Posts Tagged ‘Donald Trump’

Winners and Losers, February 28, 2014

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  Everyone seemed a bit jumpy this week: Sen. Tony Avella jumped to the IDC, Sen. Adriano Espaillat jumped back into the fray with Rep. Charlie Rangel, Assemblyman Micah Kellner jumped out of his race, and Donald Trump’s son-in-law jumped on Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Where will they land in our weekly winners and losers? That’s up to you.   Tony Avella - There’s nothing like joining a playoff-bound team midway through the season after spending time with one below .500. Avella’s… [More]

Is Observer Piece Hitting Schneiderman Trump’s Revenge?

Written by Nick Powell on . Posted in Blog, Daily, Heard Around Town, Latest, News, Other News

Is Donald Trump about to make good on his threat to “get even” with Attorney General Eric Schneiderman? The New York Observer will publish a lengthy profile of Schneiderman tomorrow that sources say will serve as payback for the lawsuit the attorney general filed against Trump University. Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is the publisher of the Observer. “It’s been clear for months that Donald Trump ordered up a hit piece in his son-in-law’s newspaper to retaliate against Schneiderman for bringing a… [More]

City & State TV: Geraldo Rivera

Written by Morgan Pehme on . Posted in Features, Interviews, Profiles

  For generations, Geraldo Rivera has been one of the most recognizable television journalists and talk show hosts in America. The host of the show Geraldo at Large and a regular contributor to the Fox News Channel, recently Rivera’s radio program on WABC shifted to a locally focused format centering on the New York area. City & State Editor Morgan Pehme spoke with the Peabody-award winning journalist about Bill de Blasio, the rise of Latino political power, the DREAM Act,… [More]

City & State TV: Steve McLaughlin

Written by Matthew Hamilton on . Posted in Video

Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin discusses the Republican Party’s chances in 2014 elections in New York, education reform and the NY SAFE Act in an interview with Matthew Hamilton. McLaughlin’s name was part of the gubernatorial candidate talks to begin the year, but at this point he says that a run is highly unlikely. That leaves businessman Donald Trump and Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino as the two big-name candidates considering a run, although Carl Paladino, who ran in 2010, has said… [More]

Family Supports Trump Run For Gov

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Campaigns/Elections, Features, Heard Around Town, News

Donald Trump, who has been flirting with a gubernatorial bid in New York, has yet to decide if he will challenge Gov. Andrew Cuomo. But if the businessman and TV reality show host listens to his family, he may be persuaded to jump into the race. “We have the privilege of working for him every day, but there is no one better at what he does,” Eric Trump, a vice president at the Trump Organization, told radio talk show host… [More]

Winners and Losers, December 6, 2013

Written by City & State on . Posted in Winners & Losers

  Will Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Moreland Commission pave the way for real reforms in Albany? Will Bill Bratton, Bill de Blasio’s pick for NYPD commissioner, scale back controversial stop-and-frisk tactics and keep the city safe? Will we get to see Carl Paladino duke it out with Donald Trump for a chance to give Cuomo a landslide re-election victory? All we know for sure is that, no matter what happens, there will always be more winners and losers. Can’t get enough… [More]

First Read – October 30, 2013

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WEATHER: Mostly cloudy; a chance of rain and snow in the Capital region. New York City, high 60; Albany, high 54; Buffalo, high 58.   ANONYMITY REVEALED: Exhibit A in the Moreland Commission’s criticism of the State Board of Elections’ policy of refusing to accept complaints submitted anonymously, was a case that sounded particularly well substantiated. In the hearing, the Commission kept the names involved confidential; City & State reveals them: http://bit.ly/1cqlwqO   CASINO WAGE DEAL A STATE MODEL? In a video interview,… [More]

Cool Hand Andrew? Casino Gambling Amendment Depends on a Little Luck

Written by Jon Lentz on . Posted in Budget/Taxes, Economic Development, News, Racing/Wagering

In early 1996, Rev. Tom Grey was attending a church convention in Rochester when he met a man who told him that they shared a common goal. Grey, then the executive director of the National Coalition Against Legalized Gambling, was committed to keeping casinos out of New York. Grey didn’t know it at the time, but the man who approached him was a lobbyist for Donald Trump, who owned three casinos in Atlantic City and wanted to quash any competition… [More]

Winners and Losers, August 30, 2013

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  It is the best of times, it is the worst of times, it is an age of wisdom, it is an age of foolishness, it is a season of belief, it is a season of incredulity. It is election season, and once again it was a week of winners and losers. Can’t get enough of our Winners and Losers? Tune in to the “The Capitol Pressroom” with Susan Arbetter each Friday at 11:05 a.m. to hear about our weekly… [More]