Blake Zeff, who worked under Howard Wolfson on Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and, before that, at the New York State Democratic Party, has been hired by the consulting firm BerlinRosen.
The hiring was announced in an email to clients that was also forwarded to a few reporters.
Zeff is a talented guy and since the Read More
Here's a shot from an October 16 sukkah party in Williamsburg for Barack Obama. Obama’s New York spokesman (and former Clinton campaign spokesman, and former state party spokesman) Blake Zeff sent over the photo, which shows Representative Jerry Nadler and some rabbis.
He sent it after we ran a picture of Representative Read More
A pamphlet advertising the “National Center for Suburban Studies” was among the souvenirs Hofstra University distributed to reporters covering the final 2008 presidential debate between Barack Obama and John McCain on Oct. 15. The pamphlet’s back cover consisted of green-tinted cars commuting in heavy traffic. Travelers attending the debate from the city encountered a sign Read More
Blake Zeff, a former spokesman for Hillary Clinton, will be the new director of communications in New York for Barack Obama, effective today.
Zeff, who confirmed the move, was part of the muscular press office Clinton assembled from veterans of Chuck Schumer’s legendary communications operation, but unlike Howard Wolfson or Phil Read More
I just got off a somewhat contentious conference call with Hillary Clinton surrogates for New York reporters , who proved somewhat resistant to the pro-Hillary Clinton message coming from Chuck Schumer.
Referring to her primary win in New York yesterday, Schumer told reporters, “This was all Hillary. There was no big party machine in operation. Read More
Hillary Clinton’s "national town hall" in New York on Monday will air on the Hallmark channel in the 22 states voting on February 5th.
On a conference call with reporters just now, campaign spokesman Blake Zeff said it was the “culmination” of the technological outreach they’ve employed since the campaign began.
When I asked Read More
So how is Hillary going to run up the score this year?
The spokesman for the State Democratic Party, Blake Zeff, confirmed to me that they’re rolling out a nascent field program called “Neighborhood Network,” under which volunteers around the state focus on bringing around their own communities in a kind of neighbor-to-neighbor, Amway-style Read More
This Friday’s brief edition of this not-so-regular feature brings you Blake Zeff, a former Chuck Schumer press guy who is now the prolific spokesman for the New York State Democratic Party.
BENOBSERVER: So I theorized in the paper this week that you’re part of a plot to make John Spencer the GOP Senate nominee. Read More
The Politicker hears that Blake Zeff, formerly of Chuck’s office, has started work as the new press secretary for the New York State Democratic Party.
A clear sign that the party is gearing up for … one of these elections or the other.
UPDATE: Also, a reader notes that three of the communications staffers on Read More