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Kevin Sheekey

In Praise of Mayoral Underdogs

Tom Allon | Posted 09.09.2013 | New York
Tom Allon

Beware political top dogs. They often end up in the dustbin of history.

Former Bloomberg Aide Said Campaign Had Nothing To Hide

AP | By SAMANTHA GROSS and JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg didn't try to hide that he was financing a poll-monitoring operation during his 2009 re-election campaign, a forme...

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?

Kevin Sheekey, Bloomberg's Long-Time Political Brain, Steps Down

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Kevin Sheekey, the man behind Michael Bloomberg's meteoric rise from common billionaire to term-busting mayor, is stepping down. In a press release, ...

Top Bloomberg Aide Kevin Sheekey Pushing Kennedy, Stirring Up Backlash From Dems

New York Times | MICHAEL BARBARO and RAYMOND HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When a powerful labor leader picked up the phone this week, he was surprised to hear the voice of a top aide to Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg of New York...

Sam Stein

Patrick Gaspard: Obama's Glue Man

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When you ask former and current colleagues to describe Patrick Gaspard, the picture they paint is eerily universal. Barack Obama's political director...