Outside Bernard Schwartz's election-night party at the Rainbow Room at Rockefeller Center, investment banker Bob Towbin said tonight is "a great American event."
The Democratic bundler was in a good mood, surrounded by most of the city's major Clintonites.
Asked about the future of the Republican ticket, he joked, "Sarah Palin will an Read More
DENVER–Less than a day after the Democratic Party nominated Barack Obama as its candidate for President, two of Hillary Clinton’s strongest supporters held a private meeting with top donors to talk about some close-to-the-ground methods of improving his performance in the critical swing states of Ohio and Pennsylvania.
“It was a mix of Obama Read More
If you read only The New York Times , you might be terribly worried about the harm inflicted on American national security when sensitive defense-related information was supposedly given to the Chinese by Loral Space & Communications Ltd. If you listened to the Republicans in Congress, you might believe that Loral–a New York-based company headed Read More
If Damon Runyon had concocted the brouhaha that is currently playing out over the remnants of his estate, he would have written it funny. As this is a real tale, however, few people are laughing. “It’s a sad history of a family,” Runyon’s grandson, Richard Runyon McCann, told The Transom.
Mr. McCann and his mother, Read More
Johnny Chung, the shady businessman who insinuated himself into the White House 49 times, seems to have believed that he could buy clout with donations to the Democratic Party-and on the cheap, too. The Clinton aides whose warnings about this “hustler” were stupidly or venally ignored proved more accurate than they could have known. According Read More