Hillary to Raise Money for NYC Mayoral Hopeful de Blasio

Thursday, 26 Sep 2013 06:34 PM

By Todd Beamon

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will host a fundraiser next month for New York City mayoral candidate Bill de Blasio.

The Democratic candidate's campaign announced the fundraiser on Thursday, The Washington Post reported. Details are being worked out.

De Blasio, the city's public advocate, is facing Republican Joe Lhota in a bid to succeed three-term Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

He is leading Lhota in the polls by more than 40 points, the New York Post reported Thursday. 

The election is Nov. 5. De Blasio won the Democratic primary earlier this month.

Last week, Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, endorsed de Blasio's campaign

"Bill de Blasio has been a friend to both President Clinton and Secretary Clinton for many years," a spokesman for the Clintons said. "They were proud to see him run a thoughtful, creative campaign about the issues, and they are behind him as he moves on to the general election as the Democratic nominee."

Having served in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Clinton administration, de Blasio worked as campaign manager in Hillary Clinton’s successful run for the U.S. Senate in 2000.

Hillary Clinton is considered a leading Democratic presidential candidate for 2016.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

Rubio Showing Growing D.C. Donor Base

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 16:35 PM

Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio hasn't brought in the most money of any potential 2016 presidential candidate during . . .

GOP Making Bold Play for US Senate Seat in Oregon

Sunday, 20 Apr 2014 11:28 AM

The GOP is making a bold play for a U.S. Senate seat in reliably Democratic Oregon, where a Republican hasn't been elect . . .

Viguerie: Time for Tea Party to Take Back 'Hijacked' Republican Party

Saturday, 19 Apr 2014 21:00 PM

Tea party conservatives who are angry at establishment Republicans for allowing the GOP to be hijacked need to "take o . . .

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved