LIUBA GRECHEN SHIRLEY lives in the village of Amityville, in Long Island’s Suffolk County. Her congressman is Republican Peter King, 73, who has held the seat since 1986, when Shirley was in kindergarten. The district, whose boundaries have shifted, now has a slight Democratic registration majority. Yet King has never faced a formidable challenger. This is exactly the sort of district Democrats need to flip, if they are to take back the House—conventionally a long shot, but winnable.
The Democrats: Exorcizing Ghosts and Looking Forward
Updated: Aug 7, 2018