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2000 Stories by Ward Harkavy

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  • Stiffed by a Stiff

    published December 26, 2000

    True to his form as the biggest stiff in the most expensive U.S. Senate race in history, Rick Lazio now appears to be sticking it to a bevy of... More >>

  • Dead Man Losing

    published November 14, 2000

    Missouri voters elected dead man Mel Carnahan as senator last week, but Rick Lazio lacked even a dead man's charisma and was sent packing back to... More >>

  • The Nazi on the Bestseller List

    published November 14, 2000

    German media giant Bertelsmann, still feverishly trying to make people forget that it once marketed Hitler to the masses, is now selling a Vermont... More >>

  • Lazio's Campaign Manager Works Miracle: Three Defeats in One Year

    published November 7, 2000

    NOVEMBER 8—A male Republican Party hack who's already in Congress spends millions of dollars on a losing Senate race, pouring most of... More >>

  • National GOP Abandons New York and Lazio; Chief Strategist Goes MIA

    published October 31, 2000

    NOVEMBER 3—The battle between Rick Lazio and Hillary Rodham Clinton may be won or lost not in New York but in Michigan. ... More >>

  • Born to Be Mild

    published October 24, 2000

    Just a few minutes into his campaign for the U.S. Senate, Rick Lazio broke into his very first sprint to greet voters along a Memorial Day parade... More >>

  • Hollywood Babble On

    published September 19, 2000

    Last week's Hollywood-bashing by the U.S. Senate was little more than the kickoff of a culture war for votes. Senator Joe Lieberman, the... More >>

  • World War Free

    published September 12, 2000

    The global newspaper war—the biggest conflagration you never heard of has finally reached New York city. You can blame the Swedes for... More >>

  • Many Happy Returns

    published September 5, 2000

    Who is Rick Lazio's broker? If you're day-trading, don't press that execute key until we tell you. The Long Island congressman who's now... More >>

  • Statues of Limitations

    published August 22, 2000

    Retiring senator Daniel Patrick Moynihan's legacy is one for the ages, according to those who bow and scrape before him. But one of his last... More >>

  • Winning Is Fundamental

    published August 15, 2000

    Ever since George W. Bush spoke at an ultrareligious, ultraconservative, separatist school in South Carolina last spring, senate candidate Hillary... More >>

  • Don't Say Kaddish For Larry Kadish

    published August 1, 2000

    Developer and horse-racing enthusiast Larry Kadish complained a few years ago that welfare was out of control. Judging from his ranking as one of... More >>

  • Low Friends in High Places

    published July 25, 2000

    Like a Norma Rae, U.S. Senate candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton captured the official support of the New York State AFL-CIO last week. But like the... More >>

  • 'New York Times': Slur-less

    published July 18, 2000

    While news reports that Hillary Clinton was accused of once calling someone a "fucking Jew bastard" splashed onto New York City front pages and... More >>

  • Quick & Dirty

    published July 4, 2000

    U.S. Senate candidate Rick Lazio not only personally profited from trading stock in 1997 in Quick & Reilly just before it was sold to Fleet, the... More >>

  • Loyal to a Vault

    published June 20, 2000

    Main street in downtown Bay Shore, with its vacant storefronts, crumbling buildings, tiny bodegas, and nearby weed-filled lots, looks as if it... More >>

  • Making Money Like Crazy

    published June 13, 2000

    Forcing New York's mentally ill out of public hospitals that once sheltered and subsidized them is nothing less than an insane financial bonanza... More >>

  • In the Land of Milk and Money

    published June 6, 2000

    You can count on the fingers of one hand the number of people whose phone calls are put through directly to U.S. Senate candidate Rick Lazio, and... More >>

  • Ricky Rich

    published May 30, 2000

    Rick Lazio has already been pummeled as "Newt's boy," but don't be surprised if he slips that punch. He's more like a D'Amato than he is a... More >>

  • Wal-Mart’s First Lady

    published May 23, 2000

    Twice in three days last week, Hillary Rodham Clinton basked in the adulation of cheering union members. Her record of supporting collective... More >>

  • ‘Town Hall’ TV

    published May 16, 2000

    Late last week, Conservative Party kingmaker Mike Long sat in Brooklyn, hoping for a seismic shift in the Rudy-Hillary race, waiting to pick... More >>

  • Left Behind

    published May 9, 2000

    The scariest thing on... More >>

  • System Error

    published April 4, 2000

    Desperate for computers for her cadre of young filmmaking students in Brooklyn, Trayce Gardner peppered the corporate world with letters last... More >>

  • Justice Delayed

    published March 28, 2000

    It’s been a year and a half since college student Rishi Maharaj, walking with two female cousins down 114th Street in South Ozone Park,... More >>

  • Probe My Ports

    published March 14, 2000

    Now that your computer is talking to other computers, this is no time to be polite. It’s time to eavesdrop, butt in, try to find out what... More >>

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