It’s usually the case that everyone attacks the front-runner. But in last night’s public advocate debate – the last televised one before the primary – it was Bill de Blasio who got the incoming fire from the rest of the candidates.
It’s a validation that de Blasio is the most likely to get into the Read More
Here’s another mailer from Bill de Blasio, hitting Mark Green for raising money from developers for his previous races.
De Blasio raised the issue during their prior debate, and this is coming out (into my hands) hours before their next debate later tonight.
It’s the latest de Blasio Read More
“While the insiders sling mud, Eric Gioia is solving problems,” the narrator says in this slightly tweaked Eric Gioia ad, which I caught last night and was posted on YouTube moments ago.
The ad quotes news outlets describing the first televised public advocate debate, which got pretty heated.
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Mark Green is hovering just shy of the 40 percent he needs to avoid a run-off, according to the latest USA Survey poll of likely voters, conducted from August 28 to September 1.
Bill de Blasio gained 4 points, and is now at 23 percent. Eric Gioia, who overtook Norman Siegel, gained 3 Read More
Mark Green rolled out endorsements from veteran Democratic congressmen John Conyers and Henry Waxman.
Conyers is the second-highest ranking member of the House, and an African-American. Recently, Green came under criticism from a Bill de Blasio supporter who pointed up the fact that Green ran a racially divisive mayoral campaign Read More
Here’s the latest mailing from Bill de Blasio, which hits Mark Green for agreeing to allow Rudy Giuliani to stay in office after his term expired in the immediate aftermath of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.
The piece also equates Giuliani’s push to stay on after his Read More
While picking up the endorsement of feminist Gloria Steinem and the National Organization of Women’s New York City chapter, Mark Green said that he was continuing to run a “relentlessly positive campaign.”
Then he went on the offensive.
While standing on the City Hall steps flanked by supporters, Green attacked unnamed opponents for not Read More
A new WABC-TV poll is out, and Melinda Katz has moved ahead in the city comptroller race, while Mark Green slipped 9 points in the public advocate’s race.
Katz gained 5 points while John Liu, the previous leader, dropped 2 points from a similar poll last week. Katz is now 27 percent, Liu Read More
Bill de Blasio scored a coup this weekend, winning the endorsement of The New York Times for public advocate over Mark Green, who The Times endorsed for mayor in 2001 and attorney general in 2006.
Hours after the endorsement came out on Saturday, de Blasio’s campaign put out a robocall featuring Read More
It was impossible not to notice Bill de Blasio’s aggressive posture toward Mark Green during Friday’s debate. But afterward, de Blasio said he was just asking simple questions.
“I simply said, ‘What are you doing for your brother? Why did you earn hundreds of thousands of dollars? What was your Read More