So the official announcement of moderate C. Scott Vanderhoef as John Faso’s running mate will come at 1:00 today, the campaign says.
The timing, of course, is choreographed to coincide with the Conservative party’s endorsement of Faso at the pre-convention convention today.
Bill Weld, meanwhile, is affecting an attitude of complete disintest about Read More
Bill Weld has, his spokeswoman says, been dispatching the occasional postcard to Eliot Spitzer from his swing along the “supposed ribbon of gloom.”
Apparently lots of teeth and no rickets up there. Though it certainly isn’t conventional wisdom that the parts of Upstate deeply dependent on state handouts want to be told they’re actually Read More
In a sign that dealing with the New York press corps is the trial by fire I alleged to Andrea Tantaros it is, the Hill reports that the D.C. consulting firm that hands out “Flak Jacket” and “Bomb Thrower” awards to press operatives has, er, honored three New Yorkers: Hillary spokesman Philippe Reines, Read More
A few advances in stories you first saw here or in the Observer:
The Washington Post’s politics blog notes our Shrum book scoop and adds rumor — and Shrum denial — that the semi-retired consultant is whispering in Arnold’s ear.
The Associated Press tracks the Democrats’ response to Pirro spokeswoman Read More
So The Politicker doesn’t want to harp too much on undergraduate indiscretions, but it does seem that Jeanine Pirro‘s new spokeswoman, Andrea Tantaros, turns out to have been in training for the battle against the evil forces of Clinton for quite a while.
Tantaros has worked for House leadership and done an upstate Read More