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Looks Like They're Really Done (For Now)

AP | Posted 09.14.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. -- Former New York governors Eliot Spitzer and David Paterson have closed their campaign accounts, signaling no quick returns to politics...

Publishing CEO Enters 2013 Mayoral Race

Posted 09.11.2011 | New York

The crowded field flirting with a 2013 mayoral run in New York just got a little more crowded. Tom Allon, CEO of Manhattan Media, which publishes ...

Billionaire Mayor Bloomberg Says, "Let Them Eat Geese"

Susan Yager | Posted 09.04.2011 | New York
Susan Yager

It's summer in the city, and that means weekends at the beach, walks in the park, and, for the third year in a row, the annual slaughter of Canada geese.

Bloomberg's State Of City Speech: Mayor Sets Sights On Pension Reform

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned in his "State of the City" address Wednesday that New York still faces deep budget problems and promis...

Cuomo And Paladino Face Off Monday Night | By Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY - Carl Paladino's best chance to turn around his staggering campaign comes tomorrow night in a face-to-face debate with rival Andrew Cuomo. ...

Paladino Taking Over The Airwaves Tonight

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Feisty gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino is expected to broadcast a "major" announcement over many New York stations tonight. Paladino has purcha...

Human Error Led To Polling Mishaps

The New York Observer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The fiasco on Primary Day last month, when some polling stations opened late and new equipment failed to record votes, was more than a failure of new ...

Election 2010: Democrats Retreat

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Paladino's Dog Dukes It Out Like dog, like owner: Carl Paladino's pitbull attacked a passing Labrador yesterday after Paladino addressed a crowd of T...

Bloomberg: Pensions Should Be Lowered

BusinessWeek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Oct. 4 (Bloomberg) -- New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said city pension funds have set unrealistically high assumed rates of return on investments, a...

The New York Senate Race and Gay Conversion Therapy

Hilary Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Hilary Rosen

I am all for conversion therapy. When a politician like Harold Ford says, "I've evolved and am now in favor of full equality for LGBT Americans," a little bell rings and an angel in heaven gets her wings.

Dem Defections Give GOP Control Of New York Senate

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics