John Kerry said over the weekend that John McCain lacks the judgment to be President, leading the Associated Press to note, quite appropriately, that “it’s probably a good thing McCain rejected overtures from Kerry…to form a bipartisan ticket” in 2004.
But the context of Kerry’s verbal attack is much broader than Read More
Last night at a party for The Atlantic Monthly‘s 150th anniversary, held on the stage of the NYU student center auditorium, the aging cable-access porn star Robin Byrd was looking around the room. She saw Robert DeNiro, and locked in.
"Hello!" she said, touching his right arm.
"Hi" he replied.
"Hi," she said, curling a Read More
Bill Weld will be among the vice chairs for a June 27 fund-raiser in
NYC for Mitt Romney, according to an invitation sent over by a reader.
It’s $2,300 for a “photo reception” and $1,000 to attend the “general reception.”
GOVERNOR MITT ROMNEY
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 27, 2007
Intercontinental Read More
The Sheraton New York Hotel has been getting a lot of pre-Presidential action these last few days. First Rudy Giuliani threw a baseball-themed bash there last Wednesday, March 14. And just four days ago, Hillary Clinton hosted a big-ticket mega-fundraiser headlined by her famous husband, Bill. Last night it was Mitt Romney’s turn. But Read More
A reader in the city emailed to say the spotted former Governors George Pataki and Bill Weld having lunch together today at the Harvard Club.
In case you were wondering what they’re up to.
– Azi Paybarah
Random mini-highlights from a New School forum today about the incoming Spitzer administration:
NYPIRG’s Albany man Blair Horner said the new governor “has to have a big reform victory that people understand” quickly, because the longer he’s there, and the more Spitzer works with lawmakers, the harder it’ll be to leverage public support for major Read More
At 8 a.m., the Campaign for Fiscal Equity has a breakfast forum at the Yale Club.
Starting at 8:20 a.m., former governors Bill Weld and Jim Florio join incoming state budget director Paul Francis at a panel discussion on “Governing Change: Policy, Politics and the Spitzer Administration” at The New School.
At 9 a.m., the Read More
State GOP Executive Director Ryan Moses, who backed Bill Weld over party-nominee John Faso, will leave his job Dec. 1 to become the director of government relations at a Syracuse-based law firm.
August 11 is the day to be in Iowa if you’re a GOP White House hopeful.
A Q poll today Read More
Standing under a chandelier that looked like an exploding atom particle, a smiling Jeanine Pirro told LGBT activists and donors at a Manhattan fundraiser that “When I got out of law school 150 years ago, I was taught that equal rights and equal justice applied to all of us. And then, I got into the Read More
Standing under a chandeleer that looked like an exploding atom particle, a smiling Jeanine Pirro told LGBT activists and donors at a Manhattan fundraiser that “When I got out of law school 150 years ago, I was taught that equal rights and equal justice applied to all of us. And then, I got into the Read More