Springtime for Hevesi! That might be this mayoral candidate's mantra after Charles Rangel, the most powerful black politician in New York, tiptoed to his defense. "It's so unlike me to get involved in local races," Rangel cooed with a wink. Nevertheless, he had Alan Hevesi up to his office for a press conference last week. The occasion was Rudy Giuliani's attack on Hevesi for daring to raise the issue of racial profiling. This was the same Hevesi who had been booed at an Amadou Diallo rally. Could he now cast himself as the Jew from Queens who is also a... More >>>
By photo: Fred W. McDarrah
The old order: Giuliani operative Bruce Teitelbaum threw the political season's first screwball.