Two top House Democrats reluctantly battle in NY primary

              Attorney Suraj Patel, right, speaks to a voter while campaigning, Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2022, in the Upper East Side neighborhood of Manhattan in New York. Patel is running against Rep. Carolyn Maloney and Rep. Jerry Nadler in New York's 12th Congressional District Democratic primary which will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
              FILE - Incumbent candidate for New York's 12th Congressional District, Rep. Carolyn Maloney, D-N.Y., speaks during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 11, 2020. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
            FILE - Incumbent candidate New York's 12th Congressional District, Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., presides over a closed-door meeting on Capitol Hill, in Washington on June 4, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)