Hillary Clinton will drop in on her Hollywood friends next month to head off Barack Obama’s courting of some of the town’s most deep-pocketed stars and moguls. Elizabeth Taylor calls Hillary “savvy.”
A bipartisan independent panel charged with recommending top candidates for the vacant comptroller position jilted the hard-lobbying Sheldon Silver by not including any of his picks. Silver promptly called the panel toothless and said he doesn’t care what they suggest.
A poll shows that New Jersey likes Giuliani.
This other poll is good for Hillary.
The National Security Agency’s super-classified domestic surveillance program may be too secret to be legal.
Anti-war activists are set to march on Washington.
But the Democrats are still divided.
A conservative candidate, California Representative Duncan Hunter, entered the race for president and started campaigning by driving around his state in a motor home. He’s for the war and against abortion.
With a booming real estate market and tax revenues for the fiscal year $2 billion higher than estimated even a couple of months ago, Mayor Bloomberg forsees a $3.9 billion surplus in next years budget that will allow him to cut city taxes.
And finally, it’s cold.
— Jason Horowitz