Gubernatorial wannabe Steve Levy this morning is trying to explain his "Odd Couple" roommate, a disgraced lawyer named Ethan Ellner who recently copped a guilty plea in a massive mortgage scam with a kinky overlay of S&M.
As the Daily News' relentless Elizabeth Benjamin reports today, Levy sh ... More >>
It's only Monday and it's already clear it's going to be a tough week for Republicans looking to be elected governor. On top of Steve Levy's scrambling to explain how he came to share his house in Suffolk County with a twice-convicted scam-artist attorney, comes news from Buffalo that Carl Pa ... More >>
Stop the tabloid presses: Steve Levy did not -- repeat, did not -- drive that beat-up old Ford Taurus up to Albany last week when he launched his new career as a Republican running for governor.
Yes, you might well have thought he did because you too saw the marvelous photo of the Suffolk Cou ... More >>
Steve Levy, the newly hatched Republican gubernatorial candidate out of Suffolk County, keeps denying he was a candidate of the Working Families Party when he won reelection in 2007.
This is either a minor brain spasm, or some kind of Soviet-style, rewriting of history-type deal.
He just got in t ... More >>
Levy and LazioLong Island Republican Rick Lazio, who faces primary challenges from the left and right for the Republican gubernatorial nomination, got a boost today when he won the endorsement of the Executive Committee of Mike Long's Conservative Party in Brooklyn. Since its founding, the Co ... More >>
Via Elizabeth Benjamin in the Daily News, House Minority Whip (and Republican Rebranding specialist) Eric Cantor will be a special guest tonight at a fundraiser for self-funding millionaire Suffolk County House candidate Randy Altschuler. On the host committee: Bush loyalist, Iraq Coalition a ... More >>
The Times headline, "Paterson Has More Than $3 Million in War Chest," sounds promising for the Governor's 2010 campaign, until you find out further down that Paterson used to have $5.4 million, but spent a lot of it on peculiar ads, and has not been able to make the shortfall with donations, though ... More >>
This news should calm down angry AndyAndrew Cuomo got some great news yesterday with the announcement that Suffolk County executive Steve Levy may run for governor.
Cuomo's onetime sidekick and running-mate Charlie King rushed to the op-ed op-ed pages of the New York Post to declare how gre ... More >>
There's been a lot of talk about Andrew Cuomo challenging Governor Paterson for this year's Democratic nomination, but the attorney general has yet to step up (and Charlie Rangel thinks he won't). So that leaves the field open for Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, who is summoning an "expl ... More >>
We heard today about Steve Levy, the conservative Democrat who's considering a challenge to Governor Paterson. Now here's something a little more expected, though barely: Conservative Republican Pete King, who told Don Imus this morning that he's "looking at" a run against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand ... More >>
Oh yeah, in case you're wondering, there's a lot of talking going on in Albany and no sign of advancement. There's another special session scheduled momentarily. Democratic sorta-leader John Sampson says he'll run through some bills, and attempts to rebrand what we had come to know and love as the ... More >>