One of Bill de Blasio’s most prominent backers today equated the Koch brothers with the Ku Klux Klan while introducing the mayoral front-runner at a church in Harlem. Read More
upping the ante
The claws have officially come out in the city comptroller’s race.
At a press conference devoted to revealing a new banking plan in East Harlem this afternoon, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer continued to wage an all-out verbal assault against his headline-grabbing rival, ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
“I look forward to comparing my record in the Assembly–where I wrote important laws combating domestic violence, where I actually initiated real reform ending empty seat voting in Albany–and contrasting it with Eliot Spitzer’s governorship, which was a total and complete failure,” Mr. Stringer told reporters. Read More