Posts Tagged ‘Wendy Long’

Campaign Roundup: Bill de Blasio Outraised His Potential Rivals for Mayor

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Via Wiki Commons. 2013 Mayoral Race Bill de Blasio outraised his potential rivals for mayor. Anthony Weiner referred to speculation about a comeback as a “clown question.” Public Advocate Daniel Squadron is leading the fundraising race. Queens The Queens DA may look into an Assembly candidate’s running of prostitution ads in his newspaper. The Queens BP race is [&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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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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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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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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City & State: This week’s political “Winners & Losers”

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WINNERS Liz Benjamin – What a happy two-year anniversary present for Capital Tonight superblogger Liz Benjamin: a “dossier” of her “generally snarky” blog posts from the Cuomo administration, helpfully gift wrapped by Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith. Not that Benjamin needed evidence that she was getting under the governor’s skin; we’re sure she’s received more than a [&hellip
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