First, Michael Bloomberg left the party. Now this.
Urban Elephants, the first-read local Republican news bulletin board, which hasn’t been active in some time, is no more.
The founder of the site, Republican true-believer Scott Sala, told me in an email last night that “one cannot continue to ‘blog’ for free Read More
Here is an invitation to the first-ever Senate Summer Social, organized by state Senate Republicans for August 21 by the South Street Seaport.
George Pataki held his birthday fund-raisers at that very location for years. But with Republicans holding no statewide office, the job of roping in contributors has now fallen Read More
Mark Green, guest blogging on Huffington Post, said, “Rudy Giuliani is not the first politician to exaggerate and play to the cheap seats.”
Scott Sala responds.
Republicans may look weak right now compared to the Democrats, but they may be stronger in the general election, according to Ben.
Representative Jerry Nadler Read More
Rudy’s fundraising letter for John Faso
The state attorney general in N.J. is about to resign because she used her office to get out of a traffic ticket, reports NY Hotlist.
Thinkprogress has the video of Bill Clinton calling Lieberman’s position on Iraq the “Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld position.” Ouch! [via: Political Read More
At the Country Music Awards with Kix Brooks
At Urban Elephants, Scott Sala sees Michael Bloomberg’s appearance with George Bush at the airport this morning as a sign that the outspokenly liberal mayor is moving rightwards.
Here’s his analyisis:
This is very significant in that Bloomberg is swinging his non-partisan scales back Read More
The Republican primary for U.S. Senate may not be generating all that much excitement, but over at Urban Elephants they are trying to change that by injecting a little more fundraising competition between the candidates.
Scott Sala posts:
UE will run a “Donation Contest” from March 20 to May 30, 2006 – just Read More
[The Observer's Nicole Brydson, who once long ago worked in politics, is going to be appearing a bit more regularly on the site from here on in; she's picking up blog-strolling responsibilities abandoned by Jess. Bloggers, cc her when you're sending in links: nbrydson(at)observer.com.]
Over at Urban Elephants, Scott Sala muses Read More
Budding linguist Scott Sala
Over at The Nation, John Nichols is taking Jonathan Tasini seriously.
“Unlike Pirro, Tasini understands the issues, he’s quick on his feet, he knows his way around the state’s union halls and he recognizes that Clinton’s greatest vulnerability is a cautious centrism that has frequently put her at odds with grassroots Democrats,” Read More