A bit more about the man tapped to run the country’s largest school system. Before entering City Hall with Bloomberg in 2002, Dennis Walcott was a recognized figure in city politics, joining a lawsuit to block fare hikes by the MTA, and appearing on NY1 to discuss, among other things, civil disobedience and police brutality. Read More
The latest videos from the Human Rights Campaign released today feature former mayors Ed Koch and David Dinkins.
“I’m a New Yorker who supports marriage equality” Koch says. “Join me as a New Yorker for marriage equality,” Dinkins says in his video.
The phrases I’ve often heard in this debate – ”Read More
Last week, we reported that at a press conference to endorse Assemblyman Adriano Espaillat, former Mayor David Dinkins rambled off-script a bit and said:
But it is important, it is so very important, particularly for the people of this district who vote on Tuesday to recognize how important it is to understand that the Read More
Former Mayor David Dinkins was in rare form at an endorsement press conference for state Senate candidate Adriano Espaillat, telling reporters:
I grew up in Harlem where we taught that New York City is a melting pot. Well I don’t agree with that. I have always said that we are a gorgeous mosaic. We have Read More
After a morning in which they rolled out a series of endorsements in Western New York, state Senator Eric Schneiderman just announced an endorsement from former New York City mayor David Dinkins in his campaign for attorney general.
“I am pleased to endorse Eric Schneiderman, a man of principle and integrity, and a Read More
The Post feels it has prompted a carding crackdown. [NYP]
James Dolan writes country songs that target his enemies. [NYT]
Emergency rooms crowded in the wake of the St. Vincent’s closing. [WSJ]
Candace Bushnell‘s got two more books coming. [AP]
Well, Dave Read More
Adam Clayton Powell IV’s congressional campaign will soon be hiring Jaime Estades, a Democratic operative who most recently worked on Bill Thompson’s mayoral campaign, and got his start helping elect David Dinkins as mayor.
Estades will be the “campaign coordinator,” Powell told me.
Estades first day is on the job is Monday.
On Read More
Hiram Monserrate got in trouble recently for poaching Barack Obama’s slogan and logo.
Now, on his web site, Monserrate features not only a picture of former Mayor David Dinkins–who has not endorsed anyone in this race–but also a two-year-old campaign video featuring Bryan Pu-Folkes, a local activist who no longer supports Read More
ALBANY—At the end of his remarks at a holiday fund-raiser last night, David Paterson made a simple declaration: “I am running for governor in 2010.”
“If it doesn’t work out, I’m going to go on The View. They need a little affirmative action on The View,” Paterson said to laughs, according Read More
Bill Thompson supporters continue firing shots at those they say could have and should have done more to help out. The latest is from David Dinkins.
From The Post:
“The president should’ve done more. He found time to go to Virginia, he found time to go to New Jersey Read More