New York's U.S. Senate Race
Lady Hillary Clinton is the projected winner in the New York Senate race.
Early returns give Clinton, a Democrat, a narrow victory over U.S. Rep.
Rick A. Lazio, Republican of Long Island. Clinton replaces retiring Democrat
Daniel Patrick Moynihan, who served in the Senate for nearly 25 years.
She is the first American first lady to win elected office.
campaign was the longest and costliest race in New York state history.
It saw issues of character, place of birth, marital fidelity, and campaign
finance collide with discussion of education, Social Security and the
AND CONSESSION SPEECHES
Audio: Hillary Clinton claims victory and Rick Lazio conceeds defeat.
NEW YORK MINUTE
Holman reports on the
diverse politics driving this year's contest between First Lady Hillary
Clinton and U.S. Rep. Rick Lazio. (10/19)
THE RACE UP TO NOW
The contest to replace retiring New York Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan has been one of the most closely watched congressional races of this election. (10/13)
Hillary Rodham Clinton
is the nation's first first lady to pursue elected office.
Congressman Rick Lazio stepped into the race after the departure of Mayor Rudolph Giulani.
Excerpts from the first debate between Hillary Clinton and Rick Lazio in the race for the New York Senate seat. (9/14)
Rep. Rick Lazio accepts the Republican nomination to run for Senator of New York after campaigning for a week and a half, and prepares to face Hillary Clinton this fall. (5/30)
GIUILANI BOWS OUT
Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the New York Senate race. (5/19)
A look at the budget fight and the New York Senate race. (4/7)
MAKING IT OFFICIAL
Hillary Rodham Clinton announced February 6, that she will run for the New York Senate. Two presidential historians and a New York Times reporter assess her chances and the historical significance of the run. (2/7)