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Rudy Giuliani Won't Run for Senate

Ex-NYC mayor effectively ends political career

(Newser) - Ending months of speculation, Rudy Giuliani will announce tomorrow that he will not run for US Senate. The former New York City mayor plans to remain a presence on the national GOP scene, seizing "an opportunity to engage in targeted races across the country," says a source. He... More »

Rudy Likely to Fill O'Reilly's Radio Gig

Giuliani in talks to succeed Bill O'Reilly

(Newser) - America’s Mayor may return to the radio waves, according to the New York Post, which reports that Rudy Giuliani is the leading candidate to succeed Bill O’Reilly when he leaves his syndicated show. Giuliani's camp isn't commenting, but Hizzoner has some experience being blunt behind the mike—he... More »

Rudy Scrambles to Catch Up in Florida

As rivals edge up in polls, Giuliani's focus on single state is questioned

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani's strategy of skipping ahead to Florida could still pay off big, or could leave him dead in the Gulf Coast water, reports the Guardian. Giuliani is now pulling out all the stops as he sinks behind John McCain in polls, and the rest of the field joins the... More »

Rudy's Camp Beseeches Donors

Campaign reportedly low on funds after Florida advertising spree

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani's campaign is urgently requesting funds, the New York Daily News reports, seemingly contradicting the camp’s denials of financial hardship. While staffers are going without paychecks this month—voluntarily, they say—Giuliani’s campaign manager emailed a plea to prospective donors yesterday. “I am asking you to... More »

McCain Takes National Lead; Giuliani Plummets

Giuliani's support off 13 points since September

(Newser) - A new poll shows John McCain ahead nationally among Republicans for the first time in a year, and a sliding Rudy Giuliani at his lowest mark in months. McCain is favored by 22% of GOP voters, with Giuliani at 20%, Mike Huckabee at 17%, and Mitt Romney at 12%. Giuliani... More »

Giuliani Calls Juggling $579K ‘Appropriate’

Candidate says money was reimbursed, blasts ‘political hit job’

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani has hit back against allegations of book-cooking, saying it was “perfectly appropriate” to bill $579,082 in security detail fees to obscure mayoral agencies, and the NYPD repaid the agencies in full. The cops were slow in paying their bills, he explained, and the peculiar invoicing was... More »

Mayoral Paper Shuffle Sullies Giuliani Record

Records routed through Rudy's own 'think tank' and then returned

(Newser) - First Hillary Clinton's papers from her tenure as first lady are locked up in the Clinton Library, buried under thousands of FOI requests that have priority. Now it turns out that Rudy Giuliani's mayoral papers—some some 2,100 boxes of them—were removed from City Hall and routed through... More »

The Real Rudy Hasn't Joined the Race Yet

America's Mayor is oddly absent on the campaign trail

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani holds a nice lead in the pack of GOP presidential candidates, but it's not a result of anything he's doing on the campaign trail, Peter Boyer reports in a profile in the New Yorker. The Rudy who's winning in the polls is America's Mayor, the guy who cleaned... More »

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