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Can This Billionaire Save N.Y.’s Senate Republicans?

Oct 16, 2020 - The New York Times

Ronald Lauder is spending millions of dollars to defeat Democratic state senators, whose party is tantalizingly close to a supermajority.

Ronald Lauder is spending millions of dollars to defeat Democratic state senators, whose party is tantalizingly close to a supermajority.

ALBANY, N.Y. — For months, state Democratic leaders have been contemplating a once-unthinkable scenario: Capture a few more State Senate seats, and their party could win a supermajority in a chamber long contro...