Andrew Rasiej

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Capital New York: New York's Newest Media Launch is ALIVE! Kinda. (UPDATED)

    ​Beloved New York Observer editors Tom McGeveran and Josh Benson left the paper late last year to go work on a secret, hush-hush project. This was after Jared Kushner -- the son of a disgraced Jersey real-estate scion and now Ivanka Trump's husband -- purchased the legendary pink paper (whose ... More >>

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    December 6, 2005

    Bloomberg's Runner$-Up

    The post-election Campaign Finance Board filings are in, and as the dailies reported today, they reveal that Mayor Michael Bloomberg spent even more to get re-elected than he did to win in 2001—$77.8 million. The hundreds of other candidates for mayor, public advocate, comptroller, and the 51 c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 26, 2005

    Advocate Race: Debt Be Not Proud

    Last week a Power Plays item misstated city campaign finance rules on loans from candidates to their own campaigns—and did so in a way that obscured a major strategic (and personal) gamble by Andrew Rasiej. As reported earlier, Campaign Finance Board records show that 36 candidates have taken ... More >>

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    August 25, 2005

    Is Gotbaum Master of Her Domain?

    Public Advocate candidates dispute what's eminent and imminent in the Atlantic Yards deal What's worse, feigning ignorance or being ignorant? That is the question raised by the latest attack by public advocate candidates Andrew Rasiej and Norman Siegel on the woman they each want to unseat, incumbe ... More >>

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    August 23, 2005
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    August 19, 2005

    Hey Buddy, Can You Spare a Campaign?

    If you've got a few grand lying around and have nothing better to do with it, you might ring up one of the candidates for municipal office. According to Campaign Finance Board records, 36 candidates have taken out $1.16 million in loans so far this campaign season. The loans are perfectly legal, but ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 11, 2005

    Big Union Backs Siegel

    From 1964 to 1986, Victor Gotbaum headed the city's largest municipal union, District 37, through six elections, four mayors, and one nasty fiscal crisis. That didn't stop the union on Thursday from—for the second election in a row—endorsing someone other than Gotbaum's wife Betsy for publ ... More >>

  • News

    August 2, 2005

    Finding Your Voice

    Candidates for Public Advocate clash over job description

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    January 18, 2000

    Vital Signs

    New Media Savants Check the Pulse of Silicon Alley

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    July 21, 1998
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    May 12, 1998

    Tech Know-Nothings

    Why Johnny Can't Log On: NYC Schools and the Information Superhighway