Most members of the long roster of Republican presidential candidates participated in a forum in New Hampshire Monday night. The quick-fire questions and answers came days before the first debate Thursday in Cleveland.
Becoming the first New York governor to run for president since Nelson Rockefeller, former three-term Republican Governor George Pataki jumped into the race this morning in a YouTube campaign video before appearing in New Hampshire. Pataki served from 1995 through 2006 and has flirted with running for the White House in past elections. Pataki is a former Peekskill mayor and state Senator.
Former New York Governor Republican George Pataki was in Essex, New York earlier this week to speak at an education conference. He also took some time to talk with WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley about several issues including his reflections on a possible run for president.
Former Governor George Pataki was in Essex Tuesday to talk to educators from across the globe. Before his presentation, he spoke with reporters, including WAMC’s North Country Bureau Chief Pat Bradley, about his presidential aspirations and other state issues.
Former three-term New York Governor George Pataki, a Republican who is considering a run for president, spoke with reporters including WAMC's Pat Bradley at a conference in Essex Tuesday afternoon. Here are some highlights:
Former New York Governor George Pataki is in a large field of Republicans considering the launch of a presidential campaign for 2016. Even with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney last week announcing he would not seek a run, the GOP field mulling a bid remains crowded. WAMC’s Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Allison Dunne spoke with a few local elected officials about what Pataki would bring to the race.