N.B: The Politicker is reaching out to some of the wiser heads of New York politics to get their take on what was learned last night
“The gubernatorial election produced a very politically slippery and devious Democrat into power. And the Attorney General election I applaud, that was good, it was hard fought, it was Read More
Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo laid out his agenda on Fred Dicker’s radio show this morning, saying that it was his goal to change the culture of Albany, but adding that politicians should fear the will of the voters in light of Tuesday’s elections.
“Part of what we have to accomplish, part of it is we literally Read More
Kristin Davis was the only gubernatorial candidate in the state–if not the nation–standing in a bar at 11 p.m. last night in a mini-dress and high-heeled boots waiting for the election returns to come in.
The buxom blonde, known best as the “Manhattan Madam” who claims to have provided call girls for a certain former Read More
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
New York Republican State Committee Chairman Ed Cox kicked off the formal festivities at the GOP victory party in the Hilton ballroom tonight.
He addressed the crowd of about 150 people briefly, talking about a rising tide of Republican power that will change Albany and Washington D.C.
“My friends, there is one party control in Read More
State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli stopped by labor union headquarters 32BJ this afternoon in lower Manhattan, thanking volunteers and checking in on response rates.
“It sounds like turnout is holding up in the city which is very important for us and so were feeling good about it,” the comptroller candidate said.
DiNapoli had been criss-crossing the Read More
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani joined Staten Island natives, and fellow Republicans, attorney general candidate Dan Donovan and congressional candidate Michael Grimm as they campaigned at South Ferry terminal this afternoon.
The three men posed for photos with supporters and shook the hands of commuters, urging them to vote once they arrived home in their district. Read More
Andrew Cuomo and Eric Schneiderman have been campaigning side-by-side all day today, and at a rally in Albany, the soon-to be ex AG took a pot-shot at the Republican who hopes to replace him, Dan Donovan, and spoke out on behalf of the Democrat who does.
“If we don’t have Eric Schneiderman, you’re basically going Read More
Republican National Committee representatives are doing their best to paint former President Bill Clinton’s latest campaign stops as last-ditch efforts for flaling Democratic candidates.
“Bill Clinton’s visit doesn’t change the fact that New York Democrats have a record of failure on the economy after blindly supporting misguided and reckless policies that have killed jobs and Read More
Eric Schneiderman is adding the endorsement of two firefighter unions today as the attorney general campaign reaches its final days
The Uniformed Firefighters Association and the Uniformed Fire Officers Association- who represent over 22,000 individuals involved in fire rescues- both announced their support for the Democrat’s bid.
“Eric understands the difficult and dangerous job performed Read More