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In the spring, when Buffalo developer Carl Paladino began mulling a long-shot bid for the state’s top office, he called his friend and fellow western New Yorker, Tom Golisano, the Rochester billionaire who thrice tried to crash the governor’s mansion, to ask for some friendly advice.
“He told me not to go around and kiss Read More
Buffalo real estate developer Carl Paladino is making it clear that this is going to be a three-way Republican gubernatorial primary, with Paladino going up against Republican Rick Lazio and Democrat-turned-Republican Steve Levy.
But no Republican really has a shot of winning statewide office without the support of–and ballot from–the Conservative Party. That group is Read More
The group that’s trying hard to draft CNBC anchor Larry Kudlow into a race against Chuck Schumer announced today it hired John Lakian as its finance chair.
“At this point in time, Larry’s not a declared candidate but he needs to have an apparatus that he can just add water to and make Read More
Here’s the latest from Michael Caputo: a flier which delves into an old court case that is intended to expose a connection between Eliot Spitzer and David Soares, the Albany District Attorney who just cleared the governor of criminal wrongdoing.
It’s a reflection of the broader Republican strategy of Read More
Michael Caputo, the “editor of NYFacts.net, makes Joe Bruno seem shy and retiring on the subject of bringing Eliot Spitzer to justice.
In a letter to the Buffalo News (a link to which he emailed around earlier today), Caputo says Spitzer violated Bruno’s civil rights and committed a Read More
I got an email this morning from the author of the latest round of anti-Eliot Spitzer emails being sent from the address WJMAHONEY@gop-club.com. The web site was registered on August 14th and has been a source of regular dispatches about Spitzer’s shortcomings.
The sender’s name is Sergio Rodriguez, and he Read More
Here is a new graphic sent out to reporters and operatives yesterday, courtesy of the Walter J. Mahoney Republican Club in Buffalo. It’s basically a poster that outlines the Roger Stone argument (and, for that matter, the Michael Caputo argument) that Eliot Spitzer has been distracted by scandal and ineffective, while Read More
Michael Caputo, a Republican operative who has been circulating unflattering news stories about Eliot Spitzer to reporters, said this morning that Democrats are attacking him and threatening his family.
“They made very clear threats to me and my family in New York City,” Caputo said in a radio interview with WROW. “I’m Read More
Here’s a link to a new-ish anti-Eliot Spitzer web site called SpitzerFile.com, which is supposed to be a one-stop shop for information (19 pages’ worth) about how the governor financed his 1994 and 1998 campaigns for attorney general.
After calling a number at the bottom of Read More