Both Senator Charles Schumer and Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will formally endorse City Comptroller William Thompson for mayor today in Union Square. However, City Room wonders, "But will Chuck or Kirsten actually say anything bad about Mike?"
That's because Schumer has previously praised Mayor Bloomberg, who also had Schumer's wife as DOT Commissioner for a while. Also, City Room notes, "Mr.
District Council 37—the city's largest union which represents municipal workers—threw its support behind City Comptroller William Thompon's mayoral bid yesterday. On why Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who won the endorsement in 2005, lost... Read Post
Photograph of Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer at the NY State Democratic Convention in Rye by Mary Altaffer/AP To no one's surprise, NY Democrats picked Senators Kirsten Gillibrand and Chuck Schumer to run for their Se... Read Post