In the paper this week, we covered how down-ballot Republicans are keeping their distance–but not too much distance–from their gubernatorial nominee, Carl Paladino.
Here’s video of Nan Hayworth, the Republican challenger in New York’s 19th Congressional District, answering a hypothetical question about whether she would want Paladino to come to the district and endorse Read More
New York State Senate Democratic leader John Sampson will be brunching with the Stonewall Democratic Club at Junior’s Cheesecake on Saturday. The meeting comes as a re-energized LGBT community has grown increasingly disenchanted with the Senate majority and several anti-marriage equality state Senators are facing primaries from challengers backed by gay rights groups.
Earlier this Read More
In Jeffrey Toobin’s profile of Chuck Schumer in last week’s New Yorker (subscription only), the senior U.S. senator from New York, an anti-”anti-business liberal,” says his only major asset is his Park Slope apartment.
The story goes that in 1982, when Mr. Schumer was a state congressman, he and his wife, CUNY vice Read More