Wayne Barrett

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  • 3 months ago | Clip Job

    Editor's Note: This is the second of a two-part series on Donald Trump and the real-estate empire he and his father have built. In 1979, Wayne Barrett spent two months researching the story. He read thousands of pages of court documents in Philade...

  • 3 months ago | Clip Job

    Over the weekend, Donald Trump faced the latest barrage of criticism for his remarks in Iowa that John McCain wasn't a war hero because war heroes don't get caugh, got t? "He's a war hero because he was captured. I like people that weren't capture...

  • 9 months ago

    The following is a reprint of the second half of Wayne Barrett's August, 1988 Village Voice investigative report on then governor Mario Cuomo's aides. Read part I of the series, "The Cuomo Sleaze Team," here. Mario Cuomo died on January 1, 2015 at...

  • 9 months ago

    The following is a reprint of an article that appeared in the August 16, 1988 edition of the Village Voice. Read part II of the series, "Tammany North," here. Mario Cuomo died on January 1, 2015 at age 82. It's time we started taking Mario Cuomo s...

  • 5 years ago

    Ed Koch and I were inaugurated on the same day in 1978. He became mayor and I became his weekly tormentor. I had written a few pieces for the Voice before I took over the Runnin' Scared column that January, going back as far as 1973. But I was now...

  • 5 years ago | Sex

    Steve Rattner, the super financier just charged in an Andrew Cuomo civil suit with fraudulently bilking the state's pension fund, has obtained a written promise from People magazine that he will appear in next year's issue of the sexiest men. Liz ...


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