Here’s a bit more on Representative Jerry Nadler’s endorsement of Richard Aborn.
Nadler argues that Aborn has “raised the necessary resources to win the race” despite entering late, and notes that the Working Families Party is helping to run his field operation. The W.F.P.’s help will give Aborn “an unparalleled” get-out-the-vote operation, says Read More
It’s been four years since Mayor Bloomberg changed his stance on a proposed freight rail tunnel that would run from Brooklyn to New Jersey. At the time, speaking in an affected neighborhood in Queens, he reversed his prior statements and staked out a position of opposition to the project, which was Read More
Joining Michael Bloomberg this morning to announce $30 million in federal funds for local district attorneys Anthony Weiner, who had planned to run against him in this year’s mayoral race.
It was the first public event the two have attended together since Weiner dropped out of the race in late May. At the Read More
Barack Obama is changing what it means to be a pro-Israel politician in America.
That much is obvious from the unusually thoughtful, nuanced and varied reactions by officials in New York—the world capital of Israel-boosterism—to his criticisms of the Netanyahu government’s settlement policies.
“I think Obama feels that this type of shock Read More
Representative Jerry Nadler said late yesterday, optimistically, that it is entirely possible that the two Democrats who enabled the Republican takeover of the State Senate will be gone from the chamber by the time new congressional districts are drawn. But either way, he said, he feared that the progressive Democratic agenda Read More
Kirsten Gillibrand, it turns out, was exactly right about the Obama administration's willingness to apply pressure on a hawkish Israeli government.
Back in February, soon after Gillibrand's appointment to replace Hillary Clinton–and right around the time the Likud's Benjamin Netanyahu was forming a new government in Israel–she went further than most Democrats in Read More
On Wednesday morning, May 6, Steven Kolb, executive director of the Council of Fashion Designers of America, along with Project Runway judge Tim Gunn and the show’s Season 5 winner Leanne Marshall, boarded a 6 a.m. train at Penn Station bound for Washington, D.C.
They had appointments lined up for the entire day to gain the Read More
Here’s Bill de Blasio on Saturday with a bunch of lawmakers from Manhattan endorsing him on the steps of City Hall. The endorsers include Representative Jerry Nadler, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, State Senator Eric Schneiderman and Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal.
Nadler said, “He’s known when to get along, and known when to stand and fight.” Read More
Will the rise of an Israeli government led by an opponent of the peace process make it more politically acceptable in America to criticize Israel?
Abraham Foxman says yes.
"It's already changed," said Mr. Foxman, whose position as national director of the Anti-Defamation League makes him the media's go-to person for quotes on perceived anti-Israel Read More
RENNSELAER—Representative Jerry Nadler said that the project he has tirelessly pushed for three decades–a tunnel that would carry freight trains beneath New York harbor–will be implemented under the State Rail Plan if an environmental impact study finds it should be built. And Nadler was confident of that.
Here's Nadler explaining it: Read More