In June of last year, before he began positioning himself as the most rabid Birther candidate for president on the Republican right, developer and casino operator Donald Trump gave $25,000 to the campaign of Kathleen Rice, the Democratic DA of Nassau County, who was the early front-runner to replace Andrew Cuomo as New York state Read More
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani joined Staten Island natives, and fellow Republicans, attorney general candidate Dan Donovan and congressional candidate Michael Grimm as they campaigned at South Ferry terminal this afternoon.
The three men posed for photos with supporters and shook the hands of commuters, urging them to vote once they arrived home in their district. Read More
Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.
“If we don’t have Eric Schneiderman, you’re basically going Read More
Eric Schneiderman is adding the endorsement of two firefighter unions today as the attorney general campaign reaches its final days
The Uniformed Firefighters Association and the Uniformed Fire Officers Association- who represent over 22,000 individuals involved in fire rescues- both announced their support for the Democrat’s bid.
“Eric understands the difficult and dangerous job performed Read More
The campaigns for both Eric Schneiderman and Dan Donovan jumped out of the gate early this morning, blasting each other’s record in their current office.
The Donovan campaign accused Schneiderman of being in the pocket of the teacher’s union. Schneiderman shot back that Donovan had looked the other way on public corruption.
Donovan’s press secretary Read More
Attorney General candidates Democrat State Senator Eric Schneiderman and Republican Staten Island District Attorney Dan Donovan face off in their first debate at 2 p.m. today, streaming live on WABC (7online.com). Click through to get yourself up to speed on this week’s endorsements, campaign finance reports, and attack ads.
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Eric Schneiderman went to the steps of City Hall today to receive the endorsement of former Attorney General Robert Abrams, which, since they both are Democrats can be something of a dog-bites-man story, but is more significant today because it shows that the Schneiderman campaign continues to hammer away at his Republican opponent Dan Donovan Read More
The ring around the race card in the attorney general race has devolved into a rapid-fire exchange of accusatory press releases, each with the hackneyed notion that actions speak louder than words when it comes to diversity.
This morning, Staten Island DA Dan Donovan responded to accusations of a weak response to a series Read More
The first question asked at today’s press conference with Eric Schneiderman and his former opponents for the Democratic nomination was for Nassau district attorney Kathleen Rice, and it was, in a nutshell, “So, what are you doing here?”
At the earlier WNYC debate, back when Rice and Schneiderman were still fighting for the nomination, Schneiderman Read More
As Republicans try to right the ship after a dispiriting and divisive primary campaign, the question for most Democrats, between now and Nov. 2, isn’t whether Andrew Cuomo will win the governor’s race, but by how much.
It isn’t just an “ego thing,” as one Democratic consultant put it, although there’s certainly that. Nor is Read More