Meet Bill Thompson: The Christine Todd Whitman of New York politics.
Not since 1990, when Whitman – then an unknown, underfunded one-time county official whose longshot campaign against Senator Bill Bradley was universally dismissed by the press and pundits – inexplicably pulled off a near-upset on Election Night have we experienced a surprise quite like Read More
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Michael Bloomberg arrived for dinner at the Oklahoma home of former Senator David Boren wearing red–the University of Oklahoma school’s color–and bearing three boxes of Junior’s cheesecake.
“I always bring a house warming gift when I visit someone and I can’t think of anything more appropriate than three Junior’s cheesecakes,” Read More
Former Environmental Protection Agency head Christie Whitman defended her agency's handling of the clean-up at Ground Zero, telling a congressional hearing today that, "I and other E.P.A. officials publicly urged rescue and recovery workers to wear respiratory gear that E.P.A. had secured."
She went on to tell Congress that the city took responsibility Read More
“I have no interest, for the record.”
That was the latest Bloomberg denial about his ambitions for higher office. This time, it was in response to the idea of running for governor, delivered during a Q&A in City Hall just now about new efforts to promote his environmental policies.
At another point in Read More
In anticipation of former EPA head Christie Whitman’s testimony about the air at Ground Zero, the Rudy Giuliani campaign pushed back against her over her accusations that the former mayor prevented her from enforcing safety standards at Ground Zero.
In response to Whitman's claim, the Giuliani campaign pointed out this clip of Whitman claiming the Read More