The latest round of campaign-finance numbers will come out later this week, and the debate about how much money embattled Governor David Paterson needs to stave off a challenge from Attorney General Andrew Cuomo is well underway.
The question is how much Paterson needs to raise his poll numbers in an effort prevent Read More
ALBANY—There are now more Democrats living in State Senator Brian Foley's district, according to an analysis by his party's campaign committee, which should be welcome news for the freshman legislator.
Shams Tarek at the Democratic Senate Campaign Committee wrote to say that, according to a mid-July update of the voter file maintained by Read More
Vito Fossella’s spokespeople won’t say whether he’ll run for reelection, according to an item in Crain’s today.
“Politics is not what he’s focused on now,” Susan Del Percio–Fossella’s political consultant–is quoted as saying. “He’s focused on doing his job.”
The Republican congressman’s D.U.I. arrest in Virginia last week has led to greater Read More
Bill O’Reilly, the Republican spokesman, is leaving the communication firm he founded nine years to join a firm headed by former Rudy Giuliani aides George Lence and Cristyne Nicholas.
O’Reilly’s Midtown-based firm had lately specialized in Republican clients running against the Republican establishment: they handled Read More
OK, so let’s assume for the sake of this exercise—or maybe just because we feel like it—that Michael Bloomberg is still actively considering a run for president.
Conventional wisdom was that Bloomberg would be more likely to run if Romney, who had fashioned himself the conventional, party-line conservative in the race, became the nominee, leaving Read More
Susan Del Percio, a spokesperson for Republican Assembly candidate Greg Camp called to say that the campaign has, in fact, spent more than the $18.09 listed on their filing.
"Expenditures were approved but we were not billed yet," Del Percio said of the campaign. Camp's pre-election filing was complete enough to show where their Read More