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New York Senate Race

Bizarre Race Takes Another Chaotic Turn

Politico | Posted 06.30.2012 | Politics

It’s been four days since Charlie Rangel’s primary. And it’s still not entirely clear who won....

Another Giuliani Reportedly Running For Office

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics

Rudy S. Giuliani, the 28-year-old namesake cousin of the former New York mayor, is a likely Republican candidate for a state Senate seat in New York t...

New York Election Results: Chuck Schumer Defeats Jay Townsend In 2010 Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has eased to a third term over a little-known Republican challenger in New York. The Associated...

Chuck Schumer Defeats Jay Townsend In New York Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer has eased to a third term over a little-known Republican challenger in New York. The Associated...

New York Election Results: Kirsten Gillibrand Defeats Joe DioGuardi In 2010 Senate Special Election

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEHR'-sten JIL'-uh-brand) has been elected in New York to the seat she was appointed to last...

Kirsten Gillibrand Defeats Joe DioGuardi In New York Senate Special Election

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Democratic U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (KEHR'-sten JIL'-uh-brand) has been elected in New York to the seat she was appointed to last...

NY-Sen: 67% Schumer (D), 27% Townsend (R) (Angus Reid 10/7)

Huffington Post | Brad J Shannon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Angus Reid Public Opinion 10/5/10 - 10/7/10; 500 registered voters, 4.5% margin of error Mode: Online survey panel (ARPO PDF) New York 2010 Senate 6...

Democrats Must Reject Goldman Sachs-Wall Street Money

Jonathan Tasini | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Tasini

I have written a letter to Tim Kaine asking that, as chair of the Democratic Party, he use his powers to make sure that no Democratic Party candidate accept a single dollar from Goldman Sachs.

Republican Economist David Malpass To Challenge Gillibrand

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Economist David Malpass, who has never held public office, announced Wednesday he would seek the Republican nomination to challenge D...

LGBT New Yorkers Defeat Monserrate, Elect Peralta

Michael Crawford | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Crawford

In what should become a model for how LGBT activists deal with elected officials who vote against equal rights, Fight Back New York's campaign to defeat Hiram Monserrate paid off big.

Mort Zuckerman For Senate? Media Mogul May Challenge Kirsten Gillibrand

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Is media mogul Mort Zuckerman running for senate? The New York Times reports that Zuckerman, the publisher of the New York Daily News and Editor-In-C...

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford: No One Wants To Draft Him For Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

One of the important things to note about Harold Ford's quasi-maybe-this-is-happening run for the Senate seat in New York currently occupied by Kirste...

Maureen Dowd On Harold Ford Jr.'s Pedicures: 'A Scrubbed Toe In The Race'

nytimes.com | MAUREEN DOWD | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Between bites of an egg-white garden omelet at a bistro in his Union Square neighborhood, Harold Ford Jr. defended himself on pedicures and flip-flops...

Harold Ford Also Anti-Chuck Schumer

The New York Observer | Azi Paybarah | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If he runs, Harold Ford Jr.'s will be challenging Kirsten Gillibrand, but in explaining his rational for running, Ford sometimes talks about his probl...

Gillibrand's Weight Loss: Senator Sheds Pounds

Sen. Gillibrand shedding pounds | By Michael Saul | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is turning herself into a leaner, meaner campaigning machine - showing a slimmer silhouette as a tough election battle looms. ...

Harold Ford Has a Caribbean American Dilemma, and a Trip to Haiti Won't Cut It

Yvonne R. Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Yvonne R. Davis

Caribbean American leaders question Ford's sincerity when it comes to issues that impact the nearly 700,000 Caribbean Americans in New York City alone.

White House Won't Support Potential Harold Ford Challenge To Gillibrand

The New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The White House made it clear on Monday that it opposed the prospect of Harold E. Ford Jr.'s running for the United States Senate in New York, even as...

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford's New York Times Interview Shoots His Senate Candidacy In The Foot

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For some reason, former Tennessee Representative Harold Ford, Jr. is mulling a Democratic primary run, chasing after the New York Senate seat currentl...

Harold Ford Abortion Attack: NARAL Hits Possible Gillibrand Challenger On 'Pro-Life' Stance

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Harold Ford Jr. has barely stuck his toe in the water and already the sharks are circling him. News that the former Tennessee congressman is mulling ...

Harold Ford Tries Out For a Staff Writer Job at The Onion

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Sirota

I'm convinced that an op-ed by Harold Ford, Jr. is actually an Onion article. I mean, it simply cannot be a genuinely serious article by a human being, much less a supposed "smart" politician.

Rudy Giuliani Not Favored By Most New Yorkers

Politicker NY | Jimmy Vielkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY--A new poll gives a less-than-ringing endorsement of Rudy Giuliani's hopes for a statewide race, showing that nearly half of voters surveyed do...

George Pataki Senate Run In 2010 Proposed

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ALBANY, N.Y. — The head of the National Republican Senatorial Committee has approached former New York Gov. George Pataki about running for the ...

Hillary Clinton's High Noon

Sunil Adam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sunil Adam

If the Democrats send Caroline Kennedy to the Senate, the GOP will have an easier time sending Jeb Bush to keep her company. Talk about heir apparents.