Some more comments on Don Imus’ return to radio that didn’t make it into the print story...
Bob Kerrey, New School president and former U.S. senator, told The Observer he’d go back on the show. "Look he apologized and he paid the price. Did Isiah Thomas apologize yet?"
Democratic political consultant Paul Read More
Bob Kerrey had a rare chance to play hero to his party and to reclaim a prominent spot on the national political stage.
The 64-year-old, the president of the New School in New York City since 2001, could easily have returned to Nebraska to run for the Senate seat of the retiring Chuck Hagel, and Read More
Bob Kerrey thinks boosting the Democrats’ chances of increasing their Senate majority is not a good enough reason for him to leave his job and run for office.
Talking about his decision, made public today, not to seek the Nebraska Senate seat vacated by retiring Republican senator Chuck Hagel, Kerrey told me Read More
There was a certain generic familiarity to the proceedings at the jam-packed city auditorium in Lowell, Mass., on Sunday night: With Tina Turner’s “Simply the Best” blaring and more than 2,500 Democrats screaming and stomping their feet in delight, Bill Clinton strolled onto the stage arm in arm with his party’s candidate for Congress. Like Read More
It looks like Bob Kerrey, the New School’s President since 2001, has backed off just a little from his earlier statements that he wouldn’t head back to Nebraska to run for the Senate next year.
This means several things:
1) Chuck Hagel is not running for re-election: Kerrey, who represented Read More
Some other interesting bits from my interview with New School president and former Senator Bob Kerrey that didn't make it into today's paper…
Kerrey, a Democrat, thinks that the Virginia Tech shootings do not directly raise the question of gun control, but rather of mental health on American campuses.
"This is Read More
As a former Presidential candidate now long out of politics, Bob Kerrey has become the unleashed id of the current Democratic candidates for President.
In response to Rudy Giuliani’s recent remarks doubting the ability of Democrats to keep America safe from terrorism, the Vietnam veteran and former Navy SEAL questioned whether the former Mayor Read More
Bob Kerrey moderates a discussion of the Roberts Supreme Court at the New School.
Joe Bruno will address delegates at CSEA’s Annual Delegates Meeting at the Sheraton Hotel.
David Weprin calls on Congress to raise the federal minimum wage and hosts Volunteer Emergency Services Day at City Hall.
Stonewall Dems hold their monthly Read More
Former House Speaker and potential presidential contender Newt Gingrich showed his compassionate side last night at the New School, discussing educational opportunity for poor people and ways to close the income gap.
“I am very concerned about the disparity of income in America between top and bottom,” he said. “The difference is I think it’s Read More
While most of Joe Lieberman’s Democratic colleagues flock to his opponent, at least one prominent former senator is rallying to him.
Word from the campaign is that Bob Kerrey has offered to stump for Lieberman in the fall, which should, if nothing else, allow Lieberman to paint his coalition of political supporters as Republicans Read More