Following his opening statements at this year’s ICSC conference, Mayor Mike Bloomberg told reporters in a separate press conference that the city should relax its hardliner stance on keeping big-boxer Wal-Mart out of all five boroughs.
“If they (Wal-Mart) want to come, we should not say ‘no’ to anybody,” said Mayor Mike inside the Mercury Read More
Just before signing off his show today, New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker threw cold water on one of Andrew Cuomo’s stated goals for this legislative year.
After rattling of a list of Cuomo’s goals, Dicker said, “The governor is also committed to same-sex marriage, but there is little I think he can do Read More
Kathleen Rice, the Nassau County district attorney who is running for State AG, announced she’s hired a few key campaign aides (doesn’t seem like they’re putting much stock in the Cuomo campaign talk of a re-election campaign).
Shams Tarek, spokesman. He most recently worked for the NYS Senate Democrats (and, full disclosure, Read More
Now that Jose Peralta is moving to the State Senate, his Assembly seat will be up for grabs, which, notably and not really surpisingly, Hiram Monserrate has made noise about running for.
Can Monserrate win Peralta’s seat?
A breakdown from yesterday’s election seems to suggest not. The Senate district that resoundingly rejected Monserrate yesterday Read More
The polls are finally open in that special election in Queens where expelled former State Senator Hiram Monserrate is trying to win back his seat. His challenger, Jose Peralta, has a huge lead and will probably win.
Either way, it’s been a weird campaign. Let’s review:
After declaring himself the torchbearer for Read More
It wasn’t the physical confrontation I’d come to expect, but when Hiram Monserrate meandered in front of Jose Peralta’s campaign office yesterday, things got interesting. And loud.
Remember that anti-Hiram Monserrate flier I posted earlier, which features a photo of the former state senator being arrested and points to a web site that has video from the night he assaulted his girlfriend?
The flier doesn’t say who paid for it, but I asked a spokesperson for Monserrate’s campaign opponent, Jose Peralta, Read More
Cynthia Nixon, a.k.a. Miranda from Sex and the City, stars in a new ad from Fight Back, the pro-same-sex marriage P.A.C. that is making Hiram Monserrate their number-one target right now. Monserrate, who was just expelled from his State Senate seat, is running in the March 16 special election in an effort to get Read More
Here’s an anti-Jose Peralta flier making it’s way around the district, noting that he is supportive of same-sex marriage.
“Jose Peralta voted 3 times for the gay marriage bill,” the flier says.
This is the third flier for this race I’ve seen today.
Opposing same-sex marriage is one of Hiram Monserrate’s main arguments Read More
Here’s a flier that is circulating in Jackson Heights, featuring a photo of Hiram Monserrate the night he was arrested for an incident involving his girlfriend and a broken glass.
The flier doesn’t say who paid for it, but the back refers you to a web site that is dedicated to depicting Monserrate Read More