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  • NYC Democrat: Rep. Israel's withdrawal 'unfortunate'

     
    Another possible U.S. Senate primary candidate, Democrat Jon Tasini, who challenged Hillary Clinton in 2006, calls it "unfortunate" that Steve Israel has decided to forgo a challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Hit the 'continued' bar for his statement......
  • Sen. Schumer hails Rep. Israel -- for taking a powder

     
    U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer issued this statement on Rep. Steve Israel's agreeing not to run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand: ???Steve Israel has once again proven what many of us who have worked with him already knew: that he is a......
  • With Obama push, Israel drops Gillibrand challenge

     
    After President Barack Obama called him, Rep. Steve Israel announced today he won't run against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the 2010 Democratic primary. Israel had been gearing up for the race - he had hired a campaign manager and consultants......
  • Huntington's Petrone keeps plugging 'Sen.' Israel

     
    Even before Rep. Steve Israel lost Gov. David Paterson's appointive U.S. Senate selection sweepstakes to colleague Kirsten Gillibrand, Huntington Supervisor Frank Petrone was running him for Senate. Despite Israel's office maintaining he was holding a...
  • Rep. Israel and U.S. Senate run: Same status, really

     
    Everyone knows Rep. Steve Israel has been doing a long drumroll potentially leading up to his primary bid against U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Today the Post reports that he could be announcing his candidacy "as early as tomorrow." Not a......
  • Rep. Israel: All carrots, no sticks... UPDATED

     
    Rep. Steve Israel is denying, through an aide, a City Hall News story posted late Thursday that White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel threatened political punishment if he went ahead with his primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Israel......
  • Schumer schmaltz for 'Step-aside Steve'" unique

     
    Political players gush the most when others agree to get out of their way. So just as Rep. Steve Israel (D-Huntington) proclaimed Friday that a phone call from President Barack Obama dissuaded him from running for Senate against fellow......
  • And now, Manhattan BP folds Senate prospects

     
    First, it was Rep. Steve Israel. Now, Democratic Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer is saying he's bowing out of next year's U.S. Senate contest. "In light of President Obama's clear desire to avoid a Democratic primary in New York......
  • Legis. Cooper's Senate exploratory Web site is up

     
    With Rep. Steve Israel out of the way, Jon Cooper is ramping up his exploration of a 2010 Democratic primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand with a new Website that he unveiled today. You can link to it here. The......
  • 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......