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Experience at issue in Senate race

Newcomer Thorne says it’s time to replace Farley

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Running against state Sen. Hugh Farley is almost like taking on an institution. First elected in 1976, the 79-year-old Republican from Niskayuna has handily defeated every challenger that has come his way and has even seemed to gain momentum in recent years. He cruised to victory against former Schenectady County Legislature chairwoman Susan Savage in 2010. And if he can win re-election next week, Farley will become the state Senate’s longest tenured member. Among state ...

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November 2, 2012
12:08 a.m.

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much to long on the political gravy train.

November 2, 2012
3:54 p.m.

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Thorne doesn't have a prayer. The once mighty Democratic machine can't even find a decent sacrificial lamb.