The New York chapter of the Log Cabin Republicans just sent out a missive saying that they are preparing a major effort next year, beginning on the first day of 2011.
Called the “Starting at 1″ initiative since it kicks off on 1/1/11, the push is designed to inspire a more involved, engaged and knowledgeable Read More
Jon Stewart devoted nearly his entire show last night to the 9/11 Health Bill, which is now stalled in the Senate.
Yesterday, Susan Collins of Maine expressed support for the measure if the funding source was changed. She would represent the 60th vote, but now that Ron Wyden of Oregon has prostate cancer, supporters Read More
The Working Families Party is out with a last-minute push to pressure the Assembly to ban hydro-fracking during the special session, slated to get underway shortly in Albany.
Hydro-fracking–short for hydraulic fracturing–is a controversial process of drilling for natural gas that involves lacing water with explosive chemicals deep underground to create explosions that release gas. Read More
Leading Democrats rallied around the state on Saturday in an effort to get their base voters to the polls, and in Manhattan, Kirsten Gillibrand led the effort with a spirited take down of the Republicans and their Tea Party allies.
“This election is all about who we fight for. There is a clear difference between Read More
Although attorney general candidate Dan Donovan’s big meeting with Hasidic leaders was yesterday–a meeting that ended with a premature endorsement announcement–according to sources in the campaign and in the Jewish community, Donovan is preparing a major push for Jewish voters in the final weeks of the campaign.
The campaign is relying on many Read More
City Hall has just announced that Mayor Michael Bloomberg will head to Florida on Friday to urge support of two ballot amendments that would curb some of the abuses politicians engage in during redistricting.
The ballot measures, known as Amendments 5 and 6, would forbid lawmakers from drawing state and Congressional district lines that favor Read More