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UFT throws its backing behind Addabbo in SD15
UFT throws its backing behind Addabbo in SD15
News Terence M. Cullen 9/26/2012 at 12:30PM

Citing his record in both the city council and Albany, the United Federation of Teachers (UFT) and a number of elected officials rallied for State Senator Joseph Addabbo as the incumbent seeks re-election in November. “We’ve had a very good relationship with Joe because of the work that he has done on the behalf of [...]

Ulrich wins primary, set to face Addabbo in November
Ulrich wins primary, set to face Addabbo in November
News Terence M. Cullen 9/14/2012 at 12:48AM

In a primary that saw attacks on matters outside of the issues, both candidates in the general election for State Senate District 15 have vowed the race to November 6 will be a clean fight. Councilmember Eric Ulrich defeated Forest Hills lawyer Juan Reyes in a September 13 Republican primary — a rarity in the [...]

Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani to endorse Ulrich after opponent’s inflammatory mailer
Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani to endorse Ulrich after opponent’s inflammatory mailer
News Terence M. Cullen 9/12/2012 at 2:28PM

Following a mailer criticizing Councilmember Eric Ulrich for associating with Democratic and gay politicians, Former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani today will endorse the senate hopeful on the eve of the Republican primary for State Senate District 15. Friends of Juan Reyes — the campaign for Ulrich’s opponent — has sent out several mailers leading up to [...]

War chests, war of words increase as primary approaches
News Terence M. Cullen 9/10/2012 at 5:08PM

As primary campaigns for the 15th State Senate District came to a close, campaign funds and mudslinging came to a head. Although Councilmember Eric Ulrich outraised opponent Juan Reyes by hundreds of thousands of dollars, the Reyes camp spent $9,000 more to sway voters before polls open, according to 11-day Pre Primary disclosure reports released [...]

A Giuliani connection in the 15th Senate District
News Terence M. Cullen 7/31/2012 at 10:42AM

There are four Rudolphs in the Giuliani family, two of whom went into politics. Rudolph W. L. “Rudy” Giuliani served as mayor of New York City from 1994 to 2001, and has been nicknamed “America’s Mayor.” Rudolph S. Giuliani, a second cousin, is cutting out a life in politics for himself, currently serving as chief-of-staff [...]

Candidates start slinging mud in 15th Senate District
News Terence M. Cullen 7/10/2012 at 5:02PM

Though the 15th Senate District Republican Primary is still two months away, there has already been heavy campaigning — and a lot of mudslinging. A mailer sent out by the Juan Reyes campaign last month claimed that incumbent councilmember and State Senate hopeful Eric Ulrich was the choice of Republican party insiders. “If the Albany [...]