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NY Post Writer's Appalling Newtown Comments

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

A high-powered New York Post columnist found himself in a major controversy on Monday after he called the Sandy Hook killings a "little convenient mas...

Republican: Romney 47-Percent Comment Wrongly Worded

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.18.2012 | Politics

Republican U.S. Senate nominee, Wendy Long, told a state political news radio show Tuesday that Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comments could have been wo...

Governor Cuomo Addresses Transparency Critics

The New York Observer | Posted 08.10.2012 | New York

Read the papers these days  and you may get the sense that Andrew Cuomo has a transparency problem. There was the redaction of records from the st...

GOP Hopefuls Still Pushing Idea Of Kelly For Mayor

Posted 04.17.2012 | New York

New York Post's Fred Dicker speculates in a column Monday that Police Commissioner Ray Kelly could, after all, run for mayor in 2013. Dicker's mai...

Fredric Dicker: New York's Most Powerful journalist? | JEREMY W. PETERS | Posted 06.22.2011 | Media

Andrew M. Cuomo sailed right past Carl P. Paladino and the Tea Party. His first budget passed with ease. But he still has to face the rite of passage ...

The Pulpit of Bullies

Michael Winship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Winship

Politicians and politics as usual have given voters much about which to be mad; furious, in fact. But bullying is different. It comes from insecurity and fear, and lashes out with tactics of intimidation.

WATCH: Carl Paladino Threatens Reporter: 'I'll Take You Out'

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

UPDATE: Carl Paladino went on WABC Thursday and refused to back down from the comments he made during his altercation with Frederic Dicker—including...

Andrew Cuomo to New York State School Districts: Drop Dead

David A. Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David A. Singer

The state fiscal year is nearly one-quarter over -- and there's still no adopted state budget. Governor Paterson has twice rammed through extenders to keep the state government operating.

Harold Ford Also Anti-Chuck Schumer

The New York Observer | Azi Paybarah | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

If he runs, Harold Ford Jr.'s will be challenging Kirsten Gillibrand, but in explaining his rational for running, Ford sometimes talks about his probl...

Leave Silda Alone! Erica Jong Tells People To Butt Out On "Reliable Sources"

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Jong was incredulous that so many people felt it was their place to judge, opine, psychoanalyze or otherwise comment on a private marriage, as well as the decision of Silda Spitzer to stand by her man.