Joseph Bruno, the majority leader of the State Senate, took the floor at a meeting of New York’s most influential conservatives with something between caution and contrition.
It was early November, and Mr. Bruno had recently pushed through a package of tax increases over the objections of his fellow Republican, Governor George Pataki. Now, in Read More
Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno, who is in the midst of a bitter budget war with his fellow Republican,Governor George Pataki, is about to get help from a powerful ally: Local 1199, the hospital workers’ union. The union, which runs one of the most powerful political operations in the state, is preparing to spend $4 Read More
On the evening of Dec. 15, in the Upper East Side apartment of Democratic donor Sally Minard, Hillary Clinton rose to address a crowd of about 50 supporters. Mrs. Clinton began with an anecdote about a meeting earlier that evening with her longtime nemesis, Rush Limbaugh, according to people in attendance.
Mrs. Clinton recounted that Read More