Around the town
Around the town
Here’s your easy guide to understanding the fierce ethics debate currently waging over the firing of AP political reporter Bob Lewis. And whether or not you believe Mr. Lewis should have been fired for his misreporting on Terry McAuliffe, The Washington Post also notes that “As of Tuesday, three news organizations have contacted him to discuss potential job offers.” (The Washington Post)
In on ongoing quest to prove it’s more than just listicles about corgis, Buzzfeed has hired Pulitzer Prize Winner and ProPublica veteran Mark Schoofs to head its investigative unit. (The New York Times)
Finally, some good news for Democrats around here.
Bill Clinton and Terry McAuliffe are schedule to appear at a March 4 fund-raiser for New York Democrats, a party official confirmed. The event is set to take place at the home of Democratic bigwig Bernard Schwartz. Read More
Terry McAuliffe, the unflappably cheery Clinton family confidante, became such a favorite of the Washington press corps last year that they took to referring to him good-naturedly by his nickname, “The Macker.”
After the election, the former DNC chairman took his media celebrity, if you can call it that, Read More
In terms of the political strategy they are now pursuing, the national Republican Party can accurately be labeled clueless: blind, shrill opposition to a president with deep personal popularity, reliance on a dated government-is-the-enemy philosophy that voters have roundly rejected as deregulatory excesses have sunk the economy, and unblinking Read More
Terry McAuliffe has attended many fund-raisers at the Park Avenue apartment of influential Democratic bundler Hassan Nemazee.
But last week he was there for the first time as a candidate. On the night of Jan. 22, McAuliffe, the former chairman of the DNC, voluble longtime Clinton fund-raiser and now candidate for governor of Read More
With top cabinet posts and senior White House positions filled, the Obama administration’s process of appointing influential New York bundlers to coveted sub-cabinet positions is well underway.
But this time around, it’s not entirely clear who the well-connected bundlers need to be lobbying for jobs.
Whereas Terry McAuliffe famously served that role Read More
Ladies and gentlemen: Bill Burton and Terry McAuliffe. Read More
Terry McAuliffe, Hillary Clinton’s former campaign chairman, has some harsh words for Barack Obama’s campaign.
"You’re nominated to be president. It’s your campaign. At some point, quit talking about the Clintons and move on," McAuliffe said in an interview with NY1 News, according to a transcript they just emailed. When asked about the placing her Read More
Outside, in line, BOILING. 11:22 a.m.
"Lanny, what now?" reporters ask Lanny Davis one by one. "We’re going to take the White House" is his talking point today.
And here’s a reporter who’s been covering Hillary for the whole shebang. What’s next for him? "Gonna take a week off."
Inside. There are 10 American flags Read More