For all Barack Obama’s aggressive talk about how he was finally going to force Hillary Clinton to answer for taking seemingly inconsistent positions, it was the New York senator herself who ultimately raised the issue.
After evading pointed attacks from Obama and John Edwards over Iran, Iraq, social security and taxes for much of Tuesday Read More
It’s not that Wesley Clark’s decision to endorse Hillary Clinton is bad news for the former First Lady.
The retired general and former NATO Supreme Allied Commander is popular with a segment of the Democratic base, and being able to claim support from such a decorated military man can only help her considerable efforts Read More
Sure, they look like friends now, but Wesley Clark was anything but pandering when he exchanged words with Anna Wildling, one of the people who came to hear him speak at Taj Lounge last night.
During a Q and A, Wilding asked why America was so arrogant and, normally doesn’t play well Read More
Tonight might be Siberia’s last night on 40th Street–it’s still open, people!–but the reporters’ no-man’s-land has already found a new home on the World Wide Web.
Last night The Transom stopped by to raise a glass and give a bear hug to Tracy Westmoreland, the grizzly barman with a big heart, only find him huddling Read More
The idea of dividing Iraq into a Federalist system with three autonomous regions once had some currency amongst Democrats seeking alternative approaches in Iraq. Now it is all but abandoned.
The idea, associated most closely with Leslie Gelb, the President Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations, gained traction when it was endorsed by Read More
Hillary Clinton told supporters upstate that she is "so relieved and so exhausted” after this campaign season.
Not that she broke much a sweat anywhere during the campaign, but Hillary beat John Spencer in Yonkers, where he was mayor.
The Fix says she’s the candidate most likely to Read More
No, Tom Brokaw is not running for President in 2004. Last month, despite the urging of his powerful friends, the 61-year-old NBC anchorman categorically ruled out any sort of candidacy. And that should have been that.
But his friends won’t let the idea drop. Claiming to see no one with the stature to challenge President Read More
An eagle-eyed Politicker correspondent saw Wesley Clark in Union Square around 7 p.m. yesterday evening, walking solo and talking into a Blackberry cellphone. He was crossing the intersection of 17th St. and Park Ave. and bound for the W Hotel.
Anyone know who he was meeting with? Read More
Hillary Clinton isn’t the only Democratic candidate dousing P.R. fires sparked by the indictment Friday of her former campaign finance director, David Rosen.
Donnie Fowler, the candidate for D.N.C. chairman, has literally erased his ties to the fallen fund-raiser.
On Dec. 22nd, Mr. Fowler’s P.R. team posted a press Read More
The kind of week John Kerry had, you’d wish on George Bush (except it wouldn’t dent his poll ratings):
There was more of the medals business (worsened by some cluck blabbing about quaffing protest-era brandies with the future standard-bearer at a Georgetown mansion, thus confirming the Spiro T. Agnew elitism charges denied by Mr. Kerry Read More