Andrew Cuomo’s office just sent out word that they have tapped ace political operative Rodney Capel to be his New York City director of intergovernmental affairs.
“Rodney has a longstanding and impressive career in government, both on the local and national levels,” Governor Cuomo said. “His experience makes him particularly suited for this appointment. He Read More
A couple of interesting, educated takes on what David Paterson might be thinking about when it comes to replacing Hillary Clinton in the Senate:
Rodney Capel, the former executive director of the state Democratic Party, said that the governor should pick a replacement for Hillary Clinton’s senate seat that benefits his re-election chances.
The new Read More
Bill Lipton, Ed Skyler, Rich Baum, Rodney Capel…
These names (and precisely 31 others) can be found on the City Hall News list of “Rising Stars.” It’s not clearwhat the criteria were for making it, other than that the honoree be less than 40 years old.
In any event, the young Manhattan Media Read More
The Times reports on Mike Bloomberg’s chitchat with President Bush.
Christine Quinn appoints Rodney Capel as deputy chief of staff.
The Post reports on a study that shows those doing business with city government are the highest contributors to candidates.
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From the people bringing you the C. Virginia Fields Comeback Campaign for State Senate, the following:
She raised around $100,000 yesterday at an event at the Yale Club, a sum that her handlers say will make her the money leader in the race to replace David Paterson.
Bill Perkins, the former councilman who is also Read More
Rodney Capel, the executive director of the State Democratic Party, says he’s not running for David Paterson’s State Senate seat after all.
That leaves two victims of term limits, Bill Perkins and Virginia Fields (parts of whose Borough President Web site still live), in the running for the seat.
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As names start to float up in the contest to replace David Paterson in the State Senate — Bill Perkins and Keith Wright first among them — here’s another: Rodney Capel.
The Politicker is told that the executive director of the State Democratic Party, Rodney Capel — also the son of Charlie Rangel’s chief of Read More
The executive director of the State Democratic Party, Chung Seto, has confirmed for us that she is leaving. (Will she, we in the press wonder, take with her the “weekly GOP failures” email?)
She’ll be replaced by the current political director, Rodney Capel.
We’re not sure this has any broader significance. Read More