Author: Rich Boatti

A lifelong New Yorker, Rich got involved as a volunteer with Act Now in the 2004 election cycle, and continued his activism in 2006 and cycles since. Rich got his start in politics as an intern in Hillary Clinton’s Senate office in 2003-04. In 2006, Rich was the Deputy Policy Director for the Tom Suozzi for Governor campaign and from 2005-2007 he served as President of the Fordham Law Democrats while he attended Fordham Law School. Since 2007, Rich has been a contributing editor at the Albany Project, New York’s premiere progressive blog and was a credentialed blogger at the 2008 Democratic National Convention.

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The Big Guns Come Out for Klein

David Nir at Daily Kos has decided to put this legislative race on the national map, calling Jeff Klein “The Biggest Douchebag Democrat in New York:” [Klein] further insisted that his buddies in the GOP were “committed to seeing major pieces of progressive legislation pass the Senate” …Here’s just a small sampling of the progressive priorities that mainstream Democrats are prepared to pass, but that Klein’s puppeteer, Skelos, has stymied in the Senate: • The Women’s Equality Act, a 10-point … Read More

“Grand Slam?” More Like Leaving the Bases Loaded

It’s officially baseball season and Governor Cuomo just touted his budget signing as a “Grand Slam” Unfortunately, it’s more like leaving the bases loaded: Stranded on First: Campaign Finance Reform Stranded on Second: The NY Dream Act Stranded on Third: The Moreland Commission and any/all of its recommendations. Striking out at bat:The will of New York Voters who year after year supply more votes for Senate Democrats than Senate Republicans yet are still left with a Republican Senate. This is … Read More

Strategic Voter Registration with Sheryl Crow

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a registration drive at the Sheryl Crow Concert at Jones Beach! Registering Long Island residents who like Sheryl Crow is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the Republican State Senate members on Long Island. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!

Strategic Voter Registration at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a series of registration drives at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan. Registering Staten Island residents who commute via ferry is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the scandal-plagued Republican House member Michael Grimm. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!

Strategic Voter Registration at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a series of registration drives at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan. Registering Staten Island residents who commute via ferry is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the scandal-plagued Republican House member Michael Grimm. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!

Strategic Voter Registration at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a series of registration drives at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan. Registering Staten Island residents who commute via ferry is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the scandal-plagued Republican House member Michael Grimm. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!

Strategic Voter Registration at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a series of registration drives at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan. Registering Staten Island residents who commute via ferry is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the scandal-plagued Republican House member Michael Grimm. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!

Strategic Voter Registration at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a series of registration drives at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan. Registering Staten Island residents who commute via ferry is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the scandal-plagued Republican House member Michael Grimm. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!

Strategic Voter Registration at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a series of registration drives at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan. Registering Staten Island residents who commute via ferry is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the scandal-plagued Republican House member Michael Grimm. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!

Strategic Voter Registration at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal

ACT NOW’s Strategic Voter Registration Drive is kicking into high gear this spring and summer with a series of registration drives at the Staten Island Ferry Terminal in Manhattan. Registering Staten Island residents who commute via ferry is a treasure trove of Democratic votes that will help efforts to unseat the scandal-plagued Republican House member Michael Grimm. If you’re interested, please reply to this post. We hope to see you there!