Tags: gillibrand | ford | obama | new | york | senate

Obama Offers Gillibrand Support Over Ford

Monday, 01 Feb 2010 03:38 PM

 

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
ALBANY, N.Y. -- Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is getting fundraising help from President Barack Obama's former campaign manager as she faces a possible primary challenge from Harold Ford Jr.

The Gillibrand campaign says David Plouffe will be the featured speaker at a Feb. 22 breakfast fundraiser at a New York City law firm.

Plouffe was recently tapped by the president to help keep tabs on 2010 midterm races. His planned appearance at the $250-a-ticket fundraiser is further evidence of White House support as Gillibrand seeks election to the Senate seat she has held for a year.

Ford, a former Tennessee congressman, has been meeting with voters and Democratic leaders across the state as he flirts with a possible primary challenge.

© Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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

Ford O'Connell: Primary Battle Will Hurt GOP Senate Hopes in NC

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 18:35 PM

North Carolina has a Republican candidate capable of unseating Democratic incumbent Kay Hagen provided he can survive th . . .

Ford O'Connell: Tom Cotton Will Have Tough Race for Senate

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 18:02 PM

Republican Rep. Tom Cotton has a tough road ahead if he is going to defeat the incumbent name-you-know in a key Arkansas . . .

New AFP Ads Target Four Incumbent Dems for Backing Obamacare

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 17:35 PM

Americans for Prosperity on Wednesday launched television ads in four states targeting Democratic legislators seeking re . . .

Most Commented

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