Richard Brodsky: Street campaigning in Queens. Three churches in Queens on Sunday. India Day Parade. Street campaigning in Brooklyn with Assemblywoman Annette Robinson.
Sean Coffey: NAACP event on Saturday. On Sunday, he’ll be attending church services and Harlem Day activities.
Eric Dinallo: On Saturday, the National Organization for Women – NYS candidate meeting in Albany. Read More
Andrew J. Hawkins had a big scoop today that NYSUT, the New York State teacher’s union, would be sitting out any endorsements in the governor’s race and several Senate races.
But it is worth noting that NYSUT is not endorsing in the competitive attorney general primary as well.
According to a NYSUT official, Read More
Ground Zero Mosque
Richard Brodsky: Street fairs in Manhattan and the Jamaican Festival in Queens on Saturday. On Sunday, churches and the Dominican Day Parade.
Sean Coffey: Attending a festival in Binghamton and the Ulster County Fair on Saturday. Attending church services in Brooklyn on Sunday and campaigning in Long Island and Queens.
Eric Dinallo: The Dominican Day Read More
Richard Brodsky stood by his position on the Ground Zero Mosque today, saying that if elected attorney general he would defend the legal right of the mosque’s supporters to build, but also arguing that another site for the religious complex should be found.
“Equal treatment before the law is the prime and most important virtue Read More
AG Race, Around and Around
There are a just a little bit more than six weeks to go before Election Day. Here is how The Democratic contenders for attorney general are spending their weekend:
Richard Brodsky: Hitting street fairs and block parties in Brooklyn and Queens, then heading to the Yiddish Fest in Westchester County. On Sunday, he is slated Read More
In case you missed it, at yesterday’s Crain’s Breakfast Forum, Sean Coffey said he disagreed with the tax hike on the wealthy that the Senate and Assembly passed last year. State Sen Eric Schneiderman then hit him for “fighting for his wealthy friends.” To which Coffey reiterated his no new tax stance, Read More
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Democratic primaries are dominated by labor unions and liberal-leaning voters, but the five Democrats vying to become the state’s next attorney general made their case to New York’s business community this morning at the Crain’s Breakfast Forum. And all tried to tailor their largely liberal policy agenda into something that would ultimately benefit Read More
Kathleen Rice’s campaign noted that when asked about the Ground Zero mosque, Richard Brodsky said, “The mosque being built in that area is offensive to me.”
Rice has been going hard after Brodsky after he accused her of implementing her own stop-and frisk policy in Nassau County. Four times I have Read More
After a candidates’ forum in the midtown offices of business law firm Duane Morris this evening, three of the attorney general candidates reacted to the news that one of their rivals in the race, State Senator Eric Schneiderman, had been accused of a hit-and-run while leaving the NY1 studio last night.
“Like everyone Read More
Richard Brodsky, whom the Times-Union has suggested may be “the most hated man in Yankee Stadium” for his battles against the subsidies the club received to build their new stadium, paused today to remember the memory of George Steinbrenner, his one-time antagonist:
The political differences that we had are real. I don’t think Read More