Are you coming up on this election year feeling a little limp? Don’t have the stamina to plow through another round of “Yes we can?” (Especially since you’re not even in the mood anymore?) Do you live on 123rd street and Riverside Drive?
Tom Golisano, the billionaire founder of Paychex, (as of yesterday, at least) owner of the Buffalo Sabres and several-time Independent Party candidate for governor of New York kicked off his newest crusade in Washington D.C. today: obliterating the Electoral College.
“Every vote should count equally in the United States of America and with the winner-take Read More
After Michael Bloomberg delivered his 10th State of the City speech at the ornate St. George’s theater on the North Shore of Staten Island, Bill de Blasio, John Liu, Christine Quinn and Scott Stringer elbowed their way through the exiting throng of the city’s political class to stake out a slab of space on the Read More
A group of political odd bedfellows announced their intention to tighten the city’s term limit law this morning at a press conference on the steps of City Hall.
Earlier this month, voters approved a provision that will restore the two term limit for all elected officials. The law, however, is not slated to go into Read More
As far as statewide office goes, attorney general is a coveted position, allowing for lots of do-gooding without too much political risk.
So it shouldn’t be a surprise that there are already six candidates in the race, including two incumbents who are giving up a safe reelection to the Legislature; one former congresswoman coming out Read More
Right when supporters of the health care reform package were set to celebrate its passage with a rally on the City Hall steps, the one member of Congress from New York City who voted against the bill, Democrat Mike McMahon of Staten Island, announced two new members of his re-election campaign.
Jennifer Nelson, who Read More