At a fund-raiser in the East Side townhouse of her chief promoter and donor, Sally Minard, on June 30, Representative Carolyn Maloney proudly announced to the crowd that former president Bill Clinton would be headlining a fund-raiser for her in July.
Given that Maloney announced her intention to eventually announce a primary challenge Read More
Earlier this month, Joe Trippi told me that he was in talks with Representative Carolyn Maloney about working on Maloney's possible primary challenge to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
Now, after a bit of a courtship, Trippi's firm confirms it is actually getting paid to put a campaign together. Paul Blank, the director of Trippi Read More
Earlier this month, Kirsten Gillibrand stood in front of the steps of City Hall to accept the endorsements of two more members of Congress and repeated her standard response to all inquiries related to her facing a potential primary challenge.
"For my part, I am very focused on being the best senator I can Read More
In a brief telephone interview this morning, Joe Trippi confirmed a report in yesterday's City Hall News that he is in talks with Representative Carolyn Maloney about potentially working for her possible challenge to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.
"Yes we've talked," said Trippi. "And she hasn't decide to run yet. But if she does, I Read More
“Fuck yeah, you should write about us. We’re from New York, we’re totally off-beat, you know, and we want to deconstruct the election process from the point of view of the independent voter.”
Speaking was Will Rabbe, a 25-year-old filmmaker working for the Independent Film Channel. He said he lives on the Upper East Side. Read More
The best line of the night has to go to Joe Trippi, the Edwards advisor who used to work for Howard Dean.
When asked if Hillary Clinton’s venting about change had reached an anger level approximate to the Dean scream, he said this:
“I think tonight, change won, and the status quo lost it.”
That Read More
The Edwards campaign just announced a 1:30 conference call to discuss what it says was Hillary Clinton’s “dismissively ‘laughing off’ questions on NAFTA in last night’s debate.”
Last night, Joe Trippi, a senior aide to Edwards, previewed that argument to reporters.
“People have been crippled by NAFTA,” he said in the spin room last night Read More
Here’s 10-year-old Kyle Nowak, correspondent for Scholastic News, interviewing Joe Trippi last night in Las Vegas.
Nowak asked why it was better for a Democrat to be President than a Republican.
“It’s not about Democrats and Republicans,” Trippi responded. “It’s do you want corporations or people running the country.”
John Edwards hired Howard Dean’s Internet guru Joe Trippi.
Ben sees significance in Hillary Clinton’s use of the phrase “partial birth abortion.”
New Yorkers for Obama has scheduled a fund-raiser scheduled for June 1.
Andrew Cuomo will sue Drexel University for its student loan practices.
Tom DiNapoli is making some Read More
Former Orleans frontman and Democrat, John Hall, running for New York’s 19th congressional district against Republican incumbent Sue Kelly, just sent out a release touting his new hire: Joe Trippi.
“I am excited to have a political strategist of this accomplishment and capacity joining our team and I look Read More