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  • Making tracks: Crossing paths of Senate rivals?

     
    Over the weekend, Rep. Steve Israel, a potential 2010 primary challenger for U.S. Senate, attended the same public event -- the Democratic rural conference -- as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand -- for the fourth time in just a couple of weeks.......
  • Jon Cooper forms exploratory committee

     
    Jon Cooper has formed an exploratory committee to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in 2010, the Suffolk County legislator announced today. Cooper (D-Lloyd Harbor) filed paperwork with the IRS last week to form the federal fund raising operation. The move...
  • Suffolk's Cooper on the Senate: Exploration serious

     
    Despite speculation and tea-leaf reading about his moves and motives, including some of our own, Legis. Jon Cooper (D-Huntington) sounds serious about considering a U.S. Senate run. He described on the phone just a few minutes ago some of......
  • 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......
  • Suozzi weighs in on Jewish comment about Schumer

     
    Nassau County Executive Tom Suozzi reacts to Arkansas State Senator and U.S. Senate candidate Kim Hendren calling Senator Charles Schumer "that Jew:" ???I am shocked and appalled in this day and age that anyone, let alone a candidate for......
  • Vitter's FEMA bar: No politics, just money

     
    by Mark Silva Sen. David Vitter swears his objections to the Obama administration's appointment of a new FEMA director have nothing to do with politics -- in an email which conveniently links readers to a fundraising appeal for the Republican......
  • Atwater expected to announce bid for CFO on Tuesday

     
    By Aaron Deslatte/Tallahassee Bureau Sources close to Senate President Jeff Atwater, R-North Palm Beach, confirmed he will be announcing his bid for state chief financial officer on Tuesday -- a day after Republican Bill McCollum announces his...
  • 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...
  • Florida's Crist: GOP leaders line up

     
    by Peter Wallsten With the Republican Party diminished in power and embroiled in debate over broadening its ideology or adhering to core ideals, top GOP officials today took the unusual step of inserting themselves into a party primary - picking......
  • LI secession: Jon Cooper for senator of ... where?

     
    A year ago, Suffolk Legis. Jon Cooper was a proponent of Long Island secession. But that was before he fancied himself a candidate for U.S. Senate. On April 3, 2008, Cooper penned a Newsday op-ed piece touting Comptroller Joseph......
  • Jarrett, Tchen in Chicago for Schakowsky

     
    by John McCormick, updated Although not exactly a 'stop the presses' moment, two top aides to President Barack Obama broke a small piece of White House news while appearing this afternoon at a Chicago luncheon to boost the campaign coffers......