Howard Wolfson is a Democratic political strategist. He served as a counselor to the former Mayor of New York City Michael Bloomberg, replacing Kevin Sheekey as Deputy Mayor of New York City for governmental affairs...
We know at some point the Republicans will sort out this process and choose a nominee. In the meantime, Sen. Clinton will continue focusing on being the best senator she can be and delivering for the people of New York.
We want New Yorkers to see the real Hillary and obviously we're looking forward to it.
She wanted to make the most informed decision possible. She wanted for the report to come out, she wanted to see the report and issue a statement at that point.
New Yorkers can 'absolutely not' expect more from her.
Carefully staged photo ops won't change the fact that Rick Lazio has committed legislative malpractice.
But that doesn't mean whoever we end up running against (in 2006) isn't going to be well-funded. Given that, we need to prepare.
I can't imagine too many voters rising in defense of the corrupt practices of the GOP House.
He had no coattails, so there's not a single member of the City Council who owes their election to him,
he wants to avoid for as long as possible talking about national issues.
It is a party building ad that portrays the priorities and values of the Democratic Party.
Over the next months Mrs. Clinton will travel throughout the state, meeting with New Yorkers in small groups and listening to them discuss the issues that concern them the most. Hillary Clinton is eager to begin this tour and looks forward to listening to New Yorkers across the state.
Republicans in New York are growing increasingly embarrassed by Mr. Spencer's campaign, so it's no surprise that the GOP field is once again in disarray.
Spitzer has been raising money for a while, whereas Pataki's indecision froze the field and prevented Republicans from raising money until relatively late in the game.
We now only have one announced candidate in this race. I think it's time for the mayor to either put up or shut up, and let's start talking about the issues that New Yorkers care about.
William Weld is running because he is bored. Eliot Spitzer is running to make a difference.
We have our eyes on the prize, focusing on the election in November and the real differences in this race. That's the debate we've been focusing on.
We are pleased that so many New Yorkers continue to strongly approve of the job Senator Clinton is doing for New York.
This strong support is gratifying, but we aren't taking anything for granted.
While Republicans make baseless charges, play politics, and run against each other in their primary, Hillary Clinton is spending her day working hard as senator for the people of New York.
While Ms. Pirro decides whether to run for Senate, attorney general, or neither, Senator Clinton continues to work hard in the Senate for all New Yorkers.
We at the Hillary campaign wish Ms. McFarland the best and hope she gets the rest she needs.
We believe in the primary process, not secret backroom deals.
We are very pleased by our success. Hillary's candidacy has energized people across New York State.
Earlier this year, the AP called the state party and said they were unhappy with the fact that the state party was placing their stories on their site in full.
Flip-flopping and pandering to New York conservatives is no way to begin a gubernatorial campaign.
There's no question that we feel very good about the position we're in because Senator Clinton has done such a good job. But that doesn't mean whoever we end up running against isn't going to be well-funded. Given that, we need to prepare.
Sometimes numbers speak louder than words. These numbers aren't breaking a whisper.
No wonder Ms. Pirro raised so little money,
As a strategist, he's as good as they come. I think of guys like him and Mike McKeon as the A-team when it comes to Republican politics in New York.
This morning, we filed a statement of organization with the Federal Election Commission to establish the Hillary Rodham Clinton for U.S. Senate Exploratory Committee.
It's not unusual for party building ads to feature a prominent member of the party.
It's the difference between night and day. It's the difference between being a sitting first lady running in a state she had never lived in, to being a successful senator representing New York.
Once again the GOP field is in disarray.
The Navy should not be using a small inhabited island for live bombing training. The bombing should end immediately and it should end permanently.
Six years ago, she asked New Yorkers to take a chance on her. Over that time period, she has proven herself to be a good senator and an effective advocate for the people of this state.
Six years ago, our biggest goal to was to get through the day and win an election. I wasn't thinking in terms of the future. But at the same time, I knew her and I had confidence that she would be a great senator and the people of New York would respond well to her.
I'm not going to speculate on his motives, but I'm pleased to see it.
In fairness, I think Bush knew he would get blamed for Virginia, one way or another. Given that, they probably thought they would do what they could.
If Mr. Spencer wants to know why Republicans keep trying to find alternatives to him, he should look in the mirror.
If the question is whether people were offered stays in exchange for contributions, the answer is no.
If the president and the White House spent half as much time worrying about the runaway deficit and the broken Medicare system as they do about Hillary Clinton, the country would be in much better shape.
I think New York knows that the Clintons are fighters. This is not a woman who turns tail at the first sign of trouble. She's committed to this and she's in it.
I think New York knows that the Clintons are fighters, ... This is not a woman who turns tail at the first sign of trouble. She's committed to this and she's in it.
Hillary made a good faith offer this morning based on yesterday's negotiations. We hoped that Mr. Lazio would accept Hillary's offer. All he needed to say was one word -- OK -- but we got double talk instead. We're hoping he will reconsider.