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Several House Incumbents Lag Behind Challengers in Money in the Bank

At the end of June, fourth-term Rep. Tim Bishop (D-N.Y.) faced a cash-on-hand deficit of $343,500 in New York’s 1st Congressional District. Bishop is being challenged by Republican businessman Randy Altschuler. Altschuler has pumped more than $2 million of his own money into his challenge — although he must still defeat several GOP challengers in the Sept. 14 primary. The district narrowly went for Republican George W. Bush during the 2004 presidential race, while Obama won it by 4 percentage points in 2008.

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