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Rachel Maddow Hammers Mitt Romney For Being Like Rick Lazio

Posted 12.18.2011 | Media

Rachel Maddow hammered Mitt Romney on her show Friday night for, according to her, being like former New York Republican congressman Rick Lazio. Maddo...

Islam-Baiting Doesn't Work

Stephan Salisbury | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics
Stephan Salisbury

Sharia has become a convenient way to harp on nonexistent, yet anxiety-producing, "threats." Since no one knows what you're talking about when you decry Sharia, it's even easier than usual to say anything, no matter how bizarre or duplicitous.

September 14 Election Results: Tea Party Candidates Crush GOP Establishment

AP | NORMA LOVE and DAVID ESPO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the last turn of a tumultuous primary season, former New Hampshire Attorney General Kelly Ayotte narrowly won her state's Republican Senate primary...

Why Cuomo Does Not Need to Debate Paladino

Matt Kane | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Matt Kane

What is most baffling about Paladino's request for a two-party debate is the big deal he made of having a seven-way contest.

FINALLY! Rick Lazio Drops Out Of Governor's Race

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The unpredictable race for governor in New York got wilder Monday after Conservative Party candidate Rick Lazio withdrew, boosting th...

Who Is Funding the Funders?

Jonathan A. Schein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jonathan A. Schein

All this talk about how the Cordoba project will be funded begs a bigger question: shouldn't we be trying to find an energy alternative to oil so that we don't have to continue to send our dollars to hostile nations and entities?

Ground Zero Mosque: A Double-Edged Sword for Republicans

Jerry Kremer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jerry Kremer

Now that the mosque controversy has ballooned into an international issue, it is worth taking a look to see whether the Republicans were correct in attempting to turn the fight into a November talking point.

Amanda Terkel

National Republicans Reach Out To Carl Paladino

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Carl Paladino was one of the most surprising winners in Tuesday's primaries, soundly defeating Rick Lazio for the GOP gubernatorial nomination in New ...

Was Last Night Good for Sarah Palin?

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Wolff

"Every leading Delaware Republican knows that Christine O'Donnell is way out of the mainstream," is how her opponent, Chris Coons, analyzed the primary victory of the Tea Party-supported, and anti-masturbation, candidate O'Donnell. Well, what's the mainstream?

Can GOP Sink Any Lower Than Carl Paladino? Nah.

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

New York Republicans have nominated a man to sit at the top of their ticket who has a history of sending obscene and racist e-mails to his "friends." At least one of these e-mails used the n-word.

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...

New York Election Results: Carl Paladino Defeats Rick Lazio In GOP Gubernatorial Primary

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Political novice and tea party ally Carl Paladino has beaten the Republican designee in the race for the party's nomination for New Y...

New York GOP Gubernatorial Primary: Tea Partying Carl Paladino Seeks Rick Lazio Upset

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

(AP) - The strength of a tea party candidate trying to ride a wave of voter anger against the state Republican leaders' choice in the race for governo...

PRIMARIES! Your Guide To Today's NY Elections

Simon McCormack | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

With primaries just one day away, it's not too late to brush up on the biggest and most contentious races in New York. See the photos below for more ...

Bloomberg: Investigating WTC Mosque Is Un-American

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg says it would be un-American to investigate a mosque that is planned for construction near where the...

Your All-Purpose Guide to New York's Primary Election

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

Next Tuesday, we vote. Here's a look at the contenders and pretenders in both parties.

Lazio: Cuomo Should Investigate Ground Zero Mosque

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Republican gubernatorial candidate Rick Lazio on Tuesday called on his Democratic rival, Andrew Cuomo, to investigate the development...

The Coronation of Andrew Cuomo

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The Daily News has already endorsed Andrew Cuomo for governor. The idea of declaring the election over before it starts is very appealing. But Cuomo does need an opponent to smoke him out on important issues.

Americans Outraged About New "Ground Zero Halal Cart"

Ben Berkon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Ben Berkon

In New York news, Americans from all over the country have publicly opposed the institution of a new Halal cart near Ground Zero in Lower Manhattan.

HARDBALL! Chris Matthews Challenges Rick Lazio Over Mosque Ad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Chris Matthews played hardball Tuesday with New York Republican Rick Lazio, the frontrunner for the GOP nomination for governor. In a recent controve...

New York GOP Sinks to New Low on Ground Zero Politics

Dan Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Dan Collins

The battle for the Republican gubernatorial nomination in New York is now officially being fought over who can whip up the most religious and racial hysteria over the "the mosque."

Carl Paladino Backs Welfare Prison Dorms, Hygiene Classes

AP | BETH FOUHY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK — Republican candidate for governor Carl Paladino said he would transform some New York prisons into dormitories for welfare recipients...

Rick Lazio Releases Anti 'Ground Zero Mosque' Ad Attacking Cuomo (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Rick Lazio wants to make sure the so-called "Ground Zero mosque" stays on the radar this election season. Lazio, the GOP gubernatorial candidate, has...

Lazio: Wall Street's Subrpime Candidate

Village Voice | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Within Hours of George Bush's May 3, 2007, announcement that he was naming Charles Millard head of the $64 billion Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporatio...

New Yorkers Still Opposed To 'Ground Zero Mosque'

AP | MICHAEL GORMLEY | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. — A majority of New Yorkers remain opposed to a mosque proposed as part of a planned Islamic cultural center near ground zero, and ...