Rick Lazio

Tough-Talking Paladino Seen Solidifying Democrats’ Base

Buffalo millionaire, Republican gubernatorial nominee, not likely to put together winning coalition in state, experts say.

09/16/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

The upset victory of Buffalo developer and Tea Party activist Carl Paladino in Tuesday’s Republican primary for governor over Rick Lazio is likely to solidify the Democrats’ most crucial voting blocs — including Jews — and drive most independents into the Democrats’ camp as well in November’s election, observers say.

GOP nominee Carl Paladino

The Jewish Week Interviews Republican Gubernatorial Candidate Rick Lazio

Part 1: Jewish Week assistant managing editor Adam Dickter interviews former Rep. Rick Lazio

Mosque Wars Hit New York Governor’s Race

07/13/2010
Assistant Managing Editor

 The controversy over construction of a cultural center that includes a mosque near Ground Zero has emerged as an attack point for GOP underdog Rick Lazio in his race for governor against Democrat Andrew Cuomo.

Is Rick Lazio, left, playing the Muslim card?
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