GOP has NY-13 on their "death list"
According to US News and World Report an internal Republican document was provided by an unnamed Republican source showing that the GOP not only has no intentions of helping out Straniere but they have added this race to their "death list" indicating they expect to lose the seat;
The document provided to Whispers is no gag: It comes from one of the key House GOP vote counters. The source called it a "death list." The tally shows several different ratings of 66 House Republicans in difficult races or open seats held by retiring Republicans. "Rating 1" finds 10 Republicans "likely gone." Those districts are New York 13, Alaska, Arizona 1, Virginia 11, New York 25, Illinois 11, Florida 24, Michigan 7, Nevada 3, and North Carolina 8.