Candidate To Accuse Opponent Of Racism Just To See What Happens
NEW YORK-With polls showing him trailing in New York’s Republican primary race for U.S. Senate, candidate David Malpass told reporters Friday he planned to accuse his opponent Bruce Blakeman of racism just to see if it caught on with Read More
Andrew Cuomo has increased his lead over Republican Rick Lazio, according to a new poll by Marist.
Mr. Cuomo now leads 65-25 percent among registered voters, up from 61-30 in Marist’s March poll.
Cuomo leads the other major Republican gubernatorial candidate, Steve Levy, 63-25 percent, according to Marist’s latest figures. That’s down slightly Read More
Rick Lazio has a double-digit lead over both of his Republican opponents, but 40 percent of the GOP say they’re unsure who to support, according to a Quinnipiac poll released this morning.
Also worth mentioning: in head-to-head match-ups, Andrew Cuomo crushes them all.
Among Republicans, Lazio gets 34 percent, while Carl Paladino gets Read More
Governor David Paterson is trailing both his likely primary challenger, Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, and the likely Republican nominee, Rick Lazio, according to a Sienna poll out today.
Paterson is ridiculously behind Cuomo among Democrats, 22 to 64. Against Lazio, Paterson trails 39 to 46.
Cuomo trounces Lazio 63 to 26.
Senator Read More
A source emailed to say Bruce Blakeman–former speaker of the Nassau County legislature, and now, an attorney in private practice–will announce his candidacy for U.S. Senate this Saturday.
Blakeman had planned to run for New York City mayor in 2009–and even began airing television ads, including one with a talking dog–but dropped 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
As Rudy Giuliani slowly mulls a Senate bid, churns the rumor mill, and soaks in the positive poll numbers of an undeclared candidate who hasn’t held office in seven years, conservatives are getting impatient.
Mike Long, for one, would like to have a conservative candidate sometime soon. The Conservative Party chairman Read More
More than six months after Governor Paterson announced his nomination, the state Senate Republicans on Monday night approved former Koch deputy mayor Stanley Grayson to take a seat on the Port Authority’s board of commissioners.
The Senate, led by Long Island-based Republican Dean Skelos, sat on this nomination and even confirmed another Port Read More
There’s at least one mayoral candidate who is not going to run against Michael Bloomberg: Republican Bruce Blakeman.
Speaking CW11 this morning, Blakeman said, “I’m still running because the law hasn’t changed yet.” He went on, “There is only one person more qualified than me to be mayor, and that’s Mike. So, obviouslyRead More
Republican mayoral candidate Bruce Blakeman is seizing on the chance to denounce an increase in property taxes, which The New York Times editorial board thinks Michael Bloomberg may have to enact to balance the budget next year.
Blakeman, in a press release issued this morning, said he wants the federal government Read More