ALBANY—Jonathan Tasini, a labor activist who is mounting a left-flank challenge to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will host a fund-raiser tonight in Los Angeles featuring actor Richard Dreyfuss.
Tasini told me by phone from LA that he has known Dreyfuss–the star of Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Mr. Holland's Opus–for Read More
Here’s Jonathan Tasini, Hillary Clinton’s Democratic primary opponent in the 2006 Senate race, who I saw at a Barack Obama rally in Harlem over the weekend.
Tasini made the case to me that Obama’s success against Clinton was only made possible by the war issue.
“We did our modest effort to try to highlight Read More
The anti-war activists Jonathan Tasini was looking for during his primary challenge to Hillary Clinton may finally emerge this weekend as the Working Families Party is films an anti-war ad this Saturday in Prospect Park.
They’re looking for volunteers to lip sync a Pete Seeger song for the shoot and help “send a Read More
Before Jonathan Tasini announced his decision today to endorse the Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate over Hillary Clinton, there was a lively debate on his campaign blog about what he should do.
Of the 75 commenters, most agreed with “Benno,” who said that “Hillary has demonstrated that she DOES NOT WANT OUR Read More
Literature has dropped, ads have aired, and consultants have spun. Now it’s time for predictions.
Who gets more votes:
Eliot Spitzer or Hillary Clinton?
Andrew Cuomo or Mark Green?
John Spencer or KT McFarland?
Jonathan Tasini, Tom Suozzi or Sean Maloney?
Charlie King or write-in candidates?
Who wins in Brooklyn’s Read More
The novelty of beating Tom Suozzi in the opinion polls has worn off for Jonathan Tasini.
In July, Hillary’s anti-war opponent could hardly contain himself upon learning of poll results showing him outperforming the Nassau County Executive among Democratic voters.
But today, as both he and Suozzi hovering around 10 percent in the polls, Read More
A CNN poll says voters are itching to see Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani square off in 2008.
That is, if Hillary can get past her primary opponent, Jonathan Tasini, who was endorsed by Gay City News.
The Observer’s Theodore Bressman caught up with Rep. Jerry Nadler today, who announced Read More
Al Sharpton shares his thoughts with Inside City Hall tonight.
Jonathan Tasini wraps up a speech at Sarah Lawrence College.
The Harlem Republican Club’s Labor Day Barbecue goes on until 8 p.m.
And at 11, C-SPAN shows a live performance of the play called, The Pundit Whodunit: The Case Read More
Glenn Thrush notes Hillary Clinton isn’t planning a victory party for next week’s primary against Jonathan Tasini. But one is expected later this year, if “she manages — somehow — to pull off a win in November.”
Hoping to pull off a win in November is CT. Rep. Christopher Shays, who said Read More