Just after handing him a dramatic win, the state Court of Appeals has dealt a setback to George Pataki, dulling what could have been a key selling point for someone looking to position himself as a tough-on-crime conservative in 2008.
From the AP:
“New York’s highest court ruled Tuesday that the state _ Read More
The 2006 election was a tough one for the New York Republicans: John Faso, who never had much of a shot, and Jeanine Pirro and Christopher Callaghan, each of whom enjoyed a brief moment of hope, were wiped out by a Democratic tidal wave.
But perhaps no one better represents the poster child for beleaguered-Republican Read More
So here’s a new wrinkle in the guessing game of who will replace Stephen Minarik as state Republican chair.
Along with the usually mentioned names – Nassau County Leader Joe Mondello, President Nixon’s son-in-law Ed Cox, and Joe Bruno’s aide Ed Lurie – comes another one from a Republican consultant who swears it’s not a Read More
Andrew Cuomo just delivered his victory speech in front of the entire Cuomo clan, including his father, who was beaming at the wing.
He thanked Jeanine Pirro for her “commitment to public service” and promised that as New York’s Attorney General he will be the “great equalizer.”
He said that he would work to Read More
Happy Election Day! This is all the event info we’ve received, so if something’s missing, please email us or throw it in the comments section.
Eliot Spitzer votes at P.S. 6 in Manhattan.
David Paterson votes at P.S. 175 in Manhattan.
Andrew Cuomo votes at the High School for Leadership in Manhattan.
Alan Hevesi Read More
Bill Clinton is reincarnated.
The chairman of the Working Families Party wants to bet that his party will get more votes than the Conservative Party.
Ben notes that so far, no evidence has surfaced to prove that the Republican robo-calls made in a some close congressional races here are Read More
The Times looks at who might join Eliot Spitzer’s administration.
Spitzer said he would send more money to private schools.
Barack Obama has donated more money to Democrats nationwide than Hillary Clinton. [UPDATE: Newsday's Glenn Thrush clarifies this story here.]
Charles Krauthammer writes in the Wall Street Read More
When Jeanine Pirro’s marriage exploded into the papers amid news of a federal probe into her alleged effort to get wiretap her husband, David Paterson reacted by striking a sympathetic note for her as a fellow public servant.
The other day, I asked him if he didn’t have similarly empathetic feelings about Read More
That’s Jeanine Pirro at the Andrew Cuomo trail, which her campaign said proves Cuomo misused funds while he was the federal housing secretary.
From Team Pirro:
“In August 2000, Holley, New York, opened the Andrew Cuomo Canalway Trail, built from a $1 million HUD grant under the Canal Corridor Initiative. The trail is Read More
Not willing to let a bad story die quietly, John Spencer took a swipe at Ben today for quoting him suggesting that Hillary Clinton had plastic surgery.
Referring back to the denial strategy I thought he abandoned, Spencer told The Resident that Ben’s article “was a Read More