Reid Pillifant

Bio: Reid Pillifant is a political editor and reporter for Capital. He was previously an editor and reporter at the New York Observer. Contact him at reid[at]capitalnewyork.com.

Latest Articles:

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Zeldin defeats Bishop on Long Island

Incumbent Democrat loses to Republican challenger

Nov. 4, 2014

 
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Poll shows Grimm with 19-point lead over Recchia

With less than a week until voters go to the polls, Rep. Michael Grimm leads his Democratic challenger, former councilman Domenic Recchia, 53 percent to 34 percent, according to a new NY1-Capital New York-Siena College poll

Oct. 31, 2014

 
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At Cuomo event, Astorino gets compared to Bull Connor

Governor Andrew Cuomo and his supporters criticized his Republican opponent, Rob Astorino, for fighting a federal desegregation agreement in Westchester County, during a rowdy appearance in Bedford-Stuyvesant on Saturday afternoon.

Oct. 25, 2014

 
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Hillary Clinton to stump for Sean Patrick Maloney

Hillary Clinton will headline a women's-themed event for Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney in Westchester County on Monday.

Oct. 23, 2014

 
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Gillibrand book debuts on Times' best-seller list

Follows significant media attention to harassment anecdotes

Sep. 19, 2014

 
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Gillibrand, Schumer split on arming Syrian rebels

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will not support President Obama's request to arm and train Syrian rebels to fight against the militant group Islamic State.

Sep. 18, 2014

 
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Poll shows Grimm hanging in, but barely

Despite a 20-count indictment on charges including tax evasion and perjury, Rep. Michael Grimm enjoys a four-point lead over his Democratic challenger, according to a new NY1-Capital New York-Siena poll.

Sep. 16, 2014

 
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De Blasio defends Clinton liberalism, despite DLC unease

Mayor says former president was 'ahead of his time' on inequality

Sep. 4, 2014

 
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Congressional Democrats fall in behind Hochul

Liberal members rise to defense of Cuomo's running-mate

Aug. 26, 2014

 
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Gillibrand raises for ‘crucial’ Hochul race

Senator raises for Cuomo's lieutenant governor pick

Jul. 26, 2014