NY GOP mulls removing Dede from top post

by Andy Barr Politico.com 11/6/2009

Dede Scozzafava, the Republican nominee who issued an election eve endorsement of Democrat Bill Owens in the Nov. 3 New York special election, will meet with Assembly Minority Leader Brian Kolb Monday to discuss whether she will be stripped of her assembly leadership position.

POLITICO has learned that Kolb will […]

Party calls for Investigation of Pelosi-Scozzafava Deal

The Gouverneur Times Northern New York News Written by Contributor 11/4/2009

Reacting to media reports that Nancy Pelosi “secretly” dispatched a top lieutenant to meet with Dede Scozzafava before the Assemblywoman’s shocking endorsement of Bill Owens, Conservative Party Chairman Mike Long called for a Federal Election Commission investigation of any “illicit inducements” that may have […]

Dede vs. Doug: nobody but us ‘got it’

by Stephen Kruiser StephenKruiser.com Saturday, October 31, 2009

…Let’s be clear, I’m not one of those conservatives who is always prattling on about RINOs. In fact, this, I believe, is the first time the term has ever appeared in a blog post of mine. I have no problem with moderates in the GOP. What I […]

RNC-backed Scozzafava drops out of NY #23 Congressional race

The move comes on the heels of a new poll that showed Republican Dede Scozzafava had fallen behind her two competitors in a race too close

FoxNews.com October 31, 2009

Republican state Assemblywoman Dierdre Scozzafava has suspended her campaign for upstate New York’s 23rd Congressional District seat, giving a possible boost to Conservative Party nominee […]

Did NRCC staff put the fix in for Dede?

The Other McCain Robert Stacy McCain Wednesday, October 28, 2009

NY23: Dan Riehl on GOP bungling — did NRCC staff put the fix in for Dede? UPDATE: Mike Long’s Reaction

UPDATE 1:50 p.m.: Mike Long, chairman of the New York Conservative Party, said he had not seen Dan Riehl’s report, but in a brief telephone […]

NY District 23: Dem. Owens’ Wife Connected to Debate Moderator

by Stephen Foley The Minority Report Blog October 27, 2009

Bill Owens wife, Jane Owens, is on the executive staff of PBS in Plattsburgh the very orginization that is moderating the debate SUNY. Jane Owens, Director of Outreach and Education Mountain Lake PBS.

Ali, Eric, and I have been hearing all around the district that […]