Here’s Bill Thompson’s campaign manager, Eddy Castell, insisting to reporters after last night’s debate that his candidate had “a lot of passion” and “a lot of fire.”
Castell also explains the ignore-Tony-Avella strategy that was on display last night.
“Michael Bloomberg is the incumbent,” he said. “Michael Bloomberg is the person you’re Read More
In a preview of the anti-Bloomberg message we'll be hearing a lot more of from his less-wealthy Democratic opponents, here's Bill Thompson’s new campaign manager seizing on comments made by the mayor about campaign spending.
"I guess you have to ask why is the Mayor afraid of a fair fight?" campaign manager Eddy Read More
Michael Bloomberg already has a campaign manager, and Bill Thompson just installed his.
But the third major mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner, is in no rush.
When asked if Weiner's campaign hired a campaign manager, spokesman John Collins, emailed, “No.”
“Anthony Weiner is fighting in DC for middle class New Yorkers Read More
Bill Thompson has sprinkled his criticism of Michael Bloomberg with reminders that the mayor is really, really rich, laying the groundwork for the “out-of-touch” argument Democrats used, to limited effect, in 2005.
In an interview today, Thompson’s new campaign manager Eduardo Castell predicted that the message would resonate today in a way it Read More
Earlier this year, the private real estate groups Urban American and the City Investment Fund purchased a series of old affordable housing complexes in Harlem and Roosevelt Island for $940 million in the second most expensive real estate portfolio deal in city history. At the time, the purchase looked like another example of old Read More