Finally, it's over.When we started reporting on the Rangel/Espaillat primary race last week, the challenger to the Harlem Congressman's throne was ready to take the vote count to court. The race was close but it wasn't that close; the State Senator Adriano Espaillat was contesting 2,110 votes, ... More >>
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Al Sharpton filled ten minutes of NY1 air time last week refusing to endorse Andrew Cuomo, seemingly untroubled by Carl Paladino's bizarre e-mails. Instead, he heaped praise on Councilman Charles Barron, who is running against Cuomo for governor on the Freedom Party ballot line (it's free o ... More >>
Adam Lambert reacts to his own reflection. My two most commented posts of all time are in a down-to-the-wire race, as singing legend Diana Ross breathes down the lovely neck of new star Adam Lambert. This contest is even tighter than Bush vs. Gore, and I feel like someone can swoop in and st ... More >>
U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker ruled today that Proposition 8 is unconstitutional. The long awaited decision was just released from the U.S. District Courthouse for Northern California in San Francisco. The case, Perry vs. Schwarzenegger, was a lawsuit in which two gay couples sued that Propo ... More >>
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Councilmember David Yassky -- who pushed for a referendum amendment to the recent term limits overturn bill, but after the amendment's defeat voted for the bill anyway -- sent out an explanation for his vote, which we found at the Gowanus Lounge. Though Yassky's "initial reaction to the Mayor’s pr ... More >>
For months now folks have been saying that the worst thing that could happen for the Democrats' chances against Mike Bloomberg was a runoff. No one even mentioned a combination runoff-recountFerrer v. Green '01 with a dash of Bush v. Gore thrown in. That scenario even nullifies the Daily News ... More >>
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