New York Republican State Committee Chairman Ed Cox certainly has high hopes, some coming from the most unlikely places.
Cox said he got encouraging news from RNC Chairman Michael Steele after the two appeared at an event last week for Charlie Rangel’s challenger, Michael Faulkner.
“Steele told us that Mr Faulkner–according to his polls, the Read More
Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele campaigned in Harlem today for congressional candidate Michel Faulkner, stressing the image of the new Republican Party as the people’s party.
“A lot of times we talk of our party in terms of the Grand Old Party,” Steele said at the event. “And there’s a lot that’s grand, there’s Read More
So, who’s bringing the coolest celebs to this weekend’s WHCD?
The Wall Street Journal‘s table sounds like a hoot, for example, with Securities and Exchange Commission chairwoman Mary Schapiro, RNC chairman Michael Steele et al. And look at Newsweek (Chevy Chase) and The New Yorker (Tracy Morgan, Judd Apatow).
But Politico’s table might win for sheer Read More
For voters listening to the Republican leadership over the past year, the most startling surprise was the shift in their attitude toward Medicare. Where faithfulness to true conservatism was once measured by fierce hostility to the popular insurance program for the elderly, as articulated by Ronald Reagan at the birth of Medicare in 1965, today Read More
Michael Steele just delivered his speech at the NAACP centennial celebration in midtown. Steele, the chairman of the Republican National Committee who is Africn-American, joked “I’m here to protect the tax-exempt status of the NAACP.”
He later, jokingly, compared his rise in Republican circles to the work of the hundred-year-old civil rights organization.
“It took Read More
It's easy to brand Arlen Specter's decision to leave the Republican Party—a move directly precipitated by his realization that his career would end with next year's Pennsylvania Senate primary unless he left the G.O.P.—a nakedly unprincipled act of political survival.
And that's just what Specter's critics, on the right, on the left, and in the Read More
Michael Bloomberg picked up the backing of the United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500, the first union endorsement of the 2009 mayor’s race.
Standing in the produce section of a Harlem supermarket, the union’s president, Bruce Both, noted his union hadn’t endorsed Bloomberg in 2001 or in 2005, but that this year, the choice Read More
Here’s video of RNC chair Michael Steele not throwing Michael Bloomberg a bone after an event they both attended in midtown. Read More
Michael Steele, chairman of Republican National Committee, met with Michael Bloomberg at a private reception in midtown yesterday afternoon, then walked outside and told reporters he’s not getting involved in the mayor’s race.
“We don’t endorse at this level. We focus on what the leadership here in the state and county and Read More
At a press conference this morning in Manhattan, Michael Bloomberg was asked how his event later today with Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele fits in with his “non-partisan” campaign message.
"What's it got to do with the campaign?" a reporter asked, according to the transcript.
“It's my obligation Read More