Queens County Republicans held a seminar on Saturday for prospective candidates looking to run for office.
And, according to the organization's director Daniel Eger, there were two surprise guests.
"Unexpectedly, also there were two Democratic office-holders who have at times been at odds with the Queens Democratic organization, Council Member James Sanders (D-Laurelton) and former Read More
The peerless Liz Benjamin is coming to New York City to join the Daily News.
For those of you who don’t know her — but really, who doesn’t? — Liz is an authoritative and fantastically prolific blogger and reporter. She also has the distinction of having performed two of the toughest roles in Read More
Yesterday, City Councilman Hiram Monserrate sent word that “66 votes separate” him from state Senator John Sabini in the Democratic primary for the 13th Senate district. That’s “down from 208…rather than 208 votes as reported by the Board of Elections,” Monserrate said.
Sabini’s people responded a few hours later saying, “Sabini’s lead grows Read More
In Queens, incumbet state Senator Ada Smith is trailng challenger Shirley Huntley by 197 votes with 209 unopened absentee ballots to be counted, a source with knowledge of the race said. Read More
The Times reports Joe Lieberman and Net Lamont are in a statistical tie, and Bill Clinton will stump for the incumbent on Monday.
New charges surface against Ada Smith, the Daily News reports.
The Albany Times Union reports Joe Bruno introduced a retirement bill on June 19 that would Read More
The Times writes about the Clinton marriage.
Ada Smith gains the backing of the Democratic party in her re-election bid.
The Sun reports that Eliot Spitzer believes some hospitals should close, and that John Faso asked Diana Taylor to be his running mate.
The Albany Times Union reports Faso Read More
Sen. Ada Smith has till tomorrow to hand in the keys for her government-subsidized Crown Victoria, according to Elizabeth Benjamin at the Times Union’s blog.
- Tom McGeveran Read More
Did I miss the part of the stories about David Paterson repaying $4,500 for a ride on a casino devloper’s private jet that said he would be using campaign funds to pay for the flight?
That’s what the Syracuse Post-Standard reported yesterday.
This seems of a piece with the incomplete candor Read More
It seemed, for a short while, that somebody might actually be doing something to shake up the status quo in Albany.
For a few days, it appeared that the minority leader of the State Senate, David Paterson of Manhattan, was taking decisive and completely justifiable actions against the erratic Senator Ada L. Smith of Queens. Read More