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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Gillibrand fails to overcome filibuster

Fellow Democrats block Gillibrand's push to remove sexual assault from the chain of command

Mar. 6, 2014

 
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De Blasio to join Rahm Emanuel at Chicago mayoral forum

Mayor Bill de Blasio will speak at a forum on "Leading American Cities" at the University of Chicago on Thursday, according to an event listing on the university's website.

Feb. 28, 2014

 
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Grimm, Gibson come in last on a Club for Growth list

The conservative Club for Growth released its annual scorecard on Monday morning, and New York Republicans didn't fare so well.

Feb. 24, 2014

 
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Schumer recuses from Comcast-Time Warner deal

The senator's brother was a lead attorney on the deal

Feb. 17, 2014

 
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Gillibrand endorses Kathleen Rice for McCarthy’s seat

Senator endorses Nassau County district attorney Kathleen Rice to succeed retiring congresswoman

Feb. 12, 2014

 
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NY Republicans split on debt ceiling bill

Four of the state's six Republicans back Boehner, while two hold tight with House majority

Feb. 12, 2014

 
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Christie tour hits Texas, without Perry or Abbott

The embattled chair of the Republican Governors Association starts his national tour Thursday

Feb. 5, 2014

 
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De Blasio joins Bloomberg’s gun control group

Mayor Bill de Blasio has joined Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the national gun-control group co-founded by his predecessor, Michael Bloomberg.

Jan. 30, 2014

 
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Nadler praises ‘strong’ State of the Union, even the Iran part

Rep. Jerry Nadler heard a lot of things he liked in President Obama's State of the Union speech on Tuesday night, including the president's call for Congress to wait on imposing any new sanctions on Iran.

Jan. 29, 2014

 
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In his State of the Union, Obama promises to go it alone

In his State of the Union address on Tuesday, President Obama promised broad executive actions to advance an economic agenda that has stalled in Congress.

Jan. 28, 2014