A reader passed along the following email from Democratic fundraiser Sally Minard inviting supporters to a a “Campaign Inaugural Gala Dinner” for President Barack Obama at the Starlight Roof at the Waldorf-Astoria on April 27.
“The battle lines have been drawn,” writes Minard. “The campaign for the presidency is joined…The revolutionary agenda proposed by the Read More
ALBANY—Ellen Malcolm, the founder of EMILY’s List, will attend a fund-raiser for David Paterson next week at the home of Sally Minard.
“Governor Paterson is a friend and I’m happy to do this event for him,” Malcolm said through a spokesman.
The $250-a-head fundraiser features Michelle Paige Paterson and is billed as Read More
ALBANY—Next Thursday, Sally Minard will commit an act of political courage.
Ms. Minard, a strong presence on the Democratic donor circuit in New York and a supporter of Hillary Clinton and the DNC, will host a breakfast at her Upper East Side house in honor of David Paterson. It shouldn’t be courageous for a Read More
At a fund-raiser in the East Side townhouse of her chief promoter and donor, Sally Minard, on June 30, Representative Carolyn Maloney proudly announced to the crowd that former president Bill Clinton would be headlining a fund-raiser for her in July.
Given that Maloney announced her intention to eventually announce a Read More
In the interest of drumming up maximal funds—or "transparency"—Barack Obama‘s Presidential Inauguration Committee has released a chart (to be updated in real time) listing the names, employers, cities, and contributions of everyone who donates money to help make January 20 the best inauguration ever. The PIC won’t be accepting any more than Read More
Here's an invitation to Joe Bruno's Fall Fest at 7th Avenue and 51st Street, on October 17. That's quite a way away from Bruno's Rensselaer district and right in Eliot Spitzer's backyard. It's also taking place around the time some people expect the state's new Commission on Public Integrity to issue its report on Spitzer's Read More
Mark Green had a laugh at his opponents’ expense at last night’s fund-raiser at Caroline’s Comedy Club featuring the irascible faux-news curmudgeon Lewis Black and the significantly less funny Paul Mecurio. (Mecurio, for those unfamiliar with his act, is the rather aggressive audience “fluffer” on the Daily Show who stomps around the stage before each Read More
As far as local politics go, the East Side seems to be divided when it comes to this year’s race for Attorney General.
An invitation to Mark Green’s upcoming comedic fundraiser listed as a vice chair of the event William Samuels, whose sister, Jacqui, is a fundraiser for Carolyn Maloney. Read More