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Ford: I Coulda Been A Contender

AP | SARA KUGLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. returned to his job as an MSNBC pundit on Tuesday, one day after announcing he wouldn't run for U....

Potential Senate Candidate Harold Ford Has Never Filed NY State Taxes

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Former Tennessee congressman and undeclared U.S. Senate candidate Harold Ford Jr. says he'll file his first state tax return as a New...

Harold Ford's NBC Contract Suspended

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Harold Ford Jr.'s role as an NBC political analyst has been "put on hold." Politico's Michael Calderone reports that, according to an MSNBC spokesper...

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 To Debate Michael Steele On 'America's Future'

Talking Points Memo | Ben Frumin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RNC Chair Michael Steele and Ex-Dem Rep. and potential NY-Sen candidate Harold Ford Jr. will share the stage Thursday evening at the University of Ark...

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford Panders To Stephen Colbert [UPDATE]

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

Harold Ford, Jr. apparently decided that one of the crucial stops in his New York charm offensive had to be the Colbert Report. The most charitable thing to say about it is that it did not go well.

Harold Ford Advice

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jeff Danziger

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Harold Ford: Get Your Sexism Out of NY

Amy Siskind | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Siskind

Here are some simple questions Mr. Ford: Why did you flip-flop on Senator Gillibrand? And more importantly, why are you now resorting to blatant sexism as a tactic?

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford Is Barely Making It Without His Merrill Lynch Salary

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Harold Ford is looking to assert some middle class bona fides with the New Yorkers who would propel his out-of-state candidacy for the U.S. Senate sea...

Harold Ford Jr. Teaches Class At NYU Wagner School Of Public Service

nydailynews.com | By Victor Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Harold Ford Jr., who is considering a primary bid against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, taught his first class of the new semester the other night at New Y...

Colbert Rips Harold Ford Jr. For Flip Flopping On Abortion, Gay Marriage (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Colbert took some shots at Harold Ford Jr. last night, "commending" him for not only establishing residency in New York, but blatantly changing his po...

Harold Ford Shows the Fiscal Foolishness Of Wannabe Centrists

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Bill Scher

Look at that post-partisan Ford go! Grabbing ideas from the left and right. But anyone who knows the basics of health care reform will see the blatant contradiction in his proposals.

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford Backs Pointless Deficit Commission

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't have to labor too hard today to illustrate the utter preposterousness of Harold Ford's run for the New York Senate seat currently held by the ...

Gillibrand Says Ford Is "Wrong" For New York And Has An "Anti-Obama" Agenda

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

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand said Harold Ford Jr. Is an "extremist" and "wrong" for New York....

Jason Linkins

Post's Peyser Perplexingly Paints Pol As Punk

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't think that I have to labor too hard today to point out the overall preposterousness of Harold Ford's run for the New York Senate seat currentl...

Jason Linkins

Harold Ford Says NY Senate Race Is About Issues That He Won't Discuss On The Record

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I don't think that I have to labor too hard today to point out the overall preposterousness of Harold Ford's run for 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 ...

New Yorkers Don't Know Harold Ford, Kirsten Gillibrand

nydailynews.com | By Mark Morales and David Saltonstall | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Little-known Harold Ford may be eying a primary challenge against Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, but both Democrats could use some help in the name-recognit...

Bloomberg Could Back Harold Ford Against Gillibrand

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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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...

Senate Majority Leader Reid Urges Mayor Bloomberg Away From Backing Harold Ford Jr.'s Bid For Gillibrand's Senate Seat

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Senate Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid reached out to Mayor Bloomberg today to urge him not to get behind former congressman Harold Ford Jr., if...

Harold Ford Jr. Supports Gay Marriage: May Challenge Senator Gillibrand's Seat

nypost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Ex-Tennessee Rep Harold Ford Jr. said there's a "fiction" in language between civil unions and same-sex marriages, and that he now supports gay nuptia...

Harold Ford May Challenge Gillibrand For Senate Seat

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Just as Senator Kirsten Gillibrand thought she could breathe a little easier following news that GOP Rep. Peter King is "leaning against" seeking her ...

Harold Ford Jr.'s Gay Problems

gaycitynews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In addition to the marriage votes, Ford supported a 1998 amendment to a District of Columbia appropriations bill that banned gay adoption in the natio...

Why There's No Ford in New York's Future

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Now it's Harold Ford Jr. Most New Yorkers probably don't even know he lives here, and suddenly he's being talked about as the Democrat who might seriously challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand this fall.