2008_11_gop.jpgWith their hold over the state house in jeopardy for one of the first times in the last seventy years, senate Republicans are pulling out all the stops to hold onto their narrow majority this election. Only a single seat separates Republicans and Democrats in the senate and there are more close races this election than in years past. GOPers are banding together and having those in safer races pouring their resources into candidates more at risk of losing a seat. The party has also taken to the airwaves in spots warning New Yorkers of the agenda being pushed by national groups who are pushing Democrats in hopes of legalizing gay marriage in the state. And locally the GOP has gotten a boost from Mayor Bloomberg joining the campaign trail. Ironically, LI Senator Charles Fuschillo told the Times, “The biggest fear is that if we lose the majority, all funding goes to New York City.