Michael Bloomberg had kind words
It’s Triple Crown season, and time (or just an excuse, maybe) for an early handicapping of the 2012 Republican presidential field.
As with horse racing, where the fastest horse out of the gate often fades in the stretch (like Big Drama in last Saturday’s Preakness), early speed in a presidential Read More
Hoping to re-brand their declining party, a group of prominent Republicans recently launched a national “listening tour,” presumably as an exercise in market research. They would like to know why voters—and especially younger voters—increasingly reject the G.O.P. They want to “ask the American people what their hopes and dreams are” while engaging in a “wide-open Read More
MIAMI—John McCain is about to appear at a rally in a packed gym here at Florida International University, where a giant American flag is hanging over the stage like a canopy between two big blue banners, one reading “Florida” the other “Victory.” Pro-McCain signs are written in Spanish and English, and a large Cuban contingent Read More
The McCain campaign just announced that Jeb Bush, older brother of George W. and former Governor of Florida, is endorsing John McCain.
Although his family is hardly at its most popular, the elder Bush brother’s endorsement makes a statement about the Republican establishment rallying around McCain. George W. has been encouraging Read More
At an education-themed event today hosted by the Manhattan Institute featuring Jeb Bush and Michael Bloomberg, something happened.
There’s probably more to say. But despite the fact that the event was on the mayor’s public schedule, and that the Manhattan Institute called around to invite reporters to watch, the press wasn’t actually welcome. Read More
Even as he continues to chase after President George W. Bush fund-raisers, Rudy Giuliani has just signed up Governor Jeb Bush’s former Florida campaign manager.
Karen Unger will be the campaign’s senior advisor for Florida, organizing field operations and grassroots recruiting.
Text of the release is after the jump.
At 8:30 a.m., the new United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-Moon, will speak at an Association for a Better New York Breakfast at the Grand Hyatt .
At 8:45 a.m., Mike Bloomberg will meet with Jeb Bush and School officials on Chamber Street.
At 10 a.m., the Assembly’s Environmental Committee holds a hearing Read More
Hillary lays claim to some anti-terrorism pork.
John McCain may have a campaign manager and press person in place for his presidential run.
Mitt Romney has hired some Jeb Bush allies.
RunObama.com is looking for signatures.
Eliot Spitzer said (jokingly, I hope) that his Read More
Bruce Teitelbaum, Rudy Giuliani’s most trusted political adviser, sidled up to a veteran New York operative recently and made a bold pronouncement.
“Bruce said, very openly, that if Rudy Giuliani wants it, he’ll be the Republican Party’s Vice Presidential nominee in 2004,” the operative told The Observer. “And he said that he thinks Giuliani is Read More