Last night, The New York Times reported Assemblyman Rory Lancman will be announcing his campaign against Republican Congressman Bob Turner today, and this morning, Mr. Lancman told The Politicker his campaign will be quite different from the special election waged last summer when former Congressman Anthony Weiner’s Twitter scandal left the seat suddenly vacant.
Mr. Turner famously used Israel as a wedge issue in that campaign, driving the conversation in his favor in the heavily Jewish district, but Mr. Lancman was unconcerned about the same thing happening to him.
“He can try,” Mr. Lancman responded. “But my Israel advocacy credentials are outstanding. It’s not just me talking the talk, but walking the walk.” Read More