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 of them Read More
Democratic Rep. Nydia Velazquez gives a long noncommittal answer.
One day after CWA’s vice president called Rep. Mike McMahon “the Judas from Staten Island” for opposing the health care reform bill, another union is forgiving him.
The United Food and Commercial Workers Local 1500 released a statement saying they hope labor groups “consider the full labor voting record of all candidates in Read More
Here is Chris Shelton of the CWA yesterday slamming Rep. Mike McMahon as “the Judas from Staten Island,” for voting against health care reform.
Rep. Charlie Rangel is looking on and laughing, but he later came to McMahon’s defense and said he’s sure fences would be mended.
But the vote may, counter intuitively, boost Read More
Rep. Mike McMahon was called “the Judas from Staten Island” by Communications Workers of America International Vice President Christopher Shelton, for voting against the health care reform bill.
Shelton and others, including Rep. Charlie Rangel and Nydia Velazquez, spoke at a rally on the City Hall steps to “celebrate” the passage of the controversial bill. Read More
Rep. Mike McMahon was the only Democrat in the New York City delegation to vote agaisnt the health care bill yesterday, angering many of the labor unions that have threatened to withhold their support for anyone who voted against the bill.
But the Staten Island Advance, which opposed the bill, has a Read More
Republicans in Albany aren’t too keen on the idea of State Senator Andrew Lanza giving up his seat to challenge Democratic Rep. Mike McMahon, the possibility of which has been reported.
“Don’t believe everything you hear,” Senate G.O.P. spokesman John McCardle told me.
Rep. Anthony Weiner is out with a statement telling Democrats who are unsure about supporting the health care bill:
“You got elected because of health care, not in spite of it.”
One Democrat in Weiner’s backyard is already signaling he’ll oppose the bill.
A spokeswoman for freshman Mike McMahon, who Weiner supported, told the Read More
Democratic Rep. Mike McMahon, who represents a relatively conservative district covering Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, applauded Rep. Charlie Rangel’s move to step down temporarily as chairman of the Ways and Means Committee–though the statement reads sort of like Rangel is leaving public service.
“When the history of his career is written, Read More