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Jenna Bush Hager Accidentally Registered With The Wrong Political Party

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.04.2014 | Politics

Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. Bush, accidentally registered as a member of the Independence Party in New York, the New York...

Rupert Murdoch's Big Oops

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.26.2012 | Politics

Conservative media mogul Rupert Murdoch is saying he accidentally joined a political party his own newspaper described as "cult-like" and run by "a se...

Mayor Bloomberg Likely To Testify At Operative's Trial

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 12.01.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg is expected to testify Monday against a campaign consultant charged with scamming him out of more than $1 mil...

Judge Won't Toss Case Of Mayor's Missing Campaign Cash

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — There is "overwhelming" evidence against a political operative charged with bilking New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg out of more than...

Judge: Bloomberg's Independence Cash Spending 'Doesn't Smell Right'

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York state's Independence Party bills itself as blasting a straightforward new path through two-party politics, a route for free ...

Bloomberg Goes National: A Model Billionaire

Mark Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Mark Green

Mike Bloomberg is smart, focused, popular -- and a largely successful mayor. But he's also the avatar of a new age of politics dominated not by the checks-and-balances we learned about in high school but too often simply checks.

New York's Third Party Mess

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

These parties tend to devolve into a legal extortion system -- demanding patronage or financial support from the Democratic and GOP nominees in return for giving them a second, or third, or fourth line on the ballot.

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Praises McCain On Education | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five days after John McCain met with and applauded education reform in New York City, the city's mayor is set to repay the favor. On Friday, Mayor M...