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George Pataki for President: "Right Wing Republicans With a Human Face"

Richard Brodsky | Posted 12.07.2014 | Politics
Richard Brodsky

The current Republican field cries out for a shakeup. The American electorate is not as far to the right as the Republican electorate. They now appear ready to again put ideological straight jackets around their candidate, just like they did to Romney. But keep your eye on Just-Plain-George.

Surprise In Cory Booker's Big Haul

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Newark Mayor Cory Booker is picking up support from at least one former Republican senator in his bid for U.S. Senate. A political action committee...

Former GOP Senator: 'You've Got To Be A Jackass To Be Voting Against Background Checks'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

Former Sen. Al D'Amato (R-N.Y.) had some harsh remarks for lawmakers who voted against a gun-buyer background check bill earlier this week, saying he ...

Mister One Percent: Not Popular With Everyone In New York Either

Martin Zabell | Posted 05.14.2012 | Politics
Martin Zabell

"I am endorsing Romney because we need to win," former New York senator Al D' AmatoD' Amato, said outside the Waldorf-Astoria today. "We need to get a new president." But the anti-Romney passion of protestors outside the hotel was significantly more enthusiastic than D' Amato's pro-Romney passion.

WATCH: D'Amato FLIPS Over Fellow Guest's 'Racist Bullsh-t' On Fox Business

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Former Senator Al D'Amato (R-NY) let loose with a string of profanities as he blasted a fellow Fox Business Network guest for his comments about Afric...

What Levy vs. Lazio Has to Do With Beating a Cuomo

John R. Bohrer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
John R. Bohrer

Steve Levy is picking up some support from New York and national Republicans, though bet on Rick Lazio to be the GOP nominee for NY governor, for no other reason than that we've seen this movie before -- in 1994.

Democracy, Primaries and Party Leadership

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Lincoln Mitchell

The leadership of the Democratic Party has not lined up behind Gillibrand so much as they have lined up against the idea of Ford's candidacy.

"Informed Sources": What Really Happened When Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin Got Into Upstate New York Politics

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The latest tempest involved New York's 23rd Congressional district, where the Republican candidate was forced out of the race because of her positions on gay and abortion rights.

Judge Al D'Amato: Former Congressman To Star In TV Court Show

New York Post | Michael Starr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Al D'Amato is going from the Senate chamber to the judge's chamber. D'Amato, the former US Senator from New York, will shoot a court show pilot for T...