Mike Grimm, a Republican, has stepped up to run against Rep. Mike McMahon, the freshman Democrat who represents the Republican-leaning that covers Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn.
And here’s part of Grimm’s resume that may tap into populist anger at Wall Street banks:
“As part of the investigation, Michael maintained Read More
ALBANY—Several members of New York’s Congressional delegation who have expressed displeasure with David Paterson are here at the Capitol on the day of his speech.
I saw Representatives Scott Murphy and Paul Tonko of the Capital Region, Mike McMahon of Staten Island, Mike Arcuri of Utica, Eric Massa of the Southern Tier and Steve Israel Read More
ALBANY—Three New York Democrats voted against the health care bill that narrowly passed the House of Representatives Saturday, and labor groups have already iterated their disappointment with the vote.
Scott Murphy, Eric Massa and Mike McMahon all voted no; Massa was clear about his intentions but Murphy was on the fence until Read More
I wrote yesterday (with Jason Horowitz) about how the federal stimulus package is providing an opportunity for local elected officials to scramble to get funding for projects close to their heart. The stimulus also, apparently, is an opportunity for fund-raising.
Here’s a fund-raiser invitation from Representative Mike McMahon that was sent Read More
At a press conference on the City Hall steps just now, where the DCCC and some local officials endorsed Mike McMahon for Congress, a reporter asked the the question he was eventually going to get:
Have you ever driven drunk? Or had an extramarital affair?
McMahon is running for the seat currently Read More
Democratic City Councilman Domenic Recchia of Brooklyn just announced he is dropping out of the race for Vito Fossella’s congressional seat.
Staten Island Democrats recently endorsed another candidate, City Councilman Mike McMahon. Although the district lies partly in Brooklyn, Staten Island residents are a majority.
In the release, Recchia says he Read More
City Councilman Mike McMahon, who is running for the congressional seat Vito Fossella is vacating, was endorsed last night by the Staten Island Democratic Party.
Since most of the district is in Staten Island, county support makes McMahon the leading Democrat in the race. But two others–City Councilman Domenic Recchia and Steve Harrison, Read More
Congestion pricing just passed the City Council Committee on State and Federal Legislation, 6-4. Members who voted in favor included Maria Baez, Melissa Viverito, Larry Seabrook, Joel Rivera, Mike McMahon and Hiram Monserrate. Those opposed included Lew Fidler, Joe Addabbo and Erik Dilan.
It goes to the full council tonight. Read More
Sally Goldenberg reports that Democratic consultant Hank Sheinkopf will be the lead consultant to Republican Jimmy Oddo’s campaign for Staten Island Borough President.
Oddo’s likely opponent, Council member Mike McMahon, played Sheinkopf’s reputation (he worked on Bill Clinton’s 1996 re-election campaign, among many others) in a tongue-in-cheek effort to position himself as the Read More
Here’s Bill Alatriste‘s shot of a press conference on the steps of City Hall earlier today where City Council members Bill de Blasio, Vincent Gentile and Mike McMahon rallied in support of a bill that would require “e waste,” like old computers and cell phones, to be collected by the dealers who Read More