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Former New York Governor George Pataki may be a long shot, but he's still considering a run for the 2016 Republican nomination.

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last 24 hours | lohud
George Pataki's candidacy at crucial point - The Journal News | LoHud.com
"...This week is shaping up as a critical one for the presidential candidacy of former Republican Gov. George Pataki of New York, who barely registers as a blip in national polls.On Monday night, Peekskill's own Pataki set himself apart from 13 other GOP hopefuls as the only candidate committed to working with Democrats to find a legislative alternative to the Affordable Care Act as part of an effort to repeal it. I will work to get Democrats to support our conservative policies,'' Pataki said at a forum broadcast by C-Span from Manchester, N.H.. I did that in New York.''On Thursday, Pataki will participate in another forum, in Cleveland, ahead of the first GOP presidential debate there hosted by Fox News. That forum, to be held at 5 p.m., will include Republican candidates who don't make the cut for the debate at 9 p.m. featuring the 10 with the highest polling numbers. It also will be hosted by Fox News...." see full article


865 days ago | nydailynews
Presidential hopeful George Pataki fails to list party on committee form – but ... - New York Daily News

"...Pro-choice, George Pataki has repeatedly been called too moderate to seek the presidential nomination of today's hard-right GOP.So it's notable that that former New York Governor failed to list his political party in a Statement of Organization for an exploratory committee he formed last month before announcing his presidential bid...." see full article


925 days ago | unionleader
Jonah Goldberg: The false populism of George Pataki - The Union Leader
"...That's why his populist shtick rings so false. In his announcement speech last month, he said that if elected President, The first thing I would do is ban members of Congress from ever lobbying. If you serve one day, you are banned, go home. That sounds great, though how a President has the power to do anything of the sort is beyond me.He barked at Washington politicians, From now on, you will live under the same rules and laws we do ... no special rules for the powerful. Again, great stuff, but a bit hard to take from the guy who vowed to sell off New York state's fleet of planes and then, once elected, used them as his private airline...." see full article


925 days ago | peekskill.dailyvoice
Peekskill Embracing Native Son George Pataki's Presidential Run - The Daily Voice
"...George Pataki may be a longshot in his run for the Republican nomination but he has the support of his hometown of Peekskill.Pataki, a Garrison resident who served as governor for three terms and announced his candidacy last week, was born and raised in Peekskill. He was elected mayor in 1981 and was later elected as assemblyman and state senator before ascending to the governor's office in 1994. Pataki now lives in Garrison...." see full article


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925 days ago | washingtonpost
George Pataki speaks up for respect and tolerance - Washington Post (blog)

"...I don't think every GOP candidate needs to speak out on this any more than I think it was necessary for every Republican to denounce Rudy Giuliani's remarks about the president's love of country. But if asked, candidates would be wise to distance themselves from Huckabee's remarks and attitude. They need not play into the stereotype of the mean-spirited conservative. Truth be told, the perception that the GOP is not inclusive (be it on immigration, gay rights or other topics) hobbles the party's appeal to a range of voters not limited to gays and minorities. Young people, urbanites, secular Americans, and yes, white and religious voters, don't want to be seen as intolerant or cruel and they don't want to associate with candidates who are...." see full article


927 days ago | latimes
The false populism of George Pataki - Los Angeles Times
"...I keep thinking we're done with George Pataki but like an order of bad clams, he keeps coming back up on me.The three-term Republican governor of a famously blue state seems like a serious 2016 presidential contender on paper until you read the fine print.Pataki had a promising start as New York governor. He beat Democratic icon Mario Cuomo in 1994. He cut income taxes 25% and trimmed others as well. In his first two years in office, spending went down 2.5%...." see full article


928 days ago | inquisitr
George Pataki Guarantees: 'I Can Beat Hillary Clinton' - The Inquisitr
"...In order to beat Clinton, though, Pataki would first have to win the nomination from the GOP. In the days since he's joined the Republican candidate pool, George Pataki has made an effort to highlight his experience while making note of the differences between himself and the rest of the Republican field. So far, eight candidates have declared for the primary election, and at least five more are expected to announce their intentions to run.While George Pataki has been discounted and called a long shot by many pundits and media outlets, there is at least one analyst who believes Pataki to be the most qualified candidate to declare so far...." see full article


930 days ago | jsonline
George Pataki's pro-choice problem - Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
"...For some unfathomable reason, former New York Gov. George Pataki is now a presidential candidate.The biggest problem for Pataki isn't that he has been away from elected office for too long or that he has never been a particularly dynamic candidate or even that he's too liberal overall for a very conservative party. Those things are all true, and, yes, each of them would probably doom his effort anyway.But that doesn't matter. The highest hurdle for Pataki is that he's pro-choice in a party that has a large organized group with an absolute veto against presidential candidates who believe in abortion rights...." see full article


