Eric Schneiderman went to the steps of City Hall today to receive the endorsement of former Attorney General Robert Abrams, which, since they both are Democrats can be something of a dog-bites-man story, but is more significant today because it shows that the Schneiderman campaign continues to hammer away at his Republican opponent Dan Donovan Read More
The ring around the race card in the attorney general race has devolved into a rapid-fire exchange of accusatory press releases, each with the hackneyed notion that actions speak louder than words when it comes to diversity.
This morning, Staten Island DA Dan Donovan responded to accusations of a weak response to a series Read More
The first question asked at today’s press conference with Eric Schneiderman and his former opponents for the Democratic nomination was for Nassau district attorney Kathleen Rice, and it was, in a nutshell, “So, what are you doing here?”
At the earlier WNYC debate, back when Rice and Schneiderman were still fighting for the nomination, Schneiderman Read More
From yesterday, actually, but district attorney Rice spent the last few hours before polls opened this morning greeting the thrust of commuters headed to the Long Island Railroad at Penn Station. The throng was swelled with rowdy football fans in Jets and Ravens jerseys who were headed to last night’s opener at Read More
Wealthy trial attorney Sean Coffey has poured himself (get it?!? get it ?!?) a cool $100k for the stretch run of the attorney general’s race. His campaign notes that the money is a contribution, not a loan, and they take the opportunity to show that Coffey is the only candidate running without political or governmental Read More
With just a week left before the Primary Day, attorney general candidate Kathleen Rice is out with a series of proposals designed to appeal to the pocketbooks of middle class New Yorkers. Some of the items in her Consumer Protection Agenda include going after telecom companies that gouge cell phone customers, severe penalties and jail Read More
Last month, we noted that Paddy Power, an online betting website, was giving Rice better than even odds at winning the attorney general’s race.
Responding perhaps to a wave of bets on the Nassau D.A., the site has now upped their odds for Rice, putting her at 2/7. The rest of the Read More
Eric Schneiderman is out today with an endorsement from Ricardo Montano, a Suffolk County legislator and former assistant attorney general.
The endorsement is significant because Rice is going to need a big turnout on Long Island to offset Schneiderman’s base in Manhattan and among activists and union members. Yesterday, some of Schneiderman’s backers Read More
There was a lot of head-scratching in political circles this morning after a Q-Poll came out that showed that a whopping 85 percent of New Yorkers did not know who they were going to vote for in the attorney general’s race.
Nassau district attorney Kathleen Rice led all comers in the poll with Read More
At an Albany attorney general debate earlier today, Nassau district attorney Kathleen Rice accused chief rival Eric Schneiderman–who was a debate no-show–of failing to pass a bill out of committee that would have made it a felony to lure children over the Internet. Said Rice:
I have been very supportive of a law that would Read More