Rudy Giuliani's senior communications advisor Mike McKeon says that a list of "12 commitments" the former mayor unveiled today is "the vision statement" of the campaign.
The 12 points (full list after the jump) have a sort of Contract with America/biblical ring to them, and clearly emphasize Giuliani's perceived strengths, starting with the statement, Read More
The only camera at Jeanine Pirro’s press conference just now was wielded by the Democrats’ tracker, and The Politicker was joined by just one other print reporter, a Post GA, in the sun in front of a Mobil station on 42nd and 11th.
Still, Jeanine put a cheerful face on her fifth Read More
Mark Humbert of the AP has a story on Mike McKeon’s allegation that the Pirro mob contributions story comes from the Clintons (rather than, say, from reality). Humbert quotes my vague denial that our source is a Clintonite.
Anyway, for the record, I went back to the source and asked if I could Read More
Jeanine Pirro‘s spokesman, Mike McKeon, told the Politicker that Pirro does not plan immediately to return $2,000 to Worth Construction Company, a firm linked by federal agents to organized crime.
McKeon said Pirro would not return the money today. The campaign’s general policy, he said, is to evaluate donations on a “case by Read More
Jeanine Pirro kicked off her campaign a couple of minutes after 11:00 in the Conrad Suite of the Waldorf Astoria today, a room about five times as large as the tiny press room in the Westchester District Attorney’s office and packed with reporters and cameras.
Her self-definition: “I’m Republican red on fiscal policy Read More
Under nearly cloudless skies, thousands of Mexican-Americans gathered on East 116th Street to celebrate the independence festival of Cinco de Mayo. Wedged between whole families of revelers were women with small folding tables displaying mangoes on a stick cut to resemble roses, and grilled corn dipped in mayonnaise, cheese and chili. Wafting through the air Read More