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  • Spitzer-less forum focuses on issues

    08/08/2013 10:39:09 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 2 replies
    Queens Chronicle ^ | 08/08/2013 | Michael Gannon
    Two of the men seeking to be New York City’s next comptroller touted their different backgrounds and experiences in an Aug. 1 forum in Laurelton, each saying his made him more qualified than the other to be the city’s next top financial officer. Democrat Scott Stringer is the Manhattan borough president and also served 13 years in the state Assembly. Republican John Burnett has spent more than 20 years in the financial services industry, including supervisory and management positions at Smith Barney and Merrill Lynch. Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer, who joined the Democratic campaign just prior to the deadline for...
  • Gillibrand backs Spitzer opponent in NYC race

    07/22/2013 3:10:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 5 replies
    The Hill ^ | 07/22/13 | Daniel Strauss
    "Scott will fight hard for middle class families and has the temperament and judgment to be extraordinarily successful," Gillibrand said in a statement. Gillibrand called Stringer the "best choice" for the job. "His experience as a trustee of the New York City Employee Retirement System, where he has helped to grow the city's pension funds and advance important shareholder initiatives around corporate governance, environmental stability and workplace safety positions him to be a great comptroller." Stringer was reportedly seen as the frontrunner in the race for comptroller until Spitzer jumped in. Polls now show Spitzer leading.Spitzer is attempting to revive...
  • Scott Stringer: tea party people are going after Jewish elected officials

    08/26/2010 11:44:02 AM PDT · by Big Bureaucracy · 21 replies
    Big Bureaucracy ^ | August 26th, 2010 | Ellie Velinska
    One of the most outrageous lies said during the Ground Zero Mosque controversy was told yesterday by Scott Stringer, Manhattan Borough President, on the O’Reilly Factor: A few very well orchestrated agitators have created a situation where we now see tea party people going after Jewish American elected officials. Mayor Bloomberg, myself, the speaker of our assembly Sheldon Silver. Shame on you Mr. Stringer! America knows that those who disagree with Mayor Bloomberg on the MosqueGate are doing so not because of he is Jewish, but because he is misleading the public on the issue from day one. Mayor Bloomberg...