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Schumer 'Honored' by WFP Support

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

WNYC

Here’s the one-minute highlight of the Working Families Party convention this weekend in Buffalo, where Sen. Chuck Schumer said, “I thank the executive committee for their vote of support a few months ago. Of course I will be honored once again to be your standard bearer.”

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Maloney Challenger Pulls Out the PATRIOT ACT

Monday, June 07, 2010

WNYC

Colleague Beth Fertig got her hands on this mail piece from Democratic congressional challenger Reshma Saujani, which hits Rep. Carolyn Maloney, a Democrat, on immigration.

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He Doesn't Have an App for That

Monday, June 07, 2010

WNYC

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.

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Rangel Kicks Off Twenty First Re-election Campaign

Monday, June 07, 2010

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.

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Working Families, Cuomo, and the 2010 Ticket

Monday, June 07, 2010

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.

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Most NJ House Incumbents Face Test Tuesday

Sunday, June 06, 2010

WNYC

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.

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The Working Families Party: We Will Unify With Democrats

Sunday, June 06, 2010

WNYC

“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.

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Independence Party Picks Candidates

Saturday, June 05, 2010

WNYC

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.

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The Working Families Party And Its Candidates: No Kumbaya

Friday, June 04, 2010

WNYC

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.

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.

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Cuomo Snubs Working Families Party, Won't Seek Line

Friday, June 04, 2010

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.

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GOP Candidates Compete for Chance to Test Gillibrand

Thursday, June 03, 2010

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.

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Lazio, the GOP's Favored Candidate: From Politics to Business and Back Again

Thursday, June 03, 2010

Ten years after leaving the political scene, former Congressman Rick Lazio is back. New York Republicans designated him Wednesday as their candidate for governor.

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GOP Delegates Select Edwards for Lt. Gov.

Thursday, June 03, 2010

GOP Delegates have chosen Chautauqua County Executive Greg Edwards to be New York's lieutenant governor. Edwards is Rick Lazio's running mate. Lazio received the New York GOP nomination for governor on Wednesday.

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Republicans Nominate Rick Lazio for Gubernatorial Candidate

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

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.

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GOP Delegates Select Lazio for Governor

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Delegates at the New York State Republican Convention rebuffed Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy in his bid to get on the September Republican primary ballot to challenge former Congressman Rick Lazio.

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Inside the GOP Convention: Day Two

Wednesday, June 02, 2010

WNYC's Azi Paybarah and Bob Hennelly report live from Day Two of the GOP convention in New York City.

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Inside the GOP Convention: Day One

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

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.

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NY GOP Kicks Off Convention

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

New York Republicans kick off their convention in Midtown Manhattan to pick a slate of candidates for the fall elections on Tuesday.

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Inside the New York GOP Convention

Tuesday, June 01, 2010

WNYC is reporting live from the GOP convention as delegates picks their slate of candidates for the fall elections.

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New York GOP Readies for Annual Convention

Monday, May 31, 2010

New York State Republicans assemble in Manhattan this week to choose their nominees for the fall election season.

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