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Pebble Mine's 2013 Year End Review: 'One Foot in the Grave?'

Joel Reynolds | Posted 03.08.2014 | Green
Joel Reynolds

Coming off a disappointing 2012, the Pebble Limited Partnership and its uniquely reckless project hit the rocks repeatedly in 2013.

Michael McLaughlin

New Probe Into NYPD Surveillance Of Mosques | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.29.2013 | New York

New York City Comptroller John Liu on Wednesday said he has begun auditing the police department's vast network of surveillance cameras in response to...

Joy Resmovits

Eliot Spitzer Wants To Audit Standardized Testing | Joy Resmovits | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Two weeks before the New York City primary, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) plans to wade into the complicated world of education p...

Michael McLaughlin

EXCLUSIVE: Stringer Didn't Pay Taxes On Failed Bar For Years | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Scott Stringer, a candidate for New York City comptroller, and his friends failed to pay more than $6,000 in taxes and fines for 10 years ...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Ally Backtracks And Endorses Comptroller Rival | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 08.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Former New York Gov. David Paterson on Tuesday cleared up his awkward endorsement of Scott Stringer in the New York City comptroller campa...

PHOTO: Paper Endorses Spitzer's Opponent

Posted 08.17.2013 | New York

The New York Post endorsed Scott Stringer on Saturday for New York City comptroller by pillorying his opponent, former New York governor Eliot Spitzer...

Spitzer Has Big Lead Over Rival

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer has a 19-point lead over Democratic primary rival Scott Stringer in the New York City comptroller's race, according...

NYC Comptroller Candidate Arrested For Selling Drugs

Posted 08.06.2013 | New York

A candidate for New York City comptroller was arrested Tuesday for selling prescription drugs. According to a criminal complaint, Kristin Davis, ...

Spitzer's New Ad Explains How He 'Failed Big Time'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 07.23.2013 | Politics

Two weeks after announcing he was running for New York City Comptroller, former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer (D) released an ad on Monday, stressing ho...

Weiner AND Spitzer? This Is Too Much Fun

Posted 09.17.2013 | Comedy

Is anything more fortuitous for a late night comedian than the fact that Eliot Spitzer and Anthony Weiner are running for office in New York City? The...

Michael McLaughlin

Spitzer Allows A Peek At His Wealth | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- Eliot Spitzer released parts of his federal tax returns for the last two years on Wednesday, but withheld significant portions that would...

Poll Reveals Good News For Eliot Spitzer

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

Disgraced former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer may have a shot at a political comeback as New York City comptroller, according to an NBC 4 New York/Wall...

Michael McLaughlin

'I'm Asking For Forgiveness,' Spitzer Says | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York

Former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer's surprise campaign for New York City comptroller was dogged again Wednesday with questions about the sex scandal t...

Michael McAuliff

Rudy Giuliani Chuckles At Weiner, Spitzer (VIDEO) | Michael McAuliff | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- New Yorkers won't elect Eliot Spitzer or Anthony Weiner to anything, former Mayor Rudy Giuliani declared Wednesday when HuffPost asked h...

Eliot Spitzer Plans Big Political Move

Posted 07.08.2013 | New York

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer plans a run for the New York City comptroller's office, according to an interview released Sunday night by The ...

Shake-Up In Mayoral Race

The New York Times | Posted 11.17.2012 | New York

Scott M. Stringer, the Manhattan borough president, is expected to announce soon that he will not run for mayor next year, but instead vie for city co...

More Scandal: John Liu Campaign Treasurer Arrested For Fraud

Posted 02.28.2012 | New York

Embattled comptroller John Liu received another blow in his ongoing fundraising scandal with Tuesday's arrest of his campaign treasurer Jia "Jenny" Ho...

New York Schools Overspent $400,000 On Food

Posted 12.14.2011 | New York

A new audit conducted by City Comptroller John Liu reports New York City schools overspent more than $400,000 in food last year. Most of the oversp...

US Attorney To Investigate Comptroller Liu's Fundraising

Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

Federal agents have begun an investigation into City Comptroller John Liu's campaign funds. The probe seeks to find irregularities in campaign financi...

City Gave Millions In Rent Assistance To Dead People

Posted 11.27.2011 | New York

A new audit by City Comptroller John Liu finds that the city has doled out $11.8 million in rent assistance to thousands of people who were already si...

New Yorkers Won $6 Billion In Lawsuits Against NYC Since 2000

Posted 10.22.2011 | New York

New York City taxpayers have shelled out six billion dollars to settle claims and lawsuits filed against the city since 2000, The New York Post uncove...

Don't Blame City Workers for New York's Budget Woes

Amy Traub | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Amy Traub

New York City's budget crunch is the result of the recession brought on by excessive risk-taking on Wall Street and lax government regulation, not excessive spending or compensation for public workers.

Reform New York City Municipal Union Welfare Funds

Carol Kellermann | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Carol Kellermann

There's a win-win opportunity for taxpayers and union members in reforming New York City's taxpayer-supported municipal union welfare funds. These little-known funds receive $1 billion in taxpayer contributions annually.

Eliot Spitzer Won't Rule Out Return To Politics: 'I've Never Said I Would Never Consider Running For Office Again'

Fortune | Peter Elkind | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Spitzer writes a twice-monthly column for Slate, excoriating Democrats and Republicans alike, and teaches a class at City College. He says he is "lovi...

Progressive Landslide

Dan Cantor | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Cantor

I speak for thousands of Working Families Party members when I say that we are thrilled to have played a part in the victories of John Liu and Bill de Blasio.