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Fernando Ferrer

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2005

    Mike's Big Night

    In 2001, the cozy B.B. King Club on West 42nd Street was adequate for rookie candidate Michael Bloomberg's election night crowd. Last night, Bloomberg's spare-no-expense campaign booked the city's biggest meeting venue east of the Javits Center-- the vast Metropolitan Ballroom at the Sheraton New Yo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2005

    Bronx Sites Say Turnout Is Good

    Simply put, Fernando Ferrer's chances today live in the Bronx—in the dusty-brown apartment high-rises and the neat middle class row houses of the borough that raised him from Fox Street to the doorstep of City Hall. At polling places off the borough's Third Avenue spine, reports at mid-morning ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2005

    The 2005 Wacko Awards

    With everyone chasing a Bloombucks bonus, only the most craven can win

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2005

    Deaniacs, Where Are the Ferreranatics?

    When Howard Dean lost the New Hampshire primary last year, and his supporters gathered in the gymnasium at Southern New Hampshire State University, their joyful screaming was so intense that one's body rattled, your ears buzzed, and it was frightening to think about what would have happened if he ha ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2005

    C'mon, You Call That 'Porn?'

    Leave it to the day of the final mayoral debate and a week before the mayoral election for the New York Post to turn prudish: The front page of the newspaper that literally leaves you dirty when you touch it screams "Dirty Trick" today. Under the subhead "Ferrer ad lewd diss to Mike & Bush," the Pos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2005

    Mike and Freddy's Sunday Showdown

    Fernando Ferrer knew that the two televised debates form his last, best hope against Mike Bloomberg, so he attacked from the word "go" in Sunday's joust, mentioning in his first answer the school dropout rate, the rising poverty numbers, and Mike Bloomberg's vetoes of City Council measures to ease a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 18, 2005

    Freddy, Al and Jesse Team Up

    Fernando Ferrer was leaning up against a wall at York College on Tuesday, with Al Sharpton to his right and Jesse Jackson on his left, as Assemblywoman Vivian Cook was exhorting the kids sitting in front of her or hanging over the railings on the second and third floors above. "I want you guys to lo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2005
  • News

    October 11, 2005

    The Perpetual Apprentice

    Bloomberg and Ferrer push yet more training for minority joblessness

  • Blogs

    October 10, 2005

    Mayor Mike Plays Moneyball

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg's latest campaign expense report reveals $10.3 million in outlays just for campaign consultants. It reports $4.2 million in spending on direct mail alone, more than Virginia Fields spent on her primary campaign and almost as much as Anthony Weiner did. The mayor's re-election ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2005

    Mike & Freddy Woo Gays

    Some LGBT rights groups are aiming to burst the ostensibly gay-friendly Bloomberg's balloon. (NYC.gov) A day after Freddy Ferrer was cheered as he blasted Mayor Bloomberg's gay marriage stance at an annual dinner for the Empire State Pride Agenda, the organization's head said Friday he was "fed up" ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2005

    Debate: 2 of 3 Ain't Bad

    For Thursday's mayoral debate, at least, showtime was outside the Apollo, and early. Dozens of Freddy Ferrer backers chanted and waved signs near the entrance, as supporters of the Independence Party retorted with cries of "Bloomberg on C … Bloomberg on C." Despite the mayor's publicly stated rati ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2005

    Test Pattern

    Going inside the school system numbers that some parents want to get beyond

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2005

    Turnout in the Eye of the Beholder

    From its buzzing nerve center under the elevated tracks at Westchester Square, Fernando Ferrer's GOTV operation in the Bronx says it saw turnout at 2001 levels this morning. But a local city council campaign tells the opposite story: record low numbers of voters—around half the usual amount ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2005

    Freddy & Al: Brief Encounter

    Freddy Ferrer and Al Sharpton went shopping Tuesday, leading a throng of onlookers into a Pathmark supermarket in the heart of Harlem, taking questions from the press and greeting shoppers and employees in the produce section. When someone suggested to Sharpton that he run for president in 2008, he ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2005

    Democrats Notch a Win

    Who's mad at Weiner's decision to drop out? Not his supporters

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2005
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    September 8, 2005

    Storm Freddy

    "Nature laid bare the circumstances of our nation's biggest rift," Fernando Ferrer told an audience of about three-dozen students gathered at Hunter College this Wednesday. The rift he's referring to is wider than the political polarization between red states and blue states, or bible-touting people ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 7, 2005

    Times-Out on Sharpton Nod

    The New York Times has softened its earlier report that Rev. Al Sharpton and influential union chief Dennis Rivera had discussed a joint endorsement of Democratic frontrunner Fernando Ferrer.

