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Jason Linkins

Late Returns: This Day In Primary Calendar Shenanigans | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.06.2011 | Politics

Most of the drama over primary scheduling involves states that want to move their contests up on the calendar, which ends up ruffling the pretty feath...

Jason Linkins

Your Long-Shot Presidential Campaign: What's In It For You? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Ever wonder why so many people with no real hope of winning the Presidential nomination go to all the trouble and kerfuffle to mount a presidential ca...

Inconvenient Truths

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

the principal fault line in fiscal policy is not between the two parties, but between spenders and savers, with the Democrats evenly divided.

Republicans: Announce Already! You Can't Beat Somebody with Nobody!

Robert Guttman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Guttman

Every day that passes without an announced GOP presidential candidate debating the issues with the president makes Barack Obama look like a two term president. You can't beat somebody with nobody!

Pataki Gives Paladino Tepid Last Minute Endorsement | JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York


Tax Cuts Hurt My Gut

Fred Rotondaro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Fred Rotondaro

George Pataki is arguing that the rich should not be "punished for their hard work and success" and says the ultra rich stimulate the economy and create jobs. Hogwash.

Public Figures Behaving Badly: Charlie Rangel, George Pataki, Sarah Palin

Stanton Peele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stanton Peele

'Tis the holiday season. So I thought I'd commemorate some of the worst behavior by public figures. Yessiree, we're all sure to be on our best behavior during this festive season!

Amanda Terkel

Revere America: George Pataki's Group To 'Repeal And Replace ObamaCare' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Revere America is one of the biggest outside spenders this election season, dropping $2.5 million so far in an effort to "repeal, reform...

Amanda Terkel

Anti-Health Care Nonprofit Called On To Reveal Its Anonymous Donors | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the biggest campaign themes of 2010 has been the major spending by independent expenditure organizations and the fact that very o...

Palin's Evolution Into O'Donnell Proves Darwin Was Wrong, Scientists Say

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Leading evolutionary biologists still believe that evolution is more than a theory and is, in fact, a very real thing. However, in the case of Sarah Palin and Christine O'Donnell, it seems to be moving in a reverse direction.

Missing from Ground Zero: St. Nicholas Church

Nick Balamaci | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nick Balamaci

One World Trade Center is climbing furiously toward the sky, and the footprint of the Memorial is now becoming clear. But one building is conspicuously absent: the Greek Orthodox Church of St. Nicholas.

Supporters Say St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church Ignored In Islamic Center Uproar

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Supporters of a Greek Orthodox church destroyed on Sept. 11 say officials willing to speak out about a planned community center and m...

Colorado Health Care Reform

Denver Daily | Peter Marcus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Conservatives are raising the message of Paul Revere in an attempt to convince lawmakers to repeal federal health reform legislation recently pushed t...

Giuliani and Pataki Play Monday Morning Patriot

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New Yorkers who lived through 9/11 tend to feel a special role in the war on terror. We're silent witnesses to the worst that can happen. Unfortunately, the politicians who were there with us won't stop talking.

More GOP History Re-Writes: Katrina, the oil spill and a failed bombing attempt

Karen Finney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Karen Finney

The BP oil spill is not hurricane Katrina. The failed Times Square car-bombing attempt is not an example a failed system. As usual the GOP has no...

Kirsten Gillibrand: Last Woman Standing

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

She's the Rodney Dangerfield of New York politics. More than a year after she was named to replace Hillary Clinton, New York's junior senator is still getting no respect. Nevertheless, Gillibrand looks like a winner.

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.

Phony Republicans, a New York Tradition, Live on in Steve Levy

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

In New York, elections are frequently contests between Democrats and phony Republicans. But Steve Levy is different from most New York faux Republicans, who tend to be social liberals with an aura of fiscal conservatism.

State Police Had Trouble Under Pataki, Spitzer And Paterson | NICHOLAS CONFESSORE and SERGE F. KOVALESKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Under New York's last Republican governor, George E. Pataki, the commander of his personal State Police detail was found to have improperly intervened...

Jonathan Lippman Sets Liberal Course For New York Court Of Appeals | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Gov. David A. Paterson nominated Jonathan Lippman to head the New York Court of Appeals in January 2009, making him the chief judge of the state. The ...

What Brown's Win Over Coakley in Massachusetts Means for Politics in New York

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

The immediate political beneficiaries in New York of the Scott Brown romp over Martha Coakley are Rick Lazio and Harold Ford Jr.

Sam Stein

Pataki, Pawlenty Grant Huckabee No Favors On Clemency Controversy (VIDEO) | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two possible GOP presidential candidates are using the controversy over Mike Huckabee's granting of clemency to a man suspected of killing four police...

Kirsten Gillibrand's Seat Still Vulnerable

Daily Intel | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Kirsten Gillibrand has, up to this point, been very lucky. With her powerful guardian angels Chuck Schumer and Barack Obama watching over her, countle...

"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.

Governor Pataki Again?

The New York Observer | Steve Kornacki | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Can you feel the George Pataki fever? Neither can I. But apparently the former New York governor think he can coax a lot of people into believing in h...