I missed this, but the Jewish Press endorsed Republican Maureen O’Connell in the state Senate race over her Democratic opponent, Craig Johnson, who is Jewish.
The editorial said O’Connell “has always been sensitive to the community’s needs and who speak enthusiastically of her commitment to address such issues as tuition relief for parochial Read More
Here are two fliers from 1199 SEIU and CSEA on behalf of Republican Maureen O’Connell. The full pieces are here and here.
The fliers, which will be hitting mailboxes in Nassau shortly (if not already), tie O’Connell to health care issues in a way that’s hard to argue with. (What’s the Read More
Here’s the new Craig Johnson ad, which moves away from the slick, soft-music pieces we got used to seeing from adman Jimmy Siegel during the governor’s race.
The script is after the jump.
– Azi Paybarah
Here’s what you need to know to save on taxes this year.
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Here’s one of two recent mailings 1199 SEIU and CSEA is sending out for Republican Maureen O’Connell.
Similar to the robo calls they’re making, they’re tying O’Connell to a very specific set of health care issues: breast cancer and health care services. Democrat Craig Johnson, a lawyer, is raising health issues of her Read More
Here’s a robo call that was made and sponsored by 1199 SEIU and CSEA on behalf of Republican state senate candidate Maureen O’Connell in Nassau [updated].
The caller identifies herself as “Mary Duffy,” a nurse and mother of four in Mineola. It’s a short, pragmatic delivery whose message can be distilled Read More
Here are some numbers from the state senate race on Long Island that has become an important proxy battle for the senate Republicans, Eliot Spitzer and the most politically powerful union in the state.
Republican Maureen O’Connell raised a total of $800,585.99, of which her campaign spent $548,953.88. She has $268,514.06 left in Read More
Eliot Spitzer has an op-ed about his budget priorities.
In my Executive Budget next week, I will propose a fundamental restructuring of New York’s finances. We will drive more resources to needy schools that promise higher standards and greater accountability. And we will end special subsidies to entrenched interests in the health care Read More
Eliot Spitzer has a message for Shelly Silver: pick a comptroller “from among the three.”
Errol Cockfield gets his hands on NARAL’s lit, which says that Republican Maureen O’Connell’s stances “changes with the weather.”
Chuck Schumer’s book got a nice review from Michiko Kakutani, who Norman Mailer swears Read More
Two City Hall staffers have taken a leave from their jobs at the Community Assistance Unit to work on the campaign of Republican Maureen O’Connell in Nassau, according to a City Hall insider.
The staffers helping O’Connell are Fred Kreizman and Matt Gorton. (Kreizman’s cell phone message, when I called, said that he’d be out Read More
So here, in photographic form, is the answer to the question of whether Republican Maureen O’Connell planned to show up for the League of Women Voters forum last night in Manhasset. The guy sitting by himself is Democrat Craig Johnson.
– Azi Paybarah Read More