Dave Pollak, a former co-chair of the New York State Democratic Party who, more recently, ran Barack Obama’s campaign in New York, is having a fund-raiser for City Council candidate Francisco Moya.
The event is taking place on February 9 at Pollak's home in Union Square.
Moya is running for Read More
Former State Democratic Party co-chair Dave Pollak will be directing Barack Obama’s New York operation.
As I was writing this, the Obama campaign put out a statement on it.
I left a message on Pollak’s cell phone, and noticed that his FaceBook status message says that he “is getting ready…”
Although some elected officials came Read More
Here’s a ticket that intern Em Whitney and I scored as a souvenir from last night’s State Democratic Party fund-raiser at 41 Broad Street. Since the event was closed to the press, we didn’t actually make it inside, but we did get to chat with a few people outside about Hillary Read More
In case you were wondering, the departure of State Democratic Party co-chair Dave Pollak does not mean Hillary Clinton’s superdelegate count is down. That’s because Pollak, a committed Clinton superdelegate, will be replaced by Reggie LaFayette, who is now the party’s second highest-ranking member.
In other words, this is different than the unexpected departure Read More
State Democratic Party co-chair Dave Pollak is leaving his position, the party announced a few minutes ago (right when most people are heading out the door for the weekend).
Pollak had previously run the group Democratic Leadership for the 21st Century, which brought political leaders in front of young professionals and provided Read More
Last night at David Weprin’s fund-raiser for his city comptroller campaign, I learned that the City Councilman’s long-time chief of staff, Jack Rubin Friedman, is leaving in January to become the head of the Queens Chamber of Commerce. One attendee told me that Rubin might run for Weprin’s seat in 2009. (Rubin was standing nearby Read More
Calling all DL21C types: There's a fund-raising party at the Fourth Avenue home of State Democratic Party co-chair Dave Pollak. With a surprise special guest!(Guesses?)
Tickets start at $50 and go up to $10,000.
Admission free for canvassing volunteers.
Here's the invitation:
NY Dems State Party Chair June O'Neill, Read More
The State Democratic Party is starting to execute something resembling an organized push-back to the Spitzer Trials, criticizing Senate Republicans for the hearing they held in Albany yesterday after a Daily News editorial today called it a partisan show.
“This is not an investigation, this is Act One of Read More
Speaking of DL21C, I also caught up last night with Dave Pollak, who Eliot Spitzer picked to be the new State Democratic Party co-chair along with upstate county leader June O’Neill.
Pollak describes the heirarchical structure of the DL21C group he founded as “flat” — that is, more reliant on Read More