ALBANY—Bill Owens, who is being sworn in as a member of Congress today, has announced his intention to vote for the health care restructuring bill backed by Nancy Pelosi and Barack Obama. He resisted taking a specific position on the issue throughout his campaign.
Owens announced the vote in a press release and Read More
ALBANY—The political director for one of the state's largest unions says he expects to support Bill Owens in his bid to replace John McHugh in Congress.
"We're looking forward to working with the candidate who is going to be working with the president on health care reform, and we expect that's going to be Read More
The Working Families Party is continuing to hedge at the top of the ticket, running one Kevin Finnegan as the party’s Mayoral candidate.
But while they’re holding out on the Mayor’s race, they have endorsed Scott Stringer for Borough President, joining a number of labor groups that seem to be spending more time and energy Read More
Labor unions don’t like lost causes. And today we have two signs that important unions remain unconvinced that the Democrats can put up a credible challenge to Mike.
First, the Working Families Party — a sort of bellwether for the “progressive labor” caucus — is circulating petitions for their ballot line today. With their Read More