In just a few short years, the Hotel Trades Council has developed one of the most sophisticated turnout operations in the state, one that uses the power of organizing to overcome a deficit in membership.
This primary is the union’s first major statewide effort, and they have gone all in for Eric Schneiderman, whose district, Read More
AG hopeful Kathleen Rice is out with a release asking state senator Eric Schneiderman to reveal where the $855,000 that he donated to his campaign is coming from. At a debate today, Schneiderman said that he lives off of his state senate salary and that he had not been a private practice attorney Read More
Kathleen Rice’s campaign is just out with a big endorsement–New York City comptroller John Liu.
Liu is not only one of the few major elected city officials to not endorse Eric Schneiderman, he is also one of the few elected officials who can really rally a community (in his case, Asian-Americans) behind him.
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The attorney general candidates (minus Kathleen Rice) gathered for (what seems like) the 87,242nd debate this primary season at the cramped studios of the public access station Manhattan News Network.
The event was sponsored by the city’s ethnic and foreign language press, and there were few surprises, except when a reporter from the Chinese language Read More
Andrew J. Hawkins had a big scoop today that NYSUT, the New York State teacher’s union, would be sitting out any endorsements in the governor’s race and several Senate races.
But it is worth noting that NYSUT is not endorsing in the competitive attorney general primary as well.
According to a NYSUT official, Read More