Bill Weld quits the race for governor, reports the Times.
Robert Menendez will face Thomas Kean, Jr. in the New Jersey election for U.S. Senate.
The Post reports KT McFarland will soon be urged out of the Republican primary race for Senate.
Newsday teams up with NY1 on Read More
The Times reports on the Republican choice for governor: John Faso.
Robert Menendez opens his campaign for U.S. Senate in New Jersey.
The Post reports that Hillary Clinton and Peter King have sent the first of many New York postcards to Michael Chertoff.
The Daily News reports that a Read More
The Republican primary for U.S. Senate may not be generating all that much excitement, but over at Urban Elephants they are trying to change that by injecting a little more fundraising competition between the candidates.
Scott Sala posts:
UE will run a “Donation Contest” from March 20 to May 30, 2006 Read More
On Saturday, Eliot Spitzer and David Paterson will attend the Women of Color for Change breakfast at Albany’s Desmond Hotel, where Eliot will give the keynote speech.
In the city, Libertarian candidates Jeff Russell and Steve Greenfield–both running for U.S. Senate–will discuss peace and war, Read More
Truck driver Merrill Keiser, Jr. is floating a few very controversial ideas in his candidacy for U.S. Senate in Ohio. Controversial is probably the least accurate way to describe his positions, and yes, Keiser is running in the democratic primary. He has said, “he wouldn’t be against making homosexuality a felony punishable by the death Read More
Just when you thought Spencer had the Senate seat in the bag, a challenger from the center right:
“Nine months ago, my daughter Fiona, a student at the United States Naval Academy, reminded me that service to one’s country is both an honor and an obligation. She challenged me to return to public service, to Read More
In an email to his board members obtained by The Politicker, the head of New York State’s leading gay rights group describes Hillary Clinton as a “disappointment” on same-sex marraige, and suggests gays and lesbians stop giving money to her campaign.
In the February 10 email, marked “confidential,” Alan Van Capelle, executive director Read More
In a glass case by a window in Joseph Bruno’s antechamber are three handguns. There’s a little five-shot number, a Bruno family heirloom whose exact provenance the State Senator would rather not discuss. And there’s a matching set of heavy, smoothly rounded dueling pistols.
The case caught Mr. Bruno’s eye as he emerged Read More
Ex-Politicker intern Azi, whose own blog is buggy today, notes that Jeanine‘s favorite qualifier is missing from the latest affirmation of her senate race: “I remain a candidate for US Senate, but I greatly respect the opinion of the county chairs and their confidence in my abilities as a statewide candidate.” Read More
From the AP: Albert Pirro issued a statement late Monday afternoon that did not deny the report, but said ”any private conversations I have had were solely intended to support Jeanine’s political aspirations.”
All in all, a banner day for one Fredric Uberall Dicker.
UPDATE: Here are their full statements.