Here’s another House race that has turned out to be sneaky-competitive: Republican Rep. Peter King versus Nassau legislator Dave Mejias.
They’re debating tonight on Long Island and Mejias’s campaign is planning to post a video of the debate on their website tomorrow (barring any tech issues). King and Mejias Read More
Tomorrow’s debate at Cornell University will represent John Faso’s best chance yet to slow the progress of the Eliot Spitzer juggernaut, even if the timing is less than ideal — coming just days after his first ethics controversy of the campaign. And as Tom Suozzi learned, Spitzer is a front-runner who isn’t Read More
Al Gore discusses climate change at the New York Botanical Garden.
Tom Suozzi proposes Nassau’s budget for 2007.
The state senate meets at 2:30. You can watch it live here.
Rep. Christopher Shays holds a hearing entitled, “What are the Consequences of Leaving Iraq?”
Karl Rove is the special guest at a fundraiser Read More
Sheldon Silver supports moving the primaries away from Sept. 11 and holding them in June. Jerry Skunik notes it was Gov. Carey who initially moved the primaries to September in order to help Mario Cuomo (and to a lesser extent, Ed Koch) in the mayor’s race.
200,000 voters were Read More
Literature has dropped, ads have aired, and consultants have spun. Now it’s time for predictions.
Who gets more votes:
Eliot Spitzer or Hillary Clinton?
Andrew Cuomo or Mark Green?
John Spencer or KT McFarland?
Jonathan Tasini, Tom Suozzi or Sean Maloney?
Charlie King or write-in candidates?
Who wins in Brooklyn’s Read More
The novelty of beating Tom Suozzi in the opinion polls has worn off for Jonathan Tasini.
In July, Hillary’s anti-war opponent could hardly contain himself upon learning of poll results showing him outperforming the Nassau County Executive among Democratic voters.
But today, as both he and Suozzi hovering around 10 percent in the polls, Read More
Tom Suozzi has a 44th birthday party at the Crescent Beach Club (333 Bayville Avenue) in Bayville at 6.
State Senate candidate Dan Russo has a wine-filled fundraiser at the Metropolitan Republican Club at 6:30.
Mark Green is interviewed on NY1, which airs at 7 and 10:30.
The Democrats in the Brooklyn 11th congressional district Read More
The 11 Day-Pre Primary Day filing isn’t online yet, but here are Eliot Spitzer’s numbers:
$730,000 in contributions
$2.7 million spent
$12.1 million left on hand.
Any guesses what Tom Suozzi will file?
– Azi Paybarah Read More
In addition to endorsing Chris Owens for a Brooklyn congressional seat today, The Amsterdam News made a number of other endorsements [no link yet]. In a surprise move, they went with Tom Suozzi over Eliot Spitzer, saying:
“Both men are talented; one of them is human to the core.”
Update: Amsterdam News also Read More
Get your TiVo ready.
All three gubernatorial candidates and three of the four Democratic AG candidates are getting some television time tonight.
Eliot Spitzer, Tom Suozzi and John Faso will take questions during a town hall meeting at 7 p.m. hosted by NY1. Wonder what they’ll be asked?
Mark Green, Charlie King and Read More