State Senator Daniel Squadron's consultants predict he could have more than $1 million than his competitors in the public advocate's race to help him reach voters heading into the September primary, according to a campaign memo they are circulating to supporters.
"I am a man of few characters, so I'm going to keep this very, very brief," said Jack Dorsey, the founder of Twitter, at a fund-raising party for public advocate Reshma Saujani on Wednesday night.
During her brief time in politics, Reshma Saujani has reinvented herself pretty radically.(2)
Christine Quinn is clashing with Michael Bloomberg again. It's part of an intensifying trend, albeit one that her rivals in the mayor's race says is a contrived means of allowing Quinn to look more independent of the mayor than she has been for most of her time as speaker.
Consultant Cindy Darrison donated money to State Senator Daniel Squadron's rivals in the public advocate's race after he fired her in a phone call he made while she sat shiva for her father's passing. Darrison fired off two emails venting her frustration with the Democratic lawmaker, which were forwarded to me.(2)
City Councilwoman and public advocate candidate Letitia James made a daring promise last night: if elected, she'll get more money for her office.(1)
Noah Gotbaum's bid for public advocate got off to a poor start after his step-mother, herself a former public advocate, endorsed one of his rivals.
Five Democratic candidates for public advocate got together for the first time at an event last week in Queens, at a forum held in a room above a funeral parlor.(1)
Bill Thompson opposes NYCHA's plan to lease unused space and playground for luxury housing development. [Hunter Walker]
Headline: "Bikes Lanes Must Have Community Support: De Blasio" [Aaron Short]
Public Advocate candidate Reshma Saujani's campaign confirmed they edited her wikipedia page, which was "wiped" clean of some info about her work in the hedge fund industry. [Chris Bragg]
Saujani raises nearly half a million for public advocate's race; Squadron follows, with James yet to file
Reshma Saujani, who made headlines as a congressional candidate in 2010, raised just under half a million dollars during the latest six months in her campaign to become the city's public advocate.(3)
Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. wrote "The needs of the people of the Bronx are foremost on my mind and in my heart. Therefore, I have decided to run for re-election as Bronx Borough President in 2013."