  • Blogs

    August 21, 2005

    Dems Debate: Not Easy Like Sunday Morning

    WCBS and The New York Times decided to free up the format of their televised debate this morning, and Anthony Weiner pounced, applying his recent strategy of attack to a wider set of targets. With candidates encouraged to "jump in" at will, Weiner leapt—slapping not only his favorite target Fer ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2005

    Statistics Still Do Lie

    Ferrer and Undecided lead muddled Democratic primary pack

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2005

    Tenant PAC Backs Giff

    Council speaker doesn't have to win to "win"—he just can't come in third Gifford Miller's path to City Hall runs through a runoff against Freddy Ferrer, and is paved with money and a ground game built around his long list of endorsements from unions, clubs, and elected officials. He added to t ... More >>

  • News

    August 9, 2005

    Billionaire Buys Union

    But big bucks Mike gives the tab to taxpayers

  • News

    August 2, 2005

    Ferrer's Color-Coded Victory Plan

    A Freddy win in September could pose a demographic dilemma for big-bucks Mike

  • Blogs

    May 31, 2005

    Mayoral Race: The "R" Word

    Democratic hopefuls poop on Bloomy's party "Bloomberg is a Republican," Fernando Ferrer declared in a campaign statement on Friday, and he was not alone. The same day, Congressman Jose Serrano of the Bronx accused the mayor of "talking out of both sides of his boca," and charged that "since Bloom ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 27, 2005

    Poll Vault for Bloomy & Fields

    A new Marist Poll has Mayor Michael Bloomberg zooming ahead of former Bronx borough president Fernando Ferrer in a hypothetical head-to-head matchup, while Manhattan beep Virginia Fields has drawn into a statistical tie with Freddy in the Democratic race. The Marist numbers have Bloomberg going fro ... More >>

  • News

    April 19, 2005

    Weiner Sets the Pace

    As Ferrer stumbles, the skinny congressman from Brooklyn muscles up

  • News

    April 5, 2005
  • News

    October 5, 2004

    Taken to the Cleaners

    Political ties won big government loans, but a Bronx plant still goes belly up

  • News

    June 22, 2004

    A Real Chance at Reform

    Bloomberg plans to limit campaign contributions from people doing business with the city

  • Specials

    November 25, 2003
  • News

    June 3, 2003

    Prelude to a Campaign?

    Mayor Mike and Potential Foes Test Union Waters

  • News

    September 10, 2002

    Getting Greened

    Did Memories of the 2001 Mayoral Race Kill the Gubernatorial Primary?

  • Art

    January 15, 2002

    Code Unknown

    ••• How to Play the Race Card

  • News

    November 20, 2001

    Labor’s Election Day Flop

    The Union Coalition That Wasn’t

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    How Bloomy Bloomed

    Blunders, Billions, and Backstabbing Beat Green

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    Black and Brown Leave Green

    The Democratic Candidate Triggered Voters to Just Say No

  • News

    October 30, 2001

    Take It or Leave It, Mark Green

    Brooklyn Assemblyman Roger Green’s Challenge to a Turncoat Liberal

  • News

    October 23, 2001

    Labor’s Lone Ranger

    Dennis Rivera’s Tortured Path to a Mayoral Endorsement

  • News

    October 23, 2001

    The Race Factor

    A View From behind the Scenes

  • News

    October 16, 2001

    The Hidden Persuaders

    Green Takes Heat for Hate Flyers

  • News

    October 9, 2001

    Green’s Crisis Advantage

    How Mark Topped Freddy in the Race to Rebuild

  • News

    October 9, 2001

    Grumbling at Green

    And Voting for Him Anyway

  • News

    October 2, 2001

    The Giuliani Dilemma

    How Freddy and Mark Used Rudy to Define Themselves

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    The Media’s Mayoral Myths

    How the Campaign Coverage Missed Coalitions, Stadiums, Affordable Homes, and Ethical Lapses

  • News

    May 15, 2001

    Enter Carl W. Thomas

    How Abner Louima's Former Attorney Can Make or Break A Black-Latino Coalition

  • News

    February 27, 2001

    Coalition Confusion

    McCall Crowns Ferrer, but Sharpton, Rivera, Rangel Skip the Coronation

  • News

    February 13, 2001

    Green Leads in Real Estate Green

    But in Mayor’s Race, the Industry Hasn’t Picked a Horse Yet

  • News

    September 19, 2000

    Advantage: Hevesi

    City Comptroller Scores Big in Primary Races as Ferrer and Green Stumble

  • News

    August 1, 2000

    The Early Line

    The Guys Who Want Rudy Giuliani’s Job

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