Councilman and all-but-announced city comptroller candidate Simcha Felder of Brooklyn hired another staffer: Eric Kuo, who will be the new new press person.
Kuo previously did press for Councilman Vincent Gentile, a Democrat in the conservative-leaning Bay Ridge section of Brooklyn (the same area that produced Democratic operatives George Fontas, Scott Read More
Here is a one-minute interview with Assemblyman-elect Micah Kellner circa 11 p.m. last night after giving his victory speech to supporters at a bar on Second Avenue. He says it’s great to be a 28-year-old heading into public office, hopes to vote for a gay marriage bill, and wants to block development of a Read More
As everyone was preparing to write off the mutterings about a challenge to Vito Fossella as idle threats, the Staten Island Advance reports that the teflon and tireless Vinnie Gentile is looking at the race. Which would make things interesting next year.
Politicker Intern David Greenhouse writes in:
Seems that while Freddy and Mike can’t campaign in public schools, Catholic schools are fair game. Pat Russo was stone-faced as Pataki spoke at the Our Lady of Angels School, and then he offered an appraisal of his own role “working for the Pataki administration in the welfare IG’s Read More
Over on Vinnie Gentile’s campaign Web site, the candidate seems to be sharing space with “John. F. Kennedy for U.S. Senate,” as portrayed by someone looking quite a bit like union guy and onetime Council candidate Kirk Swanson.
Not quite sure what to make of this.
Politicker Intern David Greenhouse rode out to Bay Ridge last night for a debate between City Councilman Vinnie Gentile and his challenger, Pat Russo.
If there’s one thing Vinny Gentile and Pat Russo can agree on, it’s that New York’s cross-endorsement system opens up great lines of attack. Russo took a beating for Read More