The Eight-Day Week
The One Hundred Black Men Inc. Annual Benefit Gala is honoring five civic and business leaders: the Honorable David N. Dinkins, the former New York City mayor and One Hundred Black Men Founder; Kevin Newell, executive vice president and global chief brand officer of McDonald’s (free Big Macs?); Carl McCall, former New York State comptroller Read More
The latest ad from the business-funded Committee to Save NY, features Cuomo ally, Carl McCall, who has already appeared in a radio ad for the cause.
Substantively, the ad is pushes back against groups urging for higher taxes, in order to fund programs that are facing major funding reductions under Cuomo’s proposal. Read More
Well, that pledge to avoid throwing mud didn’t last long.
After Andrew Cuomo vowed not conduct a campaign in the gutter, and Carl Paladino said he would focus on the economy, not on personal attacks, the two are back to sparring with one another this afternoon, this time over the issue Read More
ALBANY—Percy Sutton’s funeral, or State of the State?
That is the question, which officials have answered with either their presence or absence at the Capitol today–David Paterson, who will give the speech, is managing to do both by miracle of a State Police helicopter.
Michael Bloomberg is not here, but I ran into Read More
David Paterson, God bless him, remains publicly adamant that he will seek a full term in 2010.
There’s every reason to believe he means it, too. And yet it is still almost certain that, come September ’10, Mr. Paterson’s name will be nowhere near a New York Democratic primary ballot. Read More
In the minutes before a rare public appearance on June 18, Andrew Cuomo actually hid.
Rather than mingle with hospital employees and patients in an elevator bank at St. Vincent’s Hospital, where he was scheduled to announce the successful completion of an investigation into the health insurance industry, or to make his way to Read More
ALBANY—David Paterson—affable colleague, funny orator, passive and heretofore ineffective governor—is trying to show that he can be a fighter, after all.
In recent days, as polls continue to show him getting destroyed in a hypothetical primary next year against Andrew Cuomo, he has attemped to warn off would-be challengers from Read More
Asked who was going to carry the torch for Harlem as the old political guard enters obsolescence, Governor David Paterson responded, as is his wont, with a joke.
As he walked out of a St. Patrick’s Day breakfast at St. Bart’s church on 51st Street on March 17, Mr. Paterson told The Observer, “Somebody once Read More
Democratic State Senator Ruben Diaz, Sr.–who is running for re-election on both the Republican ticket and the Democratic one–wants to clear the air about a few things.
He called to say that his August 13 fund-raiser features Democratic State Senate Leader Malcolm Smith and conference co-chair Jeff Klein, but they are Read More
Carl McCall said that he just spoke with Lieutenant Governor David Paterson, who said he is "prepared to do what he needs to do" after Governor Eliot Spitzer seemed to admit today that he was involved in a prostitution ring.
"I just got off the phone with David," said McCall, "and he is also in Read More