Former governor David Paterson's radio show was canceled today as part of a round of layoffs at WOR710.(1)
"This is serious business, picking the president of the United States. Again, unless it's something horribly graphic, I think that an hour of news time can be found. This is a hard news story, covering the nomination of who might be the next president of the United States."(1)
At an endorsement event for Wendy Long this morning, three Republicans and a Conservative insisted Paul Ryan would be a helpful counterpoint to Democrats up and down the ballot.
"We need reform, Ryan has put together a plan that does just that," said congressman Bob Turner, who was there to offer his official endorsement of Long, and was joined by Republican chairman Ed Cox and Conservative Party chairman Mike Long.
"Is it a bitter pill? Well, we'll let the survivors decide.
Bob Turner isn't the only Republican challenger to Kirsten Gillibrand who is still struggling to excite donors.
Wendy Long, a former judicial activist and clerk to Clarence Thomas, raised $103,977 since the end of March, according to her pre-primary filing. (That's almost identical haul to Turner's haul, which came in just over $104,000.)(2)
Representative Bob Turner's campaign against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand is apparently still struggling to catch fire with potential donors.
A Siena Research Institute poll released Monday morning finds support for Governor Andrew Cuomo, the legalization of medical marijuana, a minimum wage hike, and the re-election of Kirsten Gillibrand remains strong.(1)
Wendy Long got some fund-raising help an old friend this afternoon, with an email appeal straight "from the desk of Grover G. Norquist."
Mitt Romney wasted no time seizing on the latest jobs report released this morning, which estimated the U.S. economy added a disappointing 69,000 jobs in May, and also revised April's numbers from 115,000 jobs created to 77,000, raising the unemployment rate to 8.2 percent.(1)
One day after a Quinnipiac poll showed Senator Kirsten Gillibrand's potential Republican challengers struggling to gain name recognition, Representative Bob Turner announced his first television ad of the campaign.
The Republican challengers to Senator Kirsten Gillibrand haven't seen much of a boost from their primary campaign so far.
A new Quinnipiac poll released this morning showed Gillibrand trouncing all three of her challengers by a 2-to-1 margin.(1)
U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long, attempting to distinguish herself from her two rivals for the Republican nomination against Kirsten Gillibrand, announced the support today of former United Nations ambassador John Bolton.(1)
After hinting at an endorsement on Fred Dicker's show this morning, Representative Bob Turner officially announced the support of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani in a press release this afternoon.
"Bob Turner is the definition of a citizen legislator who took his lifelong business experience to Washington," Giuliani said in the statement.
On CNN's "Starting Point" this morning, Representative Peter King attacked the New Yorker's Ryan Lizza for asking a question containing the word "profiling" about the controversial intelligence-gathering techniques being used by the New York Police Department.
Republican Representative Bob Turner introduced a House resolution today condemning Backpage.com and calling for Village Voice Media to eliminate the site's "adult services section."
“The adult section of Backpage.com has been shown to be a hub for the despicable act of human trafficking," Turner said in a press release. "We cannot allow the site to continue to serve as a means of advertisement for criminals and sexual predators. The executives at Village Voice Media cannot continue making a profit off of this illegal activity. This section of Backpage.com should be taken down immediately. ”