Former Staten Island Congressman Michael McMahon will join the government practice group at Herrick, Feinstein, the law firm announced today in a press release.
McMahon, who served on the City Council before being elected to Congress in 2009, was narrowly defeated in November by Michael Grimm. Since then, McMahon has been rumored for future Read More
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A piece in the Staten Island Advance today describes former Staten Island congressman Mike McMahon “laying the groundwork for a comeback” by passing out a detailed spreadsheet at a liberal Democratic club explaining why he lost to newcomer Michael Grimm .
According to McMahon, “Obama voters”–those who traveled to the polls for the first Read More
Michael Grimm, the G.O.P Congressional candidate in a district that covers Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, declined to weigh in on G.O.P gubernatorial nominee Carl Paladino in an interview this afternoon.
“As the Republican nominee, he has my support. I don’t know him really. I only met him once,” Grimm said. “I would like Read More
Right when supporters of the health care reform package were set to celebrate its passage with a rally on the City Hall steps, the one member of Congress from New York City who voted against the bill, Democrat Mike McMahon of Staten Island, announced two new members of his re-election campaign.
Jennifer Nelson, who Read More
At a press conference at City Hall, supporters of the federal health care legislation that narrowly passed the House this weekend singled out Rep. Mike McMahon for opposing the bill, and said he may have “political problems with his base” if he keeps opposing it.
McMahon, a freshman, is the first Democrat to represent the Read More
Mike McMahon is the only member of Congress from New York City who opposed the healthcare bill narrowly passed by the House earlier this week.
Now the Staten Island Democrat is the target of a protest from healthcare advocates, who will be joined by one of McMahon’s colleagues, Eliot Read More
After getting a tepid endorsement from Barack Obama’s spokesman, Bill Thompson is expected to get a warmer reception from the president, who is in town today.
When asked what he’d like to Obama to say, Thompson told reporters, “I have no idea what the president is going to say. I think his Read More
For the second-straight day, Michael Bloomberg declined to disavow what critics say were racially coded comments made by Rudy Giuliani, who warned an audience of Jews in Brooklyn that crime could rise if the mayor wasn’t re-elected.
While at the ferry terminal in Lower Manhattan to receive the endorsement of Democratic Representative Read More
According to Jose Serrano, Kirsten Gillibrand is going after the low-hanging fruit first.
In the days since Representative Steve Israel decided not to consider a primary against Gillibrand, following calls from President Barack Obama and Senator Chuck Schumer, other members of the New York Congressional delegation have quickly lined Read More
Steve Israel’s decision to abandon a potential primary challenge to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand was apparently the trigger for some members of the New York Congressional delegation to coalesce around the incumbent, as Gillibrand’s campaign rolled out endorsements today from representatives Yvette Clarke and Michael McMahon (as well as from State Senate Read More