A day after Kim Devlin’s official departure, Tom Suozzi’s campaign still says that all is rosy.
David Chauvin, a Suozzi spokesman, said that “there is a renewed sense of energy” and that they feel very “fortunate to have Paul Rivera, who is hitting the ground running. There is a new level of excitement because Read More
Following up on Newsday’s story, Liz Benjamin just got Kim Devlin on the phone to talk about her departure from the Suozzi campaign.
– Josh Benson
Tom Suozzi just left a rally at Lafayette Square in Buffalo — about two blocks from the Democrats convention center — where he continues to work the only line of attack left open to him.
“Albany is sticking it to us and we are getting the short end of the stick,” said Suozzi, campaign manager Read More
A Nassau Democrat tells The Politicker that the Suozzi camp is readying a petitioning operation that will rely, in part, on county workers — particularly Board of Elections patronage employees and Democratic staff of the County legislature — “volunteering” their vacation time in June and July to gather nominating petition signatures in upstate Read More
So Tom Suozzi is starting to look like that rare species, an actual conservative Democrat. Not sure how this gets him many votes in a Democratic Primary, but it could make the substance interesting.
His early policy stuff — abstinence, no new taxes — has slanted that way, as have his hires. First Read More
I missed the Sunday shows yesterday, but nobody can accuse Suozzi aide Kim Devlin of being less than a true believer. She wrote in an email to campaign aides and others:
“Tom taped some of the Sunday shows today and he was, as usual, fantastic. Please tune in if you can. And tell Read More
The Politicker has learned that Tom Suozzi‘s been talking to political consultant Dan Gerstein, a longtime advisor to Joe Lieberman with a reputation like his old boss’s for crossing some of the traditional Democratic interest groups, notably the teachers’ unions, and who is not a favorite of the people he likes Read More
I ran into Tom Suozzi yesterday at the 1199 rally, and asked him about Saturday’s Times story, in which Pat Healy wouldn’t let him withdraw a whack at Spitzer from the record.
Me: So are you mad at Pat Healy?
Suozzi: Nah. He’s just trying to do a job and make a name Read More
The Suozzi sightings are starting to proliferate. He had breakfast at the Regency yesterday morning with the head of the New York City Partnership, Kathy Wylde. They were discussing “regional issues,” according to Suozzi aide Kim Devlin, though one imagines that Wylde’s constituents in the business community wouldn’t mind Read More
Azi of the New York Press (and formerly, of Politicker intern fame) offers this Nassau nugget:
On NY1 last night, Democratic State Chairman Denny Farrell said he hasn’t spoken to Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi in two years. So much for cell phones, right?
“I don’t think it’s a secret that Tom Suozzi Read More