Earlier this month, a story splashed across the front page of the Post warned that representatives from more than a dozen New York City hedge funds had “crossed the border” to meet with Connecticut Governor Jodi Rell. Over fried calamari, the governor reportedly pitched the executives on moving their businesses to her state: Read More
By all appearances, David Paterson now has something he has so glaringly lacked since last year: a game plan for winning a full term in 2010.
As the Observer's Jimmy Vielkind noted, the governor has begun employing a cohesive, aggressive strategy to cultivate specific key constituencies—an aggressive push for gay marriage, for instance, Read More
The G.O.P. is at war with itself. Or so we're told.
Unaccustomed to their new minority status and unsure how to handle a Democratic president with enormous popularity and considerable legislative momentum, Republicans are dividing themselves into opposing camps, each convinced that a different formula will return them to glory.
This, at least, is Read More
Pat Quinn’s moment is about to arrive – finally. Illinois’ lieutenant governor, who has toiled for decades in the less visible rungs of state politics, will ascend to the state’s top job whenever Rod Blagojevich steps down or is dragged from it. (Does anyone seriously believe that Blagojevich, arrested by federal agents before Christmas on Read More
Read Steve Cohen’s take on the “greening” of the new Mets ballfield and a new green software-helper for Major Leage Baseball. [Steve Cohen]
Johnny Depp, Snoop Dogg, Harrison Ford, and 50 Cent join forces to free Lolita from imprisonment. No, it’s not an action-adventure movie; it’s a benefit concert to free a whale from Read More