Mayor Bloomberg speaks at Kips Bay Showhouse President’s Dinner. April 21, 2011 (Photo Credit: Kristen Artz)
Taxes: Don’t raise them on the rich; “deficits matter” says Bloomberg. [FoxNews.com]
Taxes: S&P’s downgrading is a “warning” to America, says Bloomberg. [Glenn Thrush]
Taxes: There’s a bipartisan Read More
Here’s more about Wal-Mart’s newest addition, Phil Singer.
Singer’s name popped up in Claire Atkinson’s story today, noting he runs “a corporate consulting firm, which has worked with prominent Democrats, including Sen. Chuck Schumer.”
Singer also worked on Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and, most recently, on Andrew Cuomo’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign.
If you ask Doug Schoen, today’s Quinnpiac poll confirms what he’s been saying all along: New York City residents want Wal-Mart.
“A clear majority want Wal-Mart and a very large percentage will shop at Wal-Mart,” Schoen told me in an interview this afternoon. “Our polling and Quinnipiac’s polling show that.”
Schoen’s poll from Read More
A reader contacted to me to say they knew–knew!–potential Senate candidate
At the mayor’s state of the city speech earlier this month, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz referred to Michael Bloomberg’s reelection campaign as a “job creation program.”
For New York’s most prominent Democratic consultants and operatives, it’s been nothing less—an acquisition project so far-reaching that it actually threatens to dry up the market in experienced Read More
On Sunday, pollster Doug Schoen spoke at the Independence Party’s national conference in Manhattan, where he said he’s working on a new book about governing with a growing number of independent citizens.
He went on to tell the audience it will focus on “how can government itself respond to the changes in the electorate to Read More
Last night, Michael Bloomberg hosted former mayor
Before the first vote is counted, plenty of bad advice for Barack Obama is arriving in a wave of clichéd punditry that, should he actually win, will only grow from now through Inauguration Day and beyond. The potential magnitude of Obama’s expected victory – and the accompanying upsurge of Democrats in both houses of Congress Read More
Andrew Grossman, a top-tier Democratic operative who founded an anti-Wal-Mart group is on board with Bill Thompson’s 2009 campaign. (Thompson is widely expected to run for mayor).
Grossman was described as a “political strategist” in this story about the comptroller’s campaign spending, and a Thompson campaign aide explained Grossman’s role as “a general Read More
Doug Schoen, who worked on Michael Bloomberg’s mayoral campaigns, is still making the case for him to be the running mate on someone’s ticket. But yesterday on Chris Matthews’ Hardball, some reporters weren’t buying the argument.
Perry Bacon of the Washington Post said, according to a transcript:
"I don’t really think it’s a Read More