Democratic officials, not actually wanting to gift the comptroller’s office to the Republicans, have gone through the comically awkward balancing act of indicating that they intend to vote for Hevesi without suggesting that they approve of him or his behavior.
The balancing act is that much tougher, apparently, if you’re running for a law Read More
This new John Faso ad does its best to tie Eliot Spitzer, withdrawn endorsement notwithstanding, to his “running mate and comptroller” Alan Hevesi. Note the return of Spitzer’s “stupendous public service” quote about Hevesi from the gubernatorial debate.
UPDATE: There are more Hevesi-related ads here and here.
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Some of Eliot Spitzer and David Paterson’s biggest contributors, like 1199/SEIU, the NYS Correction Officers Association PAC, and hedge fund guru Joel M. Greenblatt recently had their campaign contributions sent back to them. In total, the campaign sent back more than $260,000 according to their latest campaign filing.
That’s because Spitzer 2006 was Read More
The Times calls it fiery, the Post says they both come out swinging, the Daily News says Suozzi failed to land a KO and Newsday calls it a debate volley. (You can read those detailed analyses here, here, here and here. Host NY1′s account is Read More
Spitzer campaign manager Ryan Toohey confirms that Christine Anderson is joining the campaign as communications director.
Anderson had her hands full as Teresa Heinz Kerry’s spokeswoman on that campaign and then, for a time, as the spokeswoman for the Democrats’ legal operation in the tense run-up to the election. She also did time at NYC2012. Read More