Tuesday, February 12, 2013


McDonald NYers Hit By the Recession Mr Catsimatidis
NY1 Online: McDonald Makes Case For Mayor(NY1)Republican mayoral candidate George McDoanld disagrees with Republican mayoral candidate John Catsimatidis' claim that the city largely avoided the pain from the recession. [Road to City Hall]


NY1 Online: McDonald Makes Case For Mayor

NYP Uses McDonald's Help Of the Homeless to Attack There Opposition to the City's Campaign Finance System
 One sweet lawsuit(NYP) If McDonald were a billionaire, and this were his own money, he wouldn’t have any problem. He could finance his own campaign without limits, as Michael Bloomberg did in his successful runs for mayor.
George McDonald Focus On Unemploymemt
Advocate for the Homeless Announces a Mayoral Run(NYT) * Nonprofit Founder Jumps Into Mayoral Race(NY1)

George McDonald, founder of the homeless advocacy organization, the Doe Fund, officially announced his candidacy for mayor of New York City, running as a Republican after identifying as a Democrat for most of his life. * Democrat-turned-Republican and Doe Fund founder George McDonald formally launched his mayoral campaign.* George McDonald: Tackling NYC Unemployment Is Mayoral Job #1(NYSN) “My administration would have a laser-like focus on unemployment,” said McDonald, noting that the jobless rate was 9% citywide and nearly 12% in the Bronx.  

McDonald plans to run for NYC mayor(NYP) Joe Lhota isn’t the only Republican making moves in the mayoral race — advocate for the homeless George McDonald is staffing up ahead of a formal campaign launch next week


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