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  • Kirsten wins backing from Nassau Democratic chair

     
    In a possible blow to Rep. Carolyn McCarthy's mounting a serious primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand next year, Nassau Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs Wednesday formally endorsed Gillibrand for re-election. Jacobs' endorsement was one of a handful...
  • Mayor-for-life's one-two Congressional punch

     
    Even though her district sits well to his east, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola) has made her preference known for New York City mayor: Michael Bloomberg, the Republican candidate, whose clear plan is to once again use his personal fortune......
  • Gillibrand and gender: Luck as residue of design?

     
    Asked if she???s gotten this far on skill or luck, Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, left, turns the question to why she believes Gov. David A. Paterson selected her for her current job. She raises the matter of gender. ???What......
  • Sen. Gillibrand is asked why she should avoid primary

     
    To say Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand leads a charmed political life is to risk underrating her ability to stay on message and push. But she has enjoyed great fortune, which appears to be holding up. At first, there......
  • Democrat Tasini to announce for U.S. Senate seat

     
    Democratic labor activist Jonathan Tasini, who ran in a primary against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2006, plans Thursday to announce a challenge to Clinton???s successor, Kirsten Gillibrand. ???I believe in primaries,??? Tasini, 53, said yesterday...
  • Now, McCarthy rules out Gillibrand challenge

     
    Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola), who has been a driving force behind finding a Democrat to challenge appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, has ruled out a run for the Senate, her press aide Raymond Zaccaro......
  • Rep. Israel: Not so much with the House floor speeches

     
    No one in the New York congressional delegation is more enthusiastic about new ???social media??? tools such as Twitter and YouTube than Rep. Steve Israel, the former PR man turned five-term Democratic congressman from Huntington. Just last Tuesday, he...
  • Hillary: Windows seem to be closing

     
    In addition to Edwards and NARAL, Obama unveils two additional superdelegates this afternoon, bringing his tally for the day to 6: Wisconsin Superdelegate State Senator Lena Taylor ("He???s awakened a sleeping giant ??? the people") and Oklahoma Senate...
  • McCarthy: Can live with it

     
    Guns have always been Congresswoman Carolyn McCarthy's signature issue. She issues a long statement saying, essentially, that she thinks the gun control movement can live with the Supreme Court ruling: ???Although I am disappointed in today???s decision...
  • Video: Martins v. McCarthy, starring Dean Skelos

     
    Here's video of the new ad Jack Martins is running in his Congressional race against Carolyn McCarthy, with a cameo by Dean Skelos, that Rick Brand wrote about yesterday: And -- bonus coverage!!! -- a second version, featuring cameos from......
  • Skelos first campaign ad goes federal

     
    New Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will be making his first appearance Wednesday in a campaign ad since taking over the Senate's top post. He won???t be touting one of his senate majority, but GOP local congressional contender Jack......