Love and Politics in New York

City Hall News profiles of 20 “political power couples” and explains how they met.

Here’s an account from Democratic consultant Suri Kasirer and former Giuliani aide Bruce Teitelbaum.

Kasirer: We met [in 1993] when he was on the Giuliani campaign and I was helping Dinkins.

Teitelbaum: I would see her very frequently at campaign events and thought she was a very sweet person even though she was a misguided liberal Democrat. A about three or four months of bumping into her pretty much on a regular basis, I though to myself it would be nice to ask her out, which I did immediately following the election.

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Love and Politics in New York