Sydney Penny, a former star of the daytime soap opera “All My Children” “will be voicing her political views by campaigning with Conservative/Republican Congressional candidate Michael Grimm,” according to a release sent out by the Grimm campaign.
Grimm is running for the G.O.P nomination against Michael Allegretti for a Congressional seat held by Democrat Michael Read More
The Board of Elections ruled yesterday that Michael Allegretti failed to file the correct amount of valid signatures to run a third-party line in November.
The line, called “The Taxpayer’s Party” was one that Allegretti tried to create just for the purpose of the general election, although it does bare some similarity to lines created Read More
Staten Island Republican Congressional candidate Michael Allegretti today accused his Republican opponent, Mike Grimm of living a lie, and falsifying everything from his military career to his time in the FBI.
“Today I have four questions to ask my opponent in an effort to find out ‘Who is the real Michael Grimm?,’” Allegretti said in Read More
Coming on the heels of Reshma Saujani’s challenge to Carolyn Maloney (via a new web video,) Staten Island congressional candidate Michael Allegretti is out with a letter challenging his primary opponent Mike Grimm to a debate.
Both are vying for the right to take on incumbent Democrat Mike McMahon in the November, who Read More
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Michael Allegretti, reached by phone as he was making a campaign swing in the Tottenville area of Staten Island, said that he was unconcerned that the McMahon campaign seemed more concerned with his G.O.P. primary opponent than with him, saying simply, “We are very confident where we are right now.”
Yesterday, The Observer published aRead More
The State Democrats just sent out a press release calling on NY-13 Congressional candidate Mike Grimm to apologize for telling The Hill that if his opponent Mike McMahon “voted for the healthcare bill, Staten Island and Brooklyn, they would really have been marching like they were going for Frankenstein. There was no question. Read More
Former Rep. Vito Fossella was endorsed by the executive committee of the Staten Island Republican committee tonight, snubbing two other candidates actively seeking the party’s nomination.
The vote tonight, according to the Staten Island Advance, was 23 to 4.
“I think many people are surprised at the actions of the executive committee,” said Read More
The return of Vito Fossella got a little more interesting, with this item from Celeste Katz, saying the former congressman is paving the way for a 2012 run, by trying to stymie support from going to one particular candidate in 2010: Mike Grimm.
Katz wrote: “One longtime GOP operative said Fossella Read More
Democratic Rep. Mike McMahon’s campaign bashed his leading Republican opponent for not filing his campaign finance information with the FEC by yesterday’s deadline.
“Maybe his missing of deadlines is a sign of his political inexperience, but a guy who says he is a numbers guy and a former FBI agent, should know better than to Read More
Staten Island Boy Scouts rallied on the City Hall steps this afternoon in an effort to save Pouch Camp from being sold to developers. Among the people in attendence were the two Republican congressional candidate who want to unseat Democratic Rep. Mike McMahon: Mike Grim and Mike Allegretti.
I asked both Read More