Gop Wins N.y. Seat Vacated By Weiner

GOP wins N.Y. seat vacated by Weiner

Republican Bob Turner on Tuesday won the special election in New York's heavily Democratic ninth congressional district -- pulling a huge upset that few would have predicted just months ago.

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