Here’s a shot from a congestion pricing forum in Brooklyn last night, where Anthony Weiner made an unannounced appearance, alongside likely mayoral rival, and fellow critic, Tony Avella (far right). In the middle, that’s Steve Harrison, another critic of the plan and current candidate for congress.
Congestion pricing, for now, is a major dividing line Read More
Facing attacks from a group of local veterans over his campaign’s ties to Gloria Steinem, Democratic congressional candidate Steve Harrison is choosing to stand by the famed women’s rights activist.
Steinem has endorsed and actively supported Harrison in his campaign to win a congressional seat representing parts of Brooklyn and Staten Island.
She Read More
The day after Rudy Giuliani dropped out the presidential campaign, the city’s only Republican Congressman says he has plenty of money on hand for his own re-election campaign this November.
“We are fully on schedule with our fundraising plans as we head into the election year,” said Representative Vito Fossella in a public statement. “Our Read More
Supporters of congressional candidate Steve Harrison are having a fund-raiser this Thursday, and are banking on the anti-conservative message to bring in the checks.
From the email, being circulated by supporters Hilda B. Classon and Betsy Malcolm:
It’s true, within all five boroughs, Vito Fossella is the last conservative Republican in our city. Mr. Read More
A reader (thank you!) passed on this invitation to City Councilman Domenic Recchia’s first major congressional fund-raiser, taking place on October 24 at Gargiulo’s Restaurant in Brooklyn.
The invite also includes quotes from newspaper paper stories from the New York Post, Crain’s and elsewhere. They’re a little fuzzy, but I’m sure it’s positive stuff. Read More
I just asked Democratic City Councilman Domenic Recchia about the story that he leaked information about a Democrat challenging Republican congressman Vito Fossella.
The first reaction of Recchia, who is now is the planning stages of his own run against Fossella, was a long, hearty laugh.
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There may be something of a fight to see which Democrat takes on Representative Vito Fossella, the city’s only Republican congressman, in next year’s elections.
Steve Harrison, a local lawyer who got no support from the Democratic establishment during his unsuccessful bid Read More
Here’s a rather reserved 30-second robo-call Hillary Clinton recorded for Steve Harrison, the Democrat running against Rep. Vito Fossella in New York’s 13th congressional district in Brooklyn and Staten Island.
“I’m proud to be supporting Steve Harrison, a long-time community activist and leader. New York needs congressmen like Steve to take on the challenges Read More
Here’s Vito Fossella’s latest television ad, making neat use of split-screen technology. In portion, there’s an African-American man wearing an easy-to-read NYPD hat, looking straight into the camera. In another, there’s a shot of Fossella walking with Mike Bloomberg.
On Saturday, remember, Congressional Quarterly had mixed news for Fossella.
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Here is an unusual piece of literature from Rep. Vito Fossella’s campaign, which features the image of Osama Bin Laden.
Next to the phrase “Steve Harrison opposes key tools in the war on terrorism” is a headshot of Bin Laden, somebody the Republican Party hasn’t been very keen on mentioning lately.
The strategy for Read More