Here’s one of Sheldon Silver’s Democratic opponents, Luke Henry, speaking before an endorsement meeting of the Stonewall Democratic Club last week.
In this clip, Henry challenges Silver’s commitment to same-sex marriage because, even as Silver helped it pass in the Assembly, he did little to try to flip the Republican-controlled State Senate, where the issue Read More
There was some expectation that Sheldon Silver would attend the Stonewall Democratic Club annual fund-raiser on West 26th Street last night, since he already had a ticket, but the Assembly speaker didn’t make it.
He did, however, send spokesman Dan Weiller, who is openly gay.
Silver’s recent donation to the club was Read More
The two Republican candidates running in the June 3 special election to fill Councilman Dennis Gallagher’s seat in Queens have already split the local G.O.P. into a conservative faction and an establishment one. Now there’s a hint that the same thing, albeit to a lesser degree, could happen with the two Democratic candidates. Read More
Sheldon Silver is giving money to the Stonewall Democratic Club for the first time. In the past, Asked about Silver’s contribution and expected attendance, club president Matthew Carlin emailed, “We are very pleased that the Speaker of the Assembly is supporting the Stonewall Democratic Club of New York City; his bringing to the Read More
A number of local Democratic clubs, including the Howard Dean-spawned DFNYC, are meeting tonight to decide which Democrat they will support in the race to unseat the only Republican Congressman in the city, Vito Fossella.
They are choosing between term-limited City Councilman Domenic Recchia and Steve Harrison, who lost to Fossella Read More
Democratic Assemblyman Jim Brennan spoke last night to the Stonewall Democratic Club in Manhattan as part of his campaign to become city comptroller.
Brennan predicted that to help close the looming five billion dollar state deficit, when Eliot Spitzer presents his budget in January, he will delay implementation Read More