Betsy McCaughey

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    May 29, 2010

    A Temple to Terrorists? Proposed Mosque Becomes Rallying Cry at Fractured Conservative Party Convention

    Battlin' Betsy​By Scott Greenberg Former Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey started off the Conservative Party's convention last night with echoes of National Tea Party leader Mark Williams' "Monkey God" attack on plans for a mosque near Ground Zero. After a ten-minute tirade against Obamacare, McCaug ... More >>

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    March 12, 2010

    Mike Bloomberg's Girlfriend Diana Taylor Said (By Bored Press) to Consider Senate Run

    ​We thought the age of celebrity candidates ended with Jesse Ventura. Then, with Arnold Schwarzenegger. Then, with Al Franken. Then, with Caroline Kennedy, Mort Zuckerman, Larry Kudlow... Oh, who are we kidding, it never ends. Now we hear "multiple sources confirm" that Mike Bloomberg's girlf ... More >>

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    January 20, 2010

    Kids Working in Endowed, Spiffy Garden Controversial for Some Reason

    ​Letting schoolkids grow things in gardens has become controversial, the Times informs us today. Alice Waters, who runs Chez Panisse in Berkeley, has a foundation that endows programs in which children raise gardens at school. One of the "Edible Schoolyard" projects is starting in Gravesend, g ... More >>

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    October 9, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​Twitpic by Paris Hilton. "Bentley was so cute last night. Carnival is such a fun place to go. A must see place when you go to New York." What? Oh. The week started with rightbloggers cheering President Obama's for losing the Olympics and ends with them booing him for winning the Nobel Peace ... More >>

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    October 6, 2009

    Weiner Blasts McCaughey as a "Pyromaniac" in Health Care Debate

    Back in the 90s, Betsy McCaughey helped take down the Clinton health care plan, and has recently been doing her bit to take down Obamacare. Yesterday she debated Congressman Anthony Weiner, who was impolite, referring to her as a "pyromaniac in a straw man factory" and flat-out accusing her of lyin ... More >>

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    October 5, 2009

    Peyser Calls for Letterman's Head on Grounds of Something or Other

    While other Post writers ply a more wonkish trade -- former Clinton-care killer Betsy McCaughey, for example, offers a detailed analysis of Obama's "'Kill Granny' Bill" in today's issue -- Andrea Peyser mans the soapbox and calls for David Letterman to be fired for having affairs with women on his ... More >>

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    August 15, 2008

    Super Troopers: By "Secret Rule," Smokeys Shadow Gov

    The New York Post reveals a "secret new rule" that prevents Governor Paterson from abandoning his security detail of state troopers "unless they have a signed order from him instructing them otherwise." (Paterson also increased the size of his security detail.) The Post of course makes the most of ... More >>

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    January 24, 2006

    Tough Day for Dr. Cohen

    If Charlie Rangel and Percy Sutton are peeved that Eliot Spitzer has selected State Sen. David Paterson as his running mate rather than their candidate, Leecia Eve, imagine how Jon Cohen feels? Cohen is one of the also-runs for the second spot on the Democratic ticket. Like Eve, he made the rounds ... More >>

  • News

    January 3, 2006

    Coal Miners' Slaughter

    Weak government, strong industry in the West Virginia disaster

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    August 27, 2002

    McCall's Mess

    Is the Media Hit on His Lieutenant Governor Legitimate?

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    June 4, 2002

    The Imaginary Ticket

    Will Pataki and Donohue Really Serve Out Their Terms?

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    July 13, 1999

    Hillary's Big Problem

    No Woman Has Ever Won Higher Office in New York State

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    January 12, 1999

    Star Search

    The future looks blight

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    December 22, 1998

    Rudy's Role Reversal

    The Mayor's Flip-Flop on Aiding Vacco Recharges His GOP Enemies

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    November 24, 1998
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    October 20, 1998

    Westside Wonderland

    Are Giuliani and Pataki Planning a Stadium December Surprise?

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    September 29, 1998

    Is the Party Over?

    Ray Harding Throws His Weight Behind the Improbable Betsy

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    August 25, 1998

    Governor Wilbur

    Betsy's 'Warbucks' Bets $3 Million on Wonk With a Wiggle

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    June 9, 1998

    Becoming 'Dem-ato'

    Schumer Morphs Into Alfonse: Fires Assault Weapon at Green, and Praises His Own Miss

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    January 6, 1998