Andrew Cuomo might not have read Wayne Barrett’s tome on Cuomo’ relationship with real estate magnate Andrew Farkas, but we were reminded that our own Anna Schneider-Mayerson spoke with both Cuomo and Farkas back in June.
The former HUD secretary sued Farkas for diverting federal funds to management instead of Read More
Okay, one more before we go back to reporting, you know, news:
Anna Schneider-Mayerson and John Koblin write about the surface unity of the New York delegation on the Middle East, while noting the real differences between, say, Charlie Rangel and Anthony Weiner on Israel’s use of force, or between Joe Crowley and Pete Read More
Jason Horowitz visits Suozziland.
Anna Schneider-Mayerson digs into Mark Green’s contributors.
Observer Classics features Mike Bloomberg and Mark Green.
Joe Conason uncovers congressional hypocrisy.
Jason Horowitz asks if this is the beginning of the end of Rudy’s bubble.
Anna Schneider-Mayerson reports that Karl Rove learned via blackberry that he would not be charged with a crime.
Matthew Schuerman reports on the courting of the 2008 Democratic convention.
In Opinions, Joe Conason, Niall Stanage Read More
Jason Horowitz reports on Iraq as rhetorical quagmire for New York’s politicians.
Anna Schneider-Mayerson reports on Andrew Cuomo’s private sector dealings.
Jason Horowitz and Nicole Brydson report on Bill Weld’s withdrawal from the race for Governor.
Joe Conason writes it’s politics as usual, instead of security.
Michael MacDonald writes in Read More
Jason Horowitz asks if Rudy can pass for a Republican, and how Hillary Clinton can help.
Legal reporter Anna Schneider-Mayerson profiles Mrs. Eliot Spitzer, better known as Silda Wall.
Joe Conason writes about leak etiquette.
Niall Stanage reports on politicians and Wal-Mart in New York City.
Nicholas Von Hoffman asks Read More
Ben and I revisit the story of the Manhattan Twelve, the roundtable of conservative scholars whose decision to “suspend” their support of President Nixon in 1971 bears an intriguing resemblance the rebellion brewing among conservatives incensed by the Harriet Miers Nomination. (Hat tip to the New York Post’s Ryan Sager who first noted Read More
I dig into the controversy over the City Council’s decision to subsidize security at only three cultural institutions, the Museum of Natural History, Lincoln Center, and BAM, which has perplexed and angered officials at other leading groups.
Anna Schneider-Mayerson chats with the liberal Democrat who is Karl Rove’s lawyer.
Matt Schuerman profiles Read More