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NY Sen. Gillibrand Easily Wins Primary Challenge

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has easily won aDemocratic primary challenge in New York from Gail Goode, alittle-known lawyer for New York City.

Goode had little money, no big-name party support and was notconsidered a threat to Gillibrand, who was appointed last year tofill the unexpired term of Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Goode said she ran to give New York voters a choice.

Three Republicans ran in a primary to take on Gillibrand: JoeDioGuardi, a former congressman from Westchester County, former Long Island local lawmaker Bruce Blakeman, and David Malpass, aformer Bear Stearns chief economist.

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