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  • Likes Rudy, Likes Booty

    published December 18, 2007

    Rudy Giuliani's city-subsidized love trysts, celebrated in the "Driving Miss Judi" hoopla of recent weeks, appear to have inspired imitators. We... More >>

  • Rudy's Ties to a Terror Sheikh

    published November 20, 2007

    Three weeks after 9/11, when the roar of fighter jets still haunted the city's skyline, the emir of gas-rich Qatar, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah... More >>

  • 'No Skeletons in My Closet!'

    published October 23, 2007

    The Democrats who questioned attorney general nominee Michael Mukasey at his recent Senate confirmation hearing outdid one another in a... More >>

  • Rudy's Pants On Fire

    published October 16, 2007

    In a recent broadside deriding the Clinton administration's response to Al Qaeda, Rudy Giuliani told an audience at Pat Robertson's Regent... More >>

  • The Bruno Files: Exploring the Record of the State Senate Leader Calling for a Spitzer Probe

    published October 2, 2007

    Last week, the Voice cast a skeptical eye on the scandal that has kept New York insiders swooning for months. Call it Troopergate or... More >>

  • The Truth Behind Troopergate

    published September 25, 2007

    The only news in New York politics that's mattered for three months (and counting) is the bizarre hype surrounding the ho-hum charge that... More >>

  • Cuomo's Gal Friday

    published September 25, 2007

    If "Choppergate" has illuminated anything, it's the developing political alliance between Andrew Cuomo and Joe Bruno. Like father, like... More >>

  • Public Displays of Disaffection

    published August 7, 2007

    When it was revealed last week that Rudy Giuliani's 17-year-old daughter, Caroline, had described herself as a member of "One Million Strong for... More >>

  • Rudy Adopts New Shtick

    published July 3, 2007

    Last week, Rudy Giuliani made a pilgrimage to Pat Robertson's Regent University in Virginia to deliver his one-note anti-terrorism stump speech,... More >>

  • No Wafer for Rudy

    published June 19, 2007

    When Pope Benedict XVI attacked Catholic politicians in Mexico who supported abortion rights last month, Rudy Giuliani was asked for his opinion.... More >>

  • Diamonds are Forever

    published May 8, 2007

    Down in Huntsville, Alabama, last week, Rudy Giuliani was forced to answer questions about the gaudy World Series rings he's been wearing on the... More >>

  • The Yankees' Clean-Up Man

    published May 1, 2007

    The greatest love affair of Rudy Giuliani's life has become a sordid scandal. His monogamous embrace of the Yankees as mayor was so fervent... More >>

  • A Different Kind of U.S. Attorney Scandal

    published April 3, 2007

    New York's two United States Attorneys—Roslynn Mauskopf, who runs the Brooklyn-based Eastern District, and Michael Garcia, the head of... More >>

  • All Wet

    published March 13, 2007

    "Five-tenths of an inch," the deputy mayor with the city's grandiose sustainability plan in his portfolio said, brushing aside a reporter's... More >>

  • Bloomie Blossoms

    published March 13, 2007

    When Mike Bloomberg does his next sustainability presentation—a grand event planned for sometime in April—he will be cheered no doubt... More >>

  • Too Smart by Half

    published February 13, 2007

    Ever-young Pete Grannis, the still-blond golden boy of the assembly who's represented the eastside of Manhattan for 32 years, got back to his... More >>

  • The Sales of Justice

    published January 9, 2007

    The haunting whisper in the courthouse corridors of Brooklyn was heard for so many decades it became an axiom, as unchallenged as it was unproven.... More >>

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