Hoyer and Emanuel Boost Massa, Maffei and Others at Fund-Raiser

House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel are special guests at a fund-raiser at the Yale Club this afternoon for six Democratic congressional challengers, including two from New York: Dan Maffei and Eric Massa.

Maffei is running for the congressional seat in Syracuse being vacated by Republican Jim Walsh. Maffei narrowly lost to Walsh in 2006 and, like the presidential candidates, is hammering away with a message of change this year. His campaign slogan is “Not the same old.”

Massa is making his second attempt at unseating Republican Randy Kuhl, who represents the southern tier. His campaign slogan is “Vote for change.”

Jerry Nadler and Joe Crowley are the New York Delegation sponsors.

Here’s the invitation:

Host Committee
Darcy Bradbury ~ Jill Braufman ~ Tonio Burgos ~ Bruce Charash
Betty Cotton ~ Abigail Disney ~ Cynthia Friedman ~ Dr. Gail Furman
Holli & Ed Gersh ~ Jeff Gural ~ Judy Hart ~ Anne Hess
Sarah & Victor Kovner ~ Wendi Lazar & Dr. Robert Schachter
Hon. Marsha Z. Laufer ~ Risa A. Levine ~ Elizabeth Lubetkin Lipton Wendy Mackenzie ~ Hon. Beth & Ricky Mason ~ Sally Minard
Ed Ordway ~ Morris Pearl ~ Rosina Rubin ~ Bernard L. Schwartz ~ Stuart Shorenstein
Daniel Simon ~ Jonathan Stone ~ Kevin Toner ~ Hope Winthrop
**Host Committee in formation
Event Chair
Hon. Steve Israel
Invites You to Join us for a Special Luncheon
Benefiting these Top Priority Congressional Candidates
Kay Barnes (MO-06), Debbie Halvorson (IL-11),
Mary Jo Kilroy (OH-15), Dan Maffei (NY-25),
Eric Massa (NY-29), Linda Stender (NJ-07)

With Special Guests
House Majority Leader
Steny H. Hoyer
Democratic Caucus Chairman Rahm Emanuel (IL-5)
DCCC Chairman Chris Van Hollen (MD-8)
Debbie Wasserman Schultz (FL-20)
And the New York Delegation sponsors
Joe Crowley & Jerry Nadler
Monday, February 11, 2008
The Yale Club
12pm – 2pm
50 Vanderbilt Avenue (between 44th and 45th Streets)
New York City
Benefactors: $25,000, Hosts: $10,000, Sponsors: $5,000, Patrons: $2,500
Reserved Seating: $1,000, General Seating: $250
For more information or to RSVP, please call Marcia Dickstein Sudolsky (xxx) xxx-xxxx

Or via e-mail at xxxxxxx@xxxxx

Hoyer and Emanuel Boost Massa, Maffei and Others at Fund-Raiser