Nicholas Fandos | The New York Times | Aug. 10, 2022
Former President Bill Clinton waded into one of New York’s most contentious Democratic primaries on Wednesday, saying that he would cast his vote for Representative Sean Patrick Maloney in a newly redrawn suburban district that includes his Chappaqua home and “urge all my neighbors to do the same.”
“The stakes in this election are sky high,” Mr. Clinton said in a statement shared with The New York Times, citing Republican ambitions to retake the House this fall. “Sean has proved he can win tough elections and build coalitions to get things done for our communities and continue our progress.”
Mr. Clinton is the latest fixture of the national and local Democratic establishments to line up behind Mr. Maloney, the chairman of the powerful Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, as he works feverishly to stave off a potentially embarrassing defeat to Alessandra Biaggi, a progressive state senator, in the Aug. 23 primary….