A reader who attended last night’s judicial convention sent over this photograph, which shows that among the people helping run the event was Jeff Feldman (at left).
Feldman is the former executive director of the Brooklyn Democratic Party, who agreed to testify against former county leader Clarence Norman who went to trial for selling Read More
One of the highest ranking African-American in Eliot Spitzer’s administration has a title, nine months after joining the administration.
Carl Andrews is, officially, the “Director of NYC Intergovernmental Office” according to this directory. The space next to Andrews’ name had been blank for nearly the entire time since Read More
Brooklyn Democratic County Leader Vito Lopez is hosting his annual county dinner for Brooklyn Democrats on Thursday, June 28 at The Fabulous Steiner Studios, according to an invitation a reader sent along.
The theme this year, like last year, is "Brooklyn is Back," a not-so-veiled reference to the organization's scandal-plagued era of Lopez's predecessor, Read More
What’ll be a bigger headache for Eliot Spitzer this weekend?
The television ads denouncing his plan to cut health care spending or the fallout from the conviction of Clarence Norman, whose right hand man, Carl Andrews, works for Spitzer but has no title.
– Azi Paybarah
Clarence Norman was convicted of larceny and coercion but cleared of five other charges.
Bill Thompson and Anthony Weiner unofficially kick off the 2009 season this April when they discuss middle class economics at a DMI forum.
Mitt Romney wants New York’s money out of Iran.
Yearly Kos will have an Read More
State lawmakers are leaning towards picking one of their own for the comptroller position.
Eliot Spitzer will present his $120 billion budget today.
Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno doesn’t want Spitzer to cut health care spending.
Good government groups want Spitzer to tweak the ethics package he proposed.
Margarita Lopez Torres, Read More
As Clarence Norman’s fourth trial gets underway — this one for allegedly selling judgeships in Brooklyn — I came across an recent back-issue of Hitz magazine that features a page-long interview with the former Brooklyn lawmaker.
The kind-of-poignant end quote: “God forgives but life does not.”
Here’s more from the Read More
Brooklyn District Attorney Charlie Hynes is girding for a nasty reelection fight after going after machine powerbroker Clarence Norman. Last night, he spoke at the Borough park residence of Ben Barber, a businessman and community liaison for Bill Thompson, and told an audience of roughly 125 people that he felt he needed to raise $1 Read More
Ben Barber – community leader in borough park, Bill Thompson’s rep to the Jewish community overall. Father minister for the bovo congregation.
In Cahrlie Hines house, he wants to rease 1 million until June
He knows that there is going to be an all out effort against him.
70-100 Read More
Ben thinks Chuck Schumer’s endorsement of Andrew Cuomo is not overwhelming. Also, Jeff Feldman may testify against Clarence Norman.
Joe Lieberman leads Ned Lamont in the latest polls.
Joe Bruno has a change of heart.
There is one Republican hoping to win her in Wisconsin because she slept with Read More