Is GOP Leaving NY Senate Seat All To Hillary?
Pirro has been under pressure from top state GOP leaders to make the switch. It would leave Republicans with two active candidates for the Senate nomination, former Yonkers Mayor John Spencer, who is not well- known statewide, and tax attorney William Brenner, even less well- known.
Has Hillary reached Juggernaut status in
Independent polls have shown the former first lady, a potential 2008 presidential contender, with huge leads over Pirro and the other potential GOP challengers. And, as of the end of September,
had about $14 million in her campaign coffers. Clinton
Or, is this a case, once again, where Republicans will not support someone not in lock-step with the party line?
Pirro, a supporter of abortion and gay rights, also had major problems in her attempts to court support from leaders of the state Conservative Party. No Republican running statewide in
has won without Conservative Party support since 1974. New York
Maybe a bit of both?