Just after 4 p.m. last Thursday, several New York City political reporters received an odd telephone call at their desks and on their cell phones.
“During your next election,” insisted a woman’s recorded voice, “when you are choosing which consultant to help you with your campaign mail, remember that Jim Spencer and the Campaign Network Read More
From tireless intern Bharat Ayyar: Congressional hopeful Eric Massa, a retired Navy commander, held a conference call with reporters this morning, and outlined his plan for veteran health care, which he says has been neglected by Washington.
“I don’t care how much it costs. I don’t care,” Massa said. He added later, Read More
Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand upset incumbent Rep. John Sweeney, who was dogged by allegations that he beat his wife. CNN has the results at 53-47 percent.
Another embattled upstate congressman, Tom Reynolds, is holding off his challenger, Jack Davis, 54-46 with about 7 percent of the votes counted.
– Azi Paybarah
Jack Davis, the throwback anti-trade industrialist who almost beat Tom Reynolds Upstate two years ago, is back in.
Here’s his letter:
Many of you have encouraged me to pick up my slingshot and fight the Goliath Reynolds. I have tested the waters (polled) and discovered the possibility of defeating Reynolds looks Read More