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Hugh Carey, New York's Greatest Governor of the Modern Era

Ed Koch | Posted 10.08.2011 | New York
Ed Koch

I believe Hugh Carey was the greatest governor of the modern era going back to the administration of Alfred E. Smith.

Bachelors In Office: Behind The First Girlfriends Of New York

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

In 1963 when Nelson Rockefeller, then governor of New York, divorced his wife and married another woman, it was a scandal. For the sitting governor o...

BEHIND THE MUSTACHE: Who Is Jimmy McMillan?

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — His profile is suddenly higher than the rent. An unknown candidate named Jimmy McMillan was the breakout star in New York's gubernat...

CLOSING IN: Paladino Gaining On Cuomo In Polls

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — Democrat Andrew Cuomo sought to bolster his appeal among independents Wednesday in the race for New York governor with an endorse...

Paladino Gives Anti-Gay Rant In Williamsburg

nydailynews.com | Simone Weichselbaum and Kenneth Lovett | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Flame-throwing Republican Carl Paladino blasted gays Sunday - saying there is "nothing to be proud of in being a dysfunctional homosexual." "I don't ...

"Come Out And Debate Like A Man." (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Political pugilist Carl Paladino hit the airwaves tonight to explain why he confronted Fred Dicker of The NY Post last week. "I'm a builder not a poli...

Cuomo War Chest Hits $24 Million

nydailynews.com | By Glenn Blain in Ramapo, N.Y. And Kenneth Lovett in Albany | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Andrew Cuomo is the $24 million man. The Democratic gubernatorial candidate reported raising a whopping $9.2 million over the past six months, whil...

"Informed Sources": What Really Happened When Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin Got Into Upstate New York Politics

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Reese Schonfeld

The latest tempest involved New York's 23rd Congressional district, where the Republican candidate was forced out of the race because of her positions on gay and abortion rights.

Dinkins, Obama Not Buying Paterson Race Claim

Huffington Post | David Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Governor Paterson's claims of racist mistreatment by the media seem to have fallen on deaf ears in New York and beyond. The New York Times reports ...

Bush the Teflon Man

Logan Nakyanzi Pollard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Logan Nakyanzi Pollard

Perhaps it was the sexual nature of Eliot Spitzer's offenses that made the shame stick. That and the fact that the former NY governor admitted he did wrong. Bush by contrast is today's Teflon man.

16 Reasons Why I Like the Idea of Caroline Kennedy Replacing Hillary as NY Senator

Rob Kall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rob Kall

Besides Michael Moore, a poll of New Yorkers shows them favoring Kennedy over Andrew Cuomo 44% to 23%, with all other possible candidates in the single digits.