Now that State Senator Darrel Aubertine is out of the running, here's a quick review of the other potential Democratic candidates to replace John McHugh in Congress:
–Daniel French, a former federal prosecutor and aide to Senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan, considered by many to be one of the strongest choices. He would offer Read More
From April through September of last year, the 15 biggest commercial real estate investors in New York traded over $16.17 billion in property. Over the next six months, following the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the new 15 biggest traded around $1.892 billion, or barely one-tenth as much.
It’s not so much the dollar amounts—everyone knows Read More
As the New York Times reported today, the office of Bronx district attorney Robert Johnson subpoenaed Ben Smith and Gur Tsabar, the co-founders of Room Eight, looking for someone who wrote unflattering posts about D.A. Richard Johnson and forbidding the recipients from making public the fact that they had been subpoenaed.
The Read More
New York State Senator Bill Perkins, one of Barack Obama’s most prominent supporters in New York, says that the Clinton campaign is to blame for injecting the issue of race into the contest for the Democratic nomination.
When asked about the recent remark from Clinton supporter and Black Entertainment Television founder Robert Johnson Read More
Last week, remarkably, the City Bar Association declared that incumbent District Attorney Robert Johnson was “not approved” to hold office.
This may simply be a procedural spat: this year, as before his unopposed election four years ago, when the same thing happened, Johnson declined to meet with the group to seek its approval. Read More
The New York City Bar Association has just come out with its rating of district attorney and judicial candidates in the upcoming general election, and it ruled that incumbent Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson is not qualified to hold office.
Johnson, according to the Bar Association’s press release, is “Not approved by Read More
For those of you who haven’t seen this new site yet, Ben’s out of the gate with a strong story about Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and the black vote, leading off with an account of the Clintons’ working vacation in Anguilla with billionaire Robert Johnson.
The key quote from a Clinton advisor about Read More
When Vogue editrix Anna Wintour and Fairchild chief Patrick McCarthy left the Calvin Klein show last Thursday mere minutes before the collection’s presentation, two delectable front-row seats became available. Ms. Wintour and Mr. McCarthy had become impatient with the venue’s stifling heat and the gaggle of photographers that had collected in front of them, rather Read More
Since the March 16 shooting of Patrick Dorismond, the Haitian-born security guard who was killed in a Midtown scuffle with police officers, criticism has been heaped upon nearly anybody who has offered an opinion on the subject, from Mayor Giuliani to Police Commissioner Howard Safir to Senate candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton to Assembly Speaker Sheldon Read More