Question: Why wouldn’t the state’s biggest labor union, the AFL-CIO, endorse the head of the state’s largest Democratic organization in a shoo-in election?
Vito Lopez is running a non-competitive race for re-election to the Assembly against a little-known Republican-Conservative candidate, and his control of the Brooklyn Democratic Organization is only getting stronger.
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Lest this get lost amid all the national implications, GOP-on-GOP conflict, lame-duck-presidency chatter, the bottom line on the collapse of the Dubai port deal is that Chuck Schumer is the force that stampeded the Republican Congress and blew up this transaction.
This was a classic Chuck Sunday press conference — Read More
In an usual display of perspective and sanity, Mayor Bloomberg played golf the other day. You and I might regard this as none of our business, but some news outlets suggested that Mr. Bloomberg might as well have brought along a toga and a fiddle. Shows you what they know about proper golf attire. (As Read More
Any C-Span viewer of recent Potomac cavortings has the evidence of his or
her eyes to know how rankly foul our school systems, public and private,
must be. Seldom has there been a more discouraging parade of illiterate,
unlearned, ill-prepared, poorly spoken ignoramuses than the men and women
members of the Congress depositing their soot Read More