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The End Of Hillary Clinton's 2008 Campaign

Chris Weigant | Posted 04.27.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Hillary Clinton worked for party unity, but only after a very hard-fought and contentious primary season. I offer these reminders up, because now she finds herself in the opposite role. And it seems like everyone's memory has gone fuzzy when recalling the final two months of the 2008 race.

Paul Blumenthal

Bloomberg Jumps Into Super PAC Game | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 10.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Wednesday that he is forming a super PAC to spend between $10 and $15 million on elec...

John Rudolf

Federal Judge Slams NYPD Over Stop and Frisk, Opens Lawsuit to Millions | John Rudolf | Posted 05.16.2012 | New York

Opponents of the New York Police Department's controversial stop-and-frisk program scored a major victory in court Wednesday, after a federal judge gr...

Racist Cop Added To Stop And Frisk Lawsuit

Posted 05.14.2012 | New York

A black Staten Island man is suing a white NYPD officer for falsely accusing him of resisting arrest. From The New York Daily News: [Kendrick] G...

Gov 2.0: New York City Hosts First Social Media Summit for Government

Rachel Sterne | Posted 11.30.2011 | Technology
Rachel Sterne

Engagement is one of the four core tenets of New York City's Road Map for the Digital City. As part of NYC Digital mission's to empower agencies to le...

City Goes On Offensive To Promote Bike Lanes

Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration has made a strategic decision to craft a harder sell for bike lanes in New York. From the New York Times: In a calc...

Whither Mayor Bloomberg?

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Has Mike Bloomberg, having gotten one more term as mayor than the law actually allowed, lost interest in New York City now that it has no more electoral triumphs to offer? Is he running for president in 2012?

Howard Wolfson Lamont Campaign's New Adviser

The Washington Post | Chris Cillizza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Prominent Democratic operative Howard Wolfson is advising Ned Lamont's candidacy for governor of Connecticut, adding a high-profile element to what is...

Bloomberg Sets Record For Personal Spending In Pursuit Of Public Office | MICHAEL BARBARO and DAVID W. CHEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Michael R. Bloomberg, the Wall Street mogul whose fortune catapulted him into New York's City Hall, has set another staggering financial record: He ha...

Jason Linkins

Bush Sent Gonzales To The Hospital (And The Rest Of Your Scritti Politti) | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Man, you turn Marcy Wheeler loose on an IG report, and her eye just seeks heat. Today, Wheeler's getting praise for catching this detail in the uncla...

Bloomberg Hires Former McCain Communications Director

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Striking a conspicuously bipartisan tone, Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's re-election campaign has hired Jill Hazelbaker, the former national communicati...

Sam Stein

Howard Wolfson To Aid Bloomberg, Not Clinton | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Howard Wolfson, communications guru for Hilary Clinton's primary campaign, announced just now that he will be doing communications work for Michael Bl...

Howard Wolfson Names His Favorite Music Of 2008

Gotham Acme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Ever wondered what Hillary Clinton Communications Director Howard Wolfson's taste in music is? Now you can find out. He has posted his top tunes of...

Clinton Flack Wolfson Considered For State Department Gig

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Some of Washington's best-known Democratic operatives -- including Jenny Backus, Jennifer Palmieri and Howard Wolfson -- are being considered for top ...

Wolfson: Drudge Siren Gave Me Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via Politico, Former Hillary Clinton campaign flack (and current Fox News contributor) Howard Wolfson tells the New York Times how the Drudge siren dr...

Sam Stein

Wolfson Over Fear Of Flying -- Destined For State? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Hillary Clinton seemingly locked up for the post of Secretary of State, several Democratic sources have begun speculating that her long-time comm...

New Evidence Mark Penn To Blame For Major Clinton Mistake

CBS News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's first major mistake of the campaign, her staff has long admitted, was whacking Barack Obama after his supporter David Geffen trashed...

Sam Stein

Clintonites Offer McCain Advice: Make A Dramatic Play And Pray | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Facing a difficult electoral map and dispiriting public opinion polls, John McCain finds himself in a situation similar to Hillary Clinton's in the cl...

Howard Wolfson Talks Fox News, Working With Karl Rove, And His Dream Job Of White House Press Secretary

New York Magazine | Michael Idov | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

It's early fall, and political operative Howard Wolfson, late of the Hillary Clinton campaign, is doing his job: debating former Bush strategist Karl ...

Wolfson: The Race Is Over; Ayers Can't Save McCain

TNR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Perpetually fretting Democrats will not want to accept it. The campaigns themselves can't afford to believe it. Many journalists know it but can't say...

Sam Stein

Ex-Adviser: McCain "Blinked," Campaign "Governed By Tactics, Not Ideology" | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Scroll down to see McCain ad... After days of saying that John McCain would not attend Friday's presidential debate unless an agreement on a bailout ...

Howard Wolfson: Why Hillary Won't Get In "Cat Fight" With Palin

TNR | Howard Wolfson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I have been asked repeatedly over the last several days to respond to the idea that Hillary Clinton will soon be dispatched by the Obama campaign to "...

Howard Wolfson: Obama Has Won Me Over

The Huffington Post via GothamAcme | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The stalwart Clintonite says he saw something in Barack Obama's Denver speech: No one in recent history had attempted this kind of a political conve...

Howard Wolfson Goes To War With MSNBC

Talking Points Memo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

On Fox News just now, Howard Wolfson unleashed a broad attack on MSNBC and its top on-air personalities, slamming the network's coverage of Bill and H...

Obama's Clinton Bounce in Denver

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

Hillary's convention speech definitely fell short on detailing a personal case for Obama as the right person for the job. That's the core issue for the remaining voters.