That hyper-publicized Michael Bloomberg interview with Dan Rather on DNET is airing tonight at 8 p.m., and according to several news outlets, the major development is that Bloomberg says that he’s not running for president and that he isn’t electable anyway.
Does this reiteration of his Read More
On Friday, a group of volunteers will circulate petitions to draft Michael Bloomberg to run for president, which will be a rare tangible (if unauthorized) sign of the mayor’s hypothetical candidacy.
The petition effort is being organized by Independence Party activist Frank Morano, who has had mixed success trying to Read More
Days after it was discovered that $3.6 million was stolen from a government account under the watch of term-limited Comptroller Bill Thompson,
Independence Party activist Frank Morano — who has an interesting record of recruiting candidates — has sent out a letter urging Richmond County Clerk Stephen Fiala to run for comptroller on Read More
WARNING: If you find accounts of the perpetual feuding within the Independence Party to be boring and incomprehensible, do not read any further.
The state Independence Party organization has taken the unusual step of forming a three-member panel (sound familiar?) to investigate the party’s county organizations and see if their rosters contain phantom party members. Read More
Here’s an unusual bid to spur the youth vote: a letter to Lindsay Lohan from gregarious local Independence Party activist Frank Morano, who holds a day job as a producer on the Curtis and Kuby radio show.
Morano, who is in his twenties, appeals to Lohan as a “role model” who should “seriously consider Read More
The race to fill the Staten Island City Council seat being vacated by Andrew Lanza, who is going to the state Senate, is shrinking before it really grows.
Independence Party activist Frank Morano announced he will not be a candidate in next year’s special election for that seat, saying the ongoing court battle over control Read More
The state’s Independence Party has had enough distractions and internal fighting this year to make them look more like a circus and less like the New York’s largest minor party.
They might be hard to take seriously at all — if it weren’t for term limits. It’s an issue where their procedure-orientated agenda Read More
Sarah Lyons, a Lenora Fulani ally was removed yesterday as the County Chairperson for the Independence Party on Staten Island.
Replacing Sarah is 21-year-old Frank Morano, formerly of Draft Golisano fame.
So far, the state Independence Party has taken action in Brooklyn, Queens and The Bronx.
So what Read More