The attorney general candidates (minus Kathleen Rice) gathered for (what seems like) the 87,242nd debate this primary season at the cramped studios of the public access station Manhattan News Network.
The event was sponsored by the city’s ethnic and foreign language press, and there were few surprises, except when a reporter from the Chinese language Read More
There was a lot of head-scratching in political circles this morning after a Q-Poll came out that showed that a whopping 85 percent of New Yorkers did not know who they were going to vote for in the attorney general’s race.
Nassau district attorney Kathleen Rice led all comers in the poll with Read More
Ads are up. Sniping has started. Voters go to the polls in 24 days.
Richard Brodsky: On Saturday, local community events in Brooklyn and the Irish festival in Manhattan. On Sunday, churches in the Bronx, and local community events in Manhattan.
Sean Coffey: On Saturday, attending community Family Days Read More
Earlier, we posted about a release that the Rice campaign sent out touting how they had raised more money from small donors than any other campaign.
The campaign-finance gurus over at NYPIRG however have run their numbers and they say that Rice’s methodology is flawed. Campaigns do not have to itemize how much they Read More
Nassau County district attorney Kathleen Rice has a clear lead in the amount of cash on hand for the attorney general’s race, and she is out with a release that shows that all of that cash is not coming from big-pocketed donors. In fact, her campaign notes, the presumed front-runner in the attorney general’s race Read More
As the race for attorney general enters its final month, Eric Dinallo appears to be keeping pace. The one-time Insurance Superintendent and Eliot Spitzer deputy pulled in $109,000 since the last filing deadline on July 15. He now has $1.63 million on hand.
While this puts him well-behind Kathleen Rice, who raised $620,000 Read More
Richard Brodsky: Street campaigning in Queens. Three churches in Queens on Sunday. India Day Parade. Street campaigning in Brooklyn with Assemblywoman Annette Robinson.
Sean Coffey: NAACP event on Saturday. On Sunday, he’ll be attending church services and Harlem Day activities.
Eric Dinallo: On Saturday, the National Organization for Women – NYS candidate meeting in Albany. Read More
Richard Brodsky: Street fairs in Manhattan and the Jamaican Festival in Queens on Saturday. On Sunday, churches and the Dominican Day Parade.
Sean Coffey: Attending a festival in Binghamton and the Ulster County Fair on Saturday. Attending church services in Brooklyn on Sunday and campaigning in Long Island and Queens.
Eric Dinallo: The Dominican Day Read More
AG Race, Around and Around
There are a just a little bit more than six weeks to go before Election Day. Here is how The Democratic contenders for attorney general are spending their weekend:
Richard Brodsky: Hitting street fairs and block parties in Brooklyn and Queens, then heading to the Yiddish Fest in Westchester County. On Sunday, he is slated Read More
In case you missed it, at yesterday’s Crain’s Breakfast Forum, Sean Coffey said he disagreed with the tax hike on the wealthy that the Senate and Assembly passed last year. State Sen Eric Schneiderman then hit him for “fighting for his wealthy friends.” To which Coffey reiterated his no new tax stance, Read More