In his budget presentation, Mayor Bloomberg pointed a critical finger at state and federal lawmakers who reduced their aid to the city.
In response, Governor Cuomo’s spokesman, Josh Vlasto, emailed to say:
“Facing a historic deficit, Governor Cuomo passed a budget that included both tough choices and dramatic reforms to get the state’s fiscal house Read More
President Obama’s visit to Ground Zero yesterday was the image that led newspapers front pages in New York and around the country. The coverage decisions were complicated slightly by reports yesterday that Osama bin Laden had been plotting a new attack on Ground Zero in time for the 10th anniversary of 9/11 attacks.
The New Read More
2012: ‘Gangster politics.’ [Kimberly Strassel]
Obama NYC: “When we say we will never forget, we mean what we say,” the president told firemen in Midtown. [Mike Amon]
Obama NYC: “brief but somber visit.” [Alison Bowen]
New York Times columnist Clyde Haberman is taking his act to the Internet.
Haberman emailed friends this evening to announce that after a somewhat abrupt ending of his 16-year print column last month, he’ll continue writing for The Times.
[S]tarting Monday I will begin a new column, offering my take on the Read More
Barack Obama laid a
reef wreath at Ground Zero a moment ago. In visits to a fire house and police station, the president was accompanied by former mayor Rudy Giuliani.
Obama took a moment to chat with Mayor Bloomberg, NY Governor Cuomo and NJ Governor Christie, at Ground Read More
Of all the unflattering numbers in Donald Trump. Photograph by Michele Asselin
Former President Clinton comes out in support of same-sex marriage, a sign of how far into the mainstream the LGBT agenda has become. (It was Clinton, after all, who signed things like the Defense of Marriage Act, which allows states the right to refuse same-sex marriages performed in other states; and Don’t Ask Don’t Read More