June 1, 1999 |
New York Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani, contemplating a Senate race, had some fun at the expense of First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is also considering the same Senate bid. Giuliani, who has a penchant for dressing in costume--he wore a dress and wig on NBC-TV's "Saturday Night Live"--donned a red Arkansas jacket and cap and announced he was headed to Little Rock. "I'm going to say, 'I've never lived in Arkansas. I've never worked in Arkansas. I've never been to Arkansas.
December 9, 1999 |
If President Clinton seems a tad forlorn these days, who can blame him? With both his vice president and his wife in various stages of leaving him, Clinton indeed cuts a lonely figure at times. "We don't have lunch every week, and I miss that terribly," the president said of Al Gore during an hourlong news conference Wednesday.
April 4, 2000 |
Hillary Rodham Clinton said Monday that Rudolph W. Giuliani is tapping into a network of right-wing, non-New Yorkers to help pile up his fund-raising lead in their Senate contest. The first lady said the Republican New York mayor is utilizing a "broad national network of people who are opposed to what I would do in the Senate." "He is playing on their fears and sending out these direct-mail requests and people that are seeing them are responding to it," said Mrs.
April 16, 2000 |
Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani's Senate campaign is far ahead of Hillary Rodham Clinton's in the fund-raising race, but huge numbers of small checks are helping both campaigns get rich, according to Federal Election Commission filings released Saturday. Giuliani's campaign raised $7.36 million between Jan. 1 and March 31, while Clinton raised $4.73 million, the campaigns reported.
May 2, 2000 |
A former Republican congressman joined the race for Senate on Monday, endangering Rudolph W. Giuliani's grasp on conservative votes that have kept the New York City mayor neck-and-neck with Hillary Rodham Clinton in the polls. "Right now, they're popping the champagne corks at Clinton campaign headquarters," GOP consultant and television commentator Jay Severin said Monday after former Rep. Joseph DioGuardi announced his candidacy. Clinton spokeswoman Karen Dunn said the campaign had no comment.
May 30, 2000 |
Rep. Rick Lazio (R-N.Y.) fell and cut his lip during a Memorial Day parade Monday, and it took eight stitches to close up the wound. Lazio, who recently replaced New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani as the GOP Senate candidate challenging Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton, stopped along the parade route in this Long Island town to shake hands. He was sprinting back to rejoin the march--as he had done several times before--when he lost his footing and fell on his face.