Joe Mondello, the departing chair of the New York State Republican Party, announced he’s supporting Henry Wojtaszek, the chairman from Niagra County, to be his successor.
In a public statement, Wojtaszek said, “The Nassau County Republican Committee has long set the standard for local parties throughout the country, and I have no doubt Chairman Read More
Michael Bloomberg's change of party registration has kicked off speculation about his presidential run, but also about his time in City Hall.
The former chairman of the state Republican Party, Stephen Minarik, told Capital News 9 last night, “I would say that it’s probably–it’s still speculation now and it’s probably a huge long shot. Read More
Here's a shot of some of the people biding their time at the Sheraton in midtown as they wait for New York GOP chairman Joe Mondello and most of the state party to announce their endorsement of Rudy Giuliani for President.
Republicans notably, and deliberately, steering clear of today's festivities include Mike Bloomberg, Al D'Amato, Read More
Democrats want to begin withdrawing troops from Iraq within months.
Nancy Pelosi is backing John Murtha for as majority leader.
Russ Feingold said he won’t run for president, and never really wanted to.
Howard Wolfson gets profiled.
Stephen Minarik, the state Republican Party chairman, is Read More
“I think Joe Bruno has articulated to me…that he wants me to stay on.”
– Republican State Chairman Stephen Minarik moments ago on WROW.
– Azi Paybarah
“There is no better state chairman in the country than Mike Long,” said Republican John Faso in his concession speech just now, referring to the leader of the Conservative Party.
Nothing in there for Stephen Minarik, who will be the Republican State Chairman for at least another few minutes.
– Azi Paybarah
How long does Alan Hevesi have to enjoy his victory, if he wins?
How long does it take Republicans to get out the knives for state chairman Stephen Minarik? Who will replace him?
How many votes will decide this year’s rematch between Nick Spano and Andrea Stewart-Cousins?
Does John Sweeney hold on? Or does he Read More
The Times reports a letter to the board of elections from Stephen Minarik accuses Andrew Cuomo of receiving “substantial unreported and, in certain cases, illegal in-kind contributions.”
The Sun reports that a company targeted by Eliot Spitzer last year, offered a close friend $1 million for a meeting with the Read More
Bill Weld entered the New York Governor’s race as a red-haired, ruddy-cheeked savior for the state’s declining G.O.P. establishment—a former two-term Massachusetts governor and classical scholar who was once considered a strong potential candidate for President.
He left humbly, heaping praise upon John Faso, a former minority leader in the New York State Read More
So we checked in with the KT McFarland’s campaign, which is busy crossing the state for “KT Kitchen Talks,” to see how they are feeling a day after Stephen Minarik implored the candidate to drop out of the race.
On the topic of forcing a primary against John Spencer, press secretary Morgan Ortagus-Dobbs said Read More