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Wall Street Protest, Circa 1967

Chris Weigant | Posted 12.03.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Abbie Hoffman's merry band of pranksters took a tour of the NYSE on August 24, 1967. The tour ended at a gallery overlooking the trading floor. Hoffman and his friends rushed to the railing, and began throwing money onto the heads of the traders below.

Deja Vu in NY 23rd?

Kevin Vandenbroek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Kevin Vandenbroek

Matthew A. Doheny faces Tea Party hero Douglas L. Hoffman for New York's 23rd District. Reliving the 2009 Special Election is not what the party wants in America's northernmost Congressional District.

Frank Rich On Scozzafava Fallout: The GOP Stalinists Invade Upstate New York

New York Times | FRANK RICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama's most devilish political move since the 2008 campaign was to appoint a Republican congressman from upstate New York as secretary of the ...

Christie, McDonnell Got Fewer Votes Than McCain

Bill Scher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bill Scher

In 2008, Sen. John McCain lost the presidential race in NJ after garnering 1,613,207 votes. In 2009, Chris Christie won the governor's race with 1,140...

Dud, Baby, Dud: The Lesson of Doug Hoffman

Chris Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Chris Kelly

Doug Hoffman lost his election last night in NY-23. He was supported by a plurality of talk radio entertainers, and a majority of former half-term governors of Alaska -- just not voters who actually live there.

White House Gate Crashing, From Andrew Jackson To Grace Slick

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

While Washington is all a-twitter over two society climbers crashing the gates at an Obama soirée, in the grand sweep of history, it was a fairly minor event. No one was in danger, and no real harm was done, nobody got dosed with LSD.