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Why They Won: Democratic Consultant Bruce Gyroy on the Recent Cogressional Primaries

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Bruce Gyory Top Democratic consultant Bruce Gyory weighs in on the recent congressional primaries in our print issue out today: Pundits do a good job of assessing winners and losers after electoral events like the recent congressional primaries. Few are better, for example, than City & State’s First Read on Fridays. Yet while this last primary’s victors [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Cuomo endorses Velazquez and Rangel

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Rudy Giuliani. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. U.S. Senate Wendy Long and Bob Turner got into a spat over a robocall Rudy Giuliani recorded for Turner. Brooklyn Fearing the potential election of Charles Barron, a flood of national campaign cash in flowing in for Hakeem Jeffries. Nydia Velazquez and her challengers debated on NY1. Manhattan Tom Duane officially endorsed Brad Hoylman. Queens [&hellip
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Ad Watch: A Look at the Political Commercials Vying to Win Over New York Voters

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video-AdWatch-Turner Total election spending in the United States this year will reach an astronomical $9.8 billion for the 13,000 or so national, congressional and municipal races across the country, according to the research firm Borrell Associates. An estimated 48 percent of that money will be spent by “super PACs,” and the greatest beneficiary of this largesse [&hellip
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Endorsement: Bob Turner, The GOP’s Best Choice for The Senate

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Bob Turner. GOP primaries are not the norm in New York City, but this Tuesday, registered Republicans have the chance to pick a nominee to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in November. Of the three candidates, U.S. Rep. Bob Turner seems to have the best experience and is the one most ready to represent all New Yorkers in [&hellip
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The Race for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand’s Seat

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Gillibrand_1 By Alissa Fleck Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand may rank favorably in polls, but Republican hopefuls are duking it out for her seat, with the June 26 primary fast approaching. The three Republicans vying for her postition, who participated in a primary debate last week, have elucidated their plans to decrease government control and spending. In the [&hellip
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Gillibrand Opponent Wendy Long Has $81,000 More in Debt Than Cash

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Wendy_Long_Headshot-200x300 Republican U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long’s campaign appears to have some real financial troubles, with her new campaign finance filing showing her with only $112,000 in cash on hand, while holding $193,000 in debt. Long, one of the leading contenders for the GOP nomination to take on Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, raised $104,000 between [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Charter School Supporters Are Gearing Up

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2013 Mayoral Race Charter School supporters are gearing up. Brooklyn David Storobin’s district office will be the same one that was used by Carl Kruger. Charles Barron’s affinity for Nehru jackets could be a problem in Congress. Tenants PAC is going after Marty Golden. The Amsterdam News is backing Charles Barron. Queens A breakdown of [&hellip
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Even Brooklyn Has a Tea Party: And now they have a candidate

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On paper, you would think that the Tea Party in Brooklyn would support Brooklyn/Queens Rep. Bob Turner’s Senate candidacy, given that he’s the party’s hometown congressman. But over the weekend, the organization somewhat surprisingly instead decided to back Nassau County Comptroller George Maragos. In an interview, the head of the Brooklyn Tea Party, Joseph Hayon, [&hellip
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Bill O’Reilly’s Strange Days Are Over

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Breaking News

With Joe Carvin’s departure from the race for the GOP U.S. Senate nomination, top consultant Bill O’Reilly’s strange couple of days are over. O’Reilly confirmed that with Carvin out of the race, he is now back doing press for Rep. Bob Turner, whose campaign for Congress was helped enormously by O’Reilly’s press work. But when [&hellip
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