If you've never heard of Jay Townsend, guess what?
He runs a small marketing firm and lives in Cornwall on the Hudson and last night he got at least 10,000 more votes than Eric Schneiderman (http://www.ny1.com/content/news_beats/primary_2010_returns/). Townsend is now the Republican cand ... More >>
The final tallies are in on the most-costly-local-election-ever. The new campaign records show that Mike Bloomberg -- the four percent winner -- doled out Christmas Eve bonuses of $400,000 apiece to campaign manager Bradley Tusk, press wrangler Howard Wolfson, and all-around cheer leader Patti Harri ... More >>
There is apparently no such thing as buyer's remorse when the city's richest resident is doing the shopping. Mike Bloomberg will bestow bonuses of at least 20 percent on his campaign aides, the Times reports today, even though the meager margin of victory this produced by his team this November fell ... More >>
By Jana Kasperkevic Mayor Bloomberg's handpicked campaign manager, Bradley Tusk, failed to file financial disclosure reports required by his Federal, New York City and State of Illinois employers, which appears to violate ethic laws three times over a five year period.Tusk, whose selection to run ... More >>
Before he became Mayor Bloomberg's 2009 campaign manager, Bradley Tusk had been a Lehman Brothers lobbyist, a Parks Department functionary, a Chuck Schumer spokesman, a Bloomberg adviser -- and, for four years, Rod Blagojevich's deputy governor. Among Tusk's assignments under Hot Rod was a dicey f ... More >>
One of this town's great political love stories is about to have a re-run. And like Taylor and Burton, and Madonna and Guy, it's bound to be even steamier the second time around .Mike Bloomberg and Independence Party guru Fred Newman are trying to patch things up, the Times reports this morning, and ... More >>