Vice President Joe Biden is slated to spend this afternoon in New York City, heading to an event for the Democratic National Committee and then a fundraiser for east side Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney in two separate events.
The Maloney event at The Sheraton is in honor of her birthday–which was, in fact, February 19–and guests Read More
This morning Diana Taylor joined G.O.P. Senate hopeful David Malpass as he stumped for votes in the bowels of Penn Station, after spending yesterday’s morning rush with Democratic congressional hopeful Reshma Saujani on the Upper East Side. Far more commuters greeted her by name there than in the region’s central commuter hub.
Malpass and Read More
Straphangers hoping to make it through to the 86th and Lexington subway stop today had a longer than usual commute. Besides making their way through the throng of newspaper hawkers, there were small crowds of political canvassers plying their wares: attorney general candidate Kathleen Rice had people there, as did Ryan Brumberg, running for Congress Read More
Tomorrow looks like a big day for politics for the First Couple of New York. Earlier it was announced that Mayor Bloomberg will endorse G.O.P. comptroller hopeful Harry Wilson tomorrow afternoon. Now the Reshma Saujani campaign is out with an announcement that she will be campaigning alongside Diana Taylor, the mayor’s companion.
Taylor’s support of Read More
It’s the season of pre-election parties, and Reshma Saujani is hosting her’s at Hudson Terrace, which is billed as a luxurious rooftop bar on the west side of Manhattan. All of which is fine, except that Saujani is running for a seat on the east side of Manhattan.
The event is billed as a Read More
This has been a summer of discontent, locally and nationally. The economy remains lackluster at best, demagogues are exploiting the nation’s anxieties and politicians seem either overwhelmed or clueless.
Locally, confidence in state government is (or should be) at rock bottom. The Legislature remains a laughing stock, and Governor Paterson simply is the wrong man Read More
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Earlier today, Reshma Saujani hedged a little bit on the question of whether or not she would back Carolyn Maloney in the general election if she lost the primary next week.’
Saujani’s campaign quickly sent out a press release clarifying her remarks, and saying that of she would back the nominee of the Democratic Read More
Much hay is being made of the aftermath of the Maloney/Saujani debate today, specifically Maloney scampering away from reporters and Saujani telling the press that she is not sure if she will vote for Carolyn Maloney in the general election. Both candidates appear to really not care for one another at this point in Read More
The title sorta says it all, but here’s the video. The fellow who interrupts in the middle is Saujani spokesman James Allen (Apologies for the shaky phone-camerawork):
There was an odd moment at the end of the Reshma Saujani/Carolyn Maloney debate today. Afterwards, Maloney streamed out of the studio as a herd of reporters followed, shouting behind her, “Great debate. Great debate.”
Despite entreaties from the press, Maloney would not stop and talk, so members of the press piled on to the Read More