Here's the campaign flier New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli was giving out during the Working Families Party Convention in Buffalo this weekend. A campaign spokesman later told me no, the comptroller's office doesn't have any apps.
It's just a campaign slogan thing.
Democratic Congressman Charles Rangel kicked off his twenty first campaign for re-election on Sunday, and added that he was not concerned about several challengers running against him.
Edward-Isaac Dovere, editor of City Hall, a monthly publication focused on New York politics and policy, discusses how the Working Families Party is courting Andrew Cuomo and trying to get on the ballot for this fall's New York State elections. Then, Bob Hennelly, WNYC Reporter, talks about the Cuomo campaign and previews tomorrow's congressional primaries in New Jersey.
This Tuesday, most of New Jersey's members of Congress face a primary challenge from within their own party. Close to 50 candidates are vying for the Garden State's 13 House seats.
“We want to have a unified ticket with the Democrats at the end of the day," said Dan Cantor, the executive director of the Working Families Party, a labor-backed party that wrapped up its nominating convention here today.
But endorsing Democratic candidates isn't so easy.
It took the Independence Party just over an hour to pick candidates it wants to support in New York's statewide elections. The party's meeting just outside Albany today was lightening fast because it punted one of the thorniest question of the year: who to support for attorney general.
The Working Families Party shook the New York political world when it helped elect half a dozen new City Council members and two of three citywide officials in last year's city elections.
This year, the WFP could become extinct.
Attorney General Andrew Cuomo has told the state's Working Families Party he will not seek the pro-labor group's endorsement for governor, instead embracing the more conservative Independence Party.
A divided New York State Republican Party will have at least two candidates vying for a chance to run against freshman Democratic Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in the fall--and potentially a third.
Ten years after leaving the political scene, former Congressman Rick Lazio is back. New York Republicans designated him Wednesday as their candidate for governor.
Despite opposition from the state Republican chairman, Rick Lazio survived a challenge from Democrat-turned Republican Steve Levy. Lazio defeated Levy, the Suffolk County Executive, by a two to one margin to win the party's designation today.
WNYC's Azi Paybarah and Bob Hennelly report live from Day Two of the GOP convention in New York City.
New York Republicans kicked off their convention in Midtown Manhattan on Tuesday. WNYC's Bob Hennelly and Azi Paybarah report live from the convention as the GOP picks its slate of candidates for the fall elections.
New York Republicans kick off their convention in Midtown Manhattan to pick a slate of candidates for the fall elections on Tuesday.
WNYC is reporting live from the GOP convention as delegates picks their slate of candidates for the fall elections.
New York State Republicans assemble in Manhattan this week to choose their nominees for the fall election season.