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By Carole on Mar 2, 2010
Former Tennessee Congressman Harold Ford announced Monday evening that he will not challenge incumbent Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-New York) in the upcoming Democratic primary. Just six weeks ago, the former Tennessee Congressman was putting together his campaign team and warning top Democrats that he couldn't be bullied. Evidently he could be.
By Carole on Nov 16, 2009
The man who led New York City through the 9/11 attacks and their aftermath has spoken out against the Obama administration's decision to try the planners of those attacks in a civilian court. Asked on Fox News Sunday to respond to Attorney General Eric Holder's announcement that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four of his accomplices will be brought to New York "to answer for their alleged crimes in a courthouse just blocks away from where the twin towers once stood," Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said:
By Carole on Oct 31, 2009
Republican state Assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava suspended her campaign today for New York's 23rd District's congressional seat. Since this removed the probability that the Republican vote would be split between Ms. Scozzafava and Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman, a Hoffman victory is all but certain over Democrat Bill Owens in the strongly conservative district. But if you blinked, you missed the liberal media's coverage of today's development.
By Carole on Oct 29, 2009
There has been plenty of talk about next week's gubernatorial elections in New Jersey and Virginia; how victory by either or both of the Republican candidates would be a rejection of the Obama administration and its policies. But there's also a special election in New York Congressional District 23 being held on Tuesday that may send that same message even if the Democrat wins.
By Carole on Sep 20, 2009
President Obama has sent a request to New York Governor David Paterson (D) that he withdraw from the New York governor’s race. (source) With Paterson's approval rating hovering around 30% and strong speculation that the very popular former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani will enter the gubernatorial race on the Republican side, it's not surprising that the president would be concerned. But to directly request that Paterson step aside? That's more than concern. That's fear.