If a legslative battle were being waged, Liz Holtzman would want Carolyn Maloney in her “foxhole.”
The former U.S. Congresswoman is voicing her support for Carolyn Maloney in the race for the 14th District in a mailing out today. Holtzman appears to be itching to get back into the political ring. Last year, she expressed Read More
The immediate hits coming out of New York in response to the official announcement of Elena Kagan’s nomination to the Supreme Court is uniformly positive. So far.
Kagan’s roots in New York are deep. She was a press secretary to Liz Holtzman, who, after a career in Congress and as Brooklyn DA, is contemplating a Read More
Liz Holtzman is in the race for attorney general.
At least, that’s what the voice mail message says at the law office where she just took a leave of absence.
“You have reached Elizabeth Holtzman at Herrick Feinstein. Ms. Holtzman is currently on a leave of absence from Herrick to pursue the Democratic nomination Read More
Reshma Saujani kicked off her congressional campaign standing on a bench inside a coffee shop on 13th Street called “Everyman Espresso.”
The next morning, Rep. Carolyn Maloney hosted a star-studded fund-raising breakfast at the Yale Club that brought in about $100,000, her aides said.
The Democratic primary on Manhattan’s East Side is officially underway–which Read More
I keep getting the feeling that the race between nine-term Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney and 34-year-old Reshma Saujani is creeping toward something of a battle between the ages.
Substantively, both are progressive Democrats and have ties to the financial industry, which, on the East Side of Manhattan, is a prerequisite.
Politically, their supporters seem to Read More
Part of the house cleaning I promised myself I'd do includes dusting off some bits of news I left sitting in my notebook before I departed for my (too brief) New England vacation.
One item that's worth revisiting has to do with a subject I was writing about last week, the giveaways elected officials hand Read More