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Why Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand Could Have It All (By 2016)

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Gillibrand in her Senate office in Washington, D.C. (Photo: Aaron Clamage) by Morgan Pehme Kirsten Gillibrand is currently enjoying a career trajectory comparable to only a select few American politicians in recent memory—the most notable of whom occupies a certain Oval Office she’s already being discussed as a viable contender for in 2016. Just a few years ago, such rumblings would have been unthinkable. When Gov. [&hellip
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Compiled by Megan Bungeroth and Jon Lentz Espaillat Eyes Senate & Concedes to Rangel City & State reports that State Sen.Adriano Espaillat, who conceded defeat on Monday in his contested primary race against Rep. Charles Rangel, declined to say whether he would run for re-election to the state Senate. But Espaillat signaled that he would run [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Rangel Congratulates Espaillat on “Ambitious” Run

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Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons Manhattan Guillermo Linares is in for a Senate run against Adriano Espaillat, while Mark Levine appears to be dropping his candidacy. Charlie Rangel issued a statement congratulating Espaillat. U.S. Senate Wendy Long challenged Kirsten Gillibrand to a series of five debates. 2013 Mayoral Race John Catsmatidis doesn’t think Christine Quinn is a lock to get [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Espaillat Reportedly Prepared to Concede to Rangel

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espaillat Manhattan Adriano Espaillat is reportedly preparing to conceded to Charlie Rangel and will run instead for state Senate re-election. Certification of Rangel’s win will likely come on Tuesday. Brooklyn Marty Golden was called a “sexist pig” on CNN for wanting to hold his now-cancelled feminine etiquette event. Brooklyn DA Charles Hynes has a primary opponent. [&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: Three Repub. Senate Candidates Struggle to Get Attention

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U.S. Senate The three Republican candidates are struggling to get attention. 2013 Mayoral Race Greg David suggests that Christine Quinn hedge her bets by running on an independent line. Comptroller Dan Garodnick came out against stop-and-frisk. Manhattan Things got heated during an NY 1 debate between Charlie Rangel and Adriano Espaillat. Kirsten Gillibrand has $9.9 [&hellip
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