Harry Wilson

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    January 25, 2012

    Marist Poll Says Kirsten Gillibrand Struggles with Voters; Marc Cenedella Eyes Her Seat

    It's a bit of a busy -- and rough -- week for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. This month, she has spoken out on a wide range of topics -- from food stamps to gun violence to women's rights. But today, it's just plain ole politics that she has to deal with. First, a NY1/YNN-Marist Poll released Tuesday n ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Silver Election Lining: Ego-Fueled Millionaire Candidates Went Down in Flames

    ​Those suffering the slings and arrows of Tuesday's election results should avoid the big map in the Times today showing a shower of nasty little red-colored and rightward-surging darts flowing across America. Each little arrow shows a Congressional district where the Party of No gained ground ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 23, 2010

    Tom DiNapoli's Appointment Logs: He's Just Too Nice a Guy

    ​Tom DiNapoli is too nice a guy. The state comptroller apparently can't say no to anyone who wants to meet with him, though he has a mixed record when it comes to delivering what his bellringers want. I've been reading half a foot of DiNapoli's appointment schedules from 2007 to now an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Harry Wilson Gets Backing By Our Media Overlords

    Wilson​All three New York City newspaper owners have endorsed GOP comptroller candidate Harry Wilson, who is also backed by our mogul mayor. The real Gang of Four hasn't caballed like this since the term limits extension of 2008 and the re-election of Bloomberg in 2009. Like term lim ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 20, 2010

    NARAL's Endorsement of Eric Schneiderman: The Backstory

    ​NARAL New York just produced a video and hosted a press conference for Eric Schneiderman, the Democratic candidate for attorney general. NARAL has yet to even endorse Andrew Cuomo, the sitting attorney general who is running for governor. Yet it is governors who shape abortion policy; Ne ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2010

    Harry Wilson's War: Steve Rattner Credits Much of GM's Rescue to Obscure NY Comptroller Candidate

    NY1​Harry Wilson, the Republican candidate for state comptroller, may not be preparing to turn the extraordinary praise he gets in Steve Rattner's new book, Overhaul, into a TV ad or mailer. But Rattner's remarkable account of Wilson's skillful and tireless contribution to the Obama auto-indus ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2010

    Nixon Haunts GOP Confab in Midtown

    ​The state Republican convention opened Tuesday afternoon at the Sheraton Towers on Seventh Avenue and the first noise-making inside the hotel was from that old GOP warhorse, Richard Nixon. He came charging into the lobby like a Teabagger chasing down the last liberal. "Let me make it perfectl ... More >>

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    September 1, 1998

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