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  • 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......
  • Rep. Israel: Been speaking with Maloney on Senate

     
    Rep. Steve Israel tells Capital 9 News in Albany that he's been speaking with Rep. Carolyn Maloney, right, about the prospect of a primary challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and holds out the prospect that he could support the......
  • Democrat Tasini to announce for U.S. Senate seat

     
    Democratic labor activist Jonathan Tasini, who ran in a primary against Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton in 2006, plans Thursday to announce a challenge to Clinton???s successor, Kirsten Gillibrand. ???I believe in primaries,??? Tasini, 53, said yesterday...
  • Now, McCarthy rules out Gillibrand challenge

     
    Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-Mineola), who has been a driving force behind finding a Democrat to challenge appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, has ruled out a run for the Senate, her press aide Raymond Zaccaro......
  • Rep. Maloney gets a call from VP Biden

     
    Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan), who is weighing a challenge to appointed Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in New York's 2010 Democratic primary, received a telephone call from Vice President Joe Biden this week. But a source close to Maloney said Biden did.......
  • Rep. Israel: Not so much with the House floor speeches

     
    No one in the New York congressional delegation is more enthusiastic about new ???social media??? tools such as Twitter and YouTube than Rep. Steve Israel, the former PR man turned five-term Democratic congressman from Huntington. Just last Tuesday, he...
  • Joe Biden update: Investing in a N.Y. congressman

     
    The Democrat VP says the $2,400 paid to help Rep. Steve Israel is money well spent....
  • Pass the turkey, hold the arsenic

     
    With Thanksgiving just around the corner, U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-N.Y.) would like to remind you that the turkey defrosting in your fridge might be poisonous. You see, that turkey may contain roxarsone, a food additive that poultry producers use......