931 days ago | inquisitr
George Pataki Could Have A Dreamer Problem In Presidential Run - The Inquisitr
"...As the Latin Times points out, it was George Pataki who helped to make it possible for undocumented immigrants to pay in-state tuition to New York Universities back in 2002. Other states have been following suit ever since, but New York was one of the first, and that was thanks in large part to George Pataki.The question now is whether or not the Dreamers are going to be able to or even want to see past his campaigning in 2015 and look at what he did when he was actually governing. For a group feeling as though they are always under attack, it can't be easy to see someone considered an ally like George Pataki switching to an apparent enemy. Already considered a long shot, George Pataki is going to have to shore up his Dreamer vote if he wants to stay in the race...." see full article


931 days ago | nytimes
First Draft | George Pataki Flubs New Hampshire Locale in Kickoff Speech - New York Times

"...Presidential campaigns have become long, gaffe-filled affairs and former Gov. George Pataki found out on Thursday that the flubs can start as early as day one. The Republican from New York chose to kick off his candidacy in New Hampshire with a rally in Exeter. But as he rallied supporters with a rousing speech, Mr. Pataki appeared to lose his bearings for a moment, confusing Exeter with Nashua, which is about an hour drive away...." see full article


932 days ago | cnn
George Pataki makes long-shot bid for President - CNN

"...And Pataki doesn't fare much better among Republican elites, either: No prominent elected officials or donors have stepped forward to trumpet his bid in a field that many top Republicans tout as one of the most competitive they have ever seen.Given that support base, it is unlikely that Pataki will make the first Republican debate, which will be limited to the top 10 Republican hopefuls. That could stifle any efforts to increase his name identification among next year's voters But Pataki isn't likely to run a national campaign, if the pre-announcement build-up is any indication. Pataki has dedicated most of his travel to New Hampshire, the second nominating contest and a state where Pataki struggles equally as severely as he does in national surveys...." see full article


933 days ago | newsday
'No respect' George Pataki poised to make a move - Newsday
"...For all the respect he gets, former Gov. George Pataki may prove to be the Rodney Dangerfield of national politics. Still, he's expected to announce his bid for president Thursday in New Hampshire, adding yet another face to the GOP pack.Modern New York Republicans have a bleak record in national contests. Nelson Rockefeller, who served four terms as governor, lost presidential bids in 1960, 1964, and 1968 (and later served as an appointed vice president)...." see full article


937 days ago | newsday
George Pataki, politics' Rodney Dangerfield, poised to announce bid for president - Newsday
"...For all the respect he gets, former Gov. George Pataki may prove to be the Rodney Dangerfield of national politics. Still, he's expected to announce his bid for president Thursday in New Hampshire, adding yet another face to the GOP pack.Modern New York Republicans have a bleak record in national contests. Nelson Rockefeller, who served four terms as governor, lost presidential bids in 1960,......" see full article


937 days ago | observer
George Pataki, Mitt Romney and the Hillary Conundrum - New York Observer
"...And for a top level establishment candidate, Mr. Pataki has remarkable good Tea Party chops. None said it better in 2010: Obama's government-controlled health care significantly jeopardizes jobs, our economy and our children's futures by spending one trillion dollars and adding $600 billion in new taxes on families and businesses. ObamaCare represents an unprecedented overreach of the federal government into the lives of individuals and tramples on the Constitution as evidenced by 19 states filing suit against the federal power grab. Still there is a problem here; an error in thinking, generalized throughout conservative culture, which could land conservatives going into 2016 with a one-way ticket to Palookaville...." see full article


939 days ago | nytimes
Let George Do It - New York Times

"...Actually, I can understand how it slipped your mind. In 1999, when Pataki was still in office and much more famous than he is today, he went to New Hampshire to feel out his presidential prospects, and I remember having an argument with a cabdriver in Manchester who was sure that the governor of New York was Rudy Giuliani...." see full article


945 days ago | washingtonpost
The 2016 field is likely to increase by about half by the end of the month

"...Former New York governor George Pataki said on MSNBC Thursday that he'll announce if he's running for president on May 28  news most people greeted with some variation of the same joke. Regardless of how you feel about Pataki's potential candidacy, his announcement adds another event to an already busy, busy week for presidential politics to close out the month...." see full article


946 days ago | washingtonpost
George Pataki is going as a Koch brother for Halloween 2016

"...But, being a terrible political hack concerned only with "optics" and who goes out of his way to ignore matters of policy, that's not what struck me most about the ad. ..." see full article


946 days ago | newyorker
Running for President to Build Your Brand

"...Pataki is not well known outside of his home state, hasn't held elected office in eight years, and will turn seventy this summer. And yet he seems to be genuinely considering a run. The question, as when Pataki flirted with a bid four years ago, is why...." see full article


946 days ago | nbcnews
George Pataki to Announce Presidential Plans on May 28 - NBCNews.com

"...He would be considered an extreme longshot for the GOP nomination. He has low name recognition nationally and has barely registered in public polls. A new FOX News poll shows him with less than one percent support among GOP primary voters...." see full article


947 days ago | fitsnews
George Pataki Gets It Wrong On ISIS - FITSNews
"...Pataki is a second tier presidential prospect, which means almost any mention of his name translates into good news for his candidacy. In fact this article is great news for Pataki because it involves us calling him out on an issue that will likely help him among Republican primary voters in the Palmetto State...." see full article



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