Here’s the the Iraq resolution Congress will debate tomorrow.
Someone claiming to have been part of Rudy Giuliani’s mayoral administration on 9/11 defended the way his boss handled that day.
Eliot Spitzer continued his assault on the legislature by picking on George Latimer during his “Bring the Budget Home” tour.
Expect the Read More
The New York Times endorsed Jesse Hamilton in the special election for Yvette Clarke’s old City Council seat in Brooklyn.
The Times was careful to explain that ethnic politics had nothing to do with their decision, writing:
“While we like anything that might help increase voter participation — ethnic and cultural Read More
So, how do candidates running in a non-partisan special election feel about non-partisan elections?
At a crowded forum on Cortelyou Road last night, I threw that question to a few of the candidates running in the 40th District who are Democrats, but who have had to create new party lines this year on which Read More
The sleepy special election in for the Brooklyn City Council seat vacated by Yvette Clarke has its first legal controversy.
District Leader Jesse Hamilton is suing Wellington Sharpe over the name of his party.
Hamilton’s party is called “Family Values and Money Matters.” Sharpe’s is called “Family Values.”
Hamilton’s campaign wants an injunction “barring Read More
One informed reader informs me that the field of competitors to fill the City Council seat being vacated by Yvette Clarke include may actually be shrinking.
Candidates still actively jockeying for position, according to the reader, include:
Jesse Hamilton, whose poster you can see here;
Ferdinand Zizi, who won support from the Haitian American Read More
The city’s newest congresswoman, Yvette Clarke, will get sworn into office next year, but the jockeying for her city council seat is well underway.
According to the encyclopedic Jerry Skurnik and a City Council source, the Mayor will call the special election within 3 days of the vacancy occurring (January 1). Then, the election is Read More