Vito Fossella’s spokespeople won’t say whether he’ll run for reelection, according to an item in Crain’s today.
“Politics is not what he’s focused on now,” Susan Del Percio–Fossella’s political consultant–is quoted as saying. “He’s focused on doing his job.”
The Republican congressman’s D.U.I. arrest in Virginia last week has led to greater scrutiny Read More
The notion of liberal Brooklyn Councilman Bill de Blasio running for Congress on against Staten Island’s Vito Fossella is either one of those so-crazy-it-just-might-work things or just…crazy. It would be Staten Island nativism versus the national anti-Bush mood. And the former is pretty strong.
In any case, Staten Island Republicans are, for the Read More
Vito Fossella can run but he can’t hide from the long arm of the New York Observer. I swear I’m not just picking on Vito because his press secretary, Craig Donner, ignored six (six!) calls…
Rep. Vito Fossella finally tells us he voted Yes on the DeLay Rule in House Republican Caucus November 17. That’s the rule that allows members to remain in leadership after they’ve been indicted, the one even John Podhoretz and David Brooks flagged as a sign of Republican hubris and a danger Read More