Well this should be a hoot.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is inviting her supporters over to her home in Hudson for a Labor Day BBQ, all for the low price of $100. The event will feature a “bounce house” for the yung’uns, locally sourced Hudson Valley foods, and a presumably, Harold Ford in a dunking Read More
ALBANY—A reader forwarded this email from Senator Chuck Schumer, who has written an appeal to Kirsten Gillibrand’s donor list.
“I’ve been involved in politics for a long time now, and I’ve learned to recognize when someone has what it takes to make a real difference,” writes Schumer. “There’s no doubt in my mind that Kirsten Read More
ALBANY—Two polls released today attempt to parse Senator Kirsten Gillibrand’s political standing, and offer somewhat different findings with the same basic message: she’s not that strong.
The first question pollsters examined was whether the senator could survive a primary—most all of the Democrats who had pondered running against her, including Jon Cooper, have since Read More
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand announced she was endorsed by Public Advocate Betsy Gotbaum.
Gotbaum said in a public statement, “Having known Kirsten since before she became a Congresswoman, I know she is very bright, capable and extremely hard-working. Kirsten learned quickly now that she represents the entire state and has adapted very well to her role. Read More
Representative Carolyn Maloney has issued an apology for her use of a racial slur—in relaying a quote from someone else—in an interview about her prospective Senate run with City Hall News.
From the City Hall News story:
There is Carolyn Maloney, ripping into Kirsten Gillibrand broad and hard for voting against the two Read More
Carolyn Maloney will turn 62 next year, so if serving in the U.S. Senate is the be-all, end-all goal of her career, then she should go ahead and challenge Kirsten Gillibrand in the Democratic primary. She’s not likely to get another chance and there’d be nothing worse than living out her life wondering what Read More
Carolyn Maloney will turn 62 next year, so if serving in the U.S. Senate is the be-all, end-all goal of her career, then she should go ahead and challenge Kirsten Gillibrand in the Democratic primary. She’s not likely to get another chance and there’d be nothing worse than living out her life wondering what would Read More
As Carolyn Maloney’s possible run for Senate draws closer, so does the possibility of a scramble for her House seat.
This morning, I emailed Assemblyman Jonathan Bing, and asked him about the idea of running for it.
“I am focused on working with Congresswoman Maloney in support of her efforts and will consider a Read More
Earlier this month, Joe Trippi told me that he was in talks with Representative Carolyn Maloney about working on Maloney's possible primary challenge to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
Now, after a bit of a courtship, Trippi's firm confirms it is actually getting paid to put a campaign together. Paul Blank, the director of Trippi Read More
ALBANY—A week after she asked donors to help her raise $100,000 by
Thank you for your generous support and your many efforts! With big name Republicans like former Governor George Pataki considering a run, it's more important than ever that we make this goal. We cannot afford to let the Republicans take this seat Read More