless the mother or child was threatened by the birth.Clinton would reject Supreme Court ju…

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