Investment banker Robert Diamond is seriously considering jumping into the race to challenge incumbent Staten Island Republican Congressman Michael Grimm, The Politicker has learned.
Diamond is a senior vice-president at Realty Capital International, a real estate investment banking firm, and a former vice-president at Bear Stearns. Prior to his career in finance, he served in Read More
G.O.P. congressional candidate Randy Altschuler has conceded his race to Democratic incumbent Tim Bishop this morning.
Says Altschuler: “I entered this race because I was worried about the future of our nation. The problems America faces are many and will not be easily solved. I plan to stay active in politics and continue to speak Read More
New York’s congressional delegation are lobbying their fellow Democrats to keep Brooklyn congressman Ed Towns in place as the ranking member of the House committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
“He has always been an advocate for improved efficiency in the government’s delivery of services, equal opportunity in access to government programs and contracts, and Read More
The district that Nan Hayworth just wrested from the control of Democrat John Hall sits right squat in the middle of the political winds. In 1994, Sue Kelly won the seat over Democrat Hamilton Fish V when the Gingrich Revolution swept Washington. In 2006, John Hall won it from her as part of the Democratic Read More
Democrats in marginal districts have been moving rapidly away from Nancy Pelosi in recent weeks, with some going so far as to say that they may not back her for Speaker of the House if Democrats retain control in November, and others suggesting that she may not even try to retain her post. Read More