Levy switches to Republican. Yawn!

IW:  Kimberly thinks I need to write something about this.  No news article link posted here because it’s not really news. I knew Steve  Levy would be at home in either corporate party since he first ran for Suffolk County Executive.  That’s why we tried to run John Keenan on the Green Party line.  John […]

A Multipartisan Contest: Who does Dem. Senate Leader John Sampson mean by “we”?

The Wilderside’s “We Want More Than Bipartisanship Contest” Political blogger Elizabeth Benjamin caught a great line from an editorial that NY State Senate Majority Leader John Sampson (D) wrote: “Bipartisanship is the only tool that will help fix New York’s problems.” Bipartisanship. Harumph. Why is the word “bipartisanship” such a pet peeve of mine? Because, […]

Tensions between Gov Paterson and AG Cuomo over Jay Jacobs pick

(excerpt from) NY Daily News Attorney General Cuomo steaming over Gov. Paterson’s state Dem pick by Elizabeth Benjamin Tensions between Gov. Paterson and Attorney General Andrew Cuomo have reached frosty new levels with the recent pick of a state Democratic boss. Paterson tapped Nassau County Democratic Chairman Jay Jacobs to replace June O’Neill, a veteran […]

Is Nassau Dem Boss headed for statewide?

KW: Newsday reports that NY Governor David Paterson has tapped Jay Jacobs, Nassau County Democratic Chairman, to be the Chair of the State Democratic Committee. The vote would happen in the fall. I find this humorous and resonant. Governor Paterson has a history of being friends with Republicans such as Joe Bruno, and Governor Paterson […]

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