Tom DiNapoli is too nice a guy. The state comptroller apparently can't say no to anyone who wants to meet with him, though he has a mixed record when it comes to delivering what his bellringers want. I've been reading half a foot of DiNapoli's appointment schedules from 2007 to now an ... More >>
Having set the national stage for the Carl Paladino roll-out yesterday, with CNN citing the Times as their reason for interviewing him, the paper did a nosedive today on the Sienna and Marist polls that rebut the Quinnipiac numbers that were featured in a front page story the day before. Th ... More >>
Thank God for Rush Limbaugh. So long as he's calling George Steinbrenner a "cracker" who "made a lot of African-Americans millionaires," there's still a white guy with power in America that Al Sharpton is free to attack. So yesterday, "Silent Al" found his voice and called Rush "repugnant." ... More >>
State Democrats today announced a new "truth squad" to contest any and all Republican fibs, and tapped new party executive director Charlie King as lead attack dog. King, who lost bids for statewide office (lieutenant governor 2002; attorney general 2006) and later worked for Al Sharpton's Na ... More >>
This news should calm down angry AndyAndrew Cuomo got some great news yesterday with the announcement that Suffolk County executive Steve Levy may run for governor. Cuomo's onetime sidekick and running-mate Charlie King rushed to the op-ed op-ed pages of the New York Post to declare how gre ... More >>
Al Sharpton's rush to issue a statement this week denouncing Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney's use of the n-word in a magazine interview has once again made him a potential kingmaker. Thanks to Sharpton, Maloney may not stay in the 2010 senate race, making things easier for incumbent Kirsten Gillib ... More >>
The last thing I want to do is get into a fight with sweet Rachel Noerdlinger, the spokeswoman for sour Al Sharpton. It's not her fault that the Rev refused to answer my questions about his bizarre bonding with Designated Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, but had Noerdlinger issue a mocking written res ... More >>
The odd-ball marriage of Al Sharpton and schools chancellor Joel Klein -- who have been teaming up to tout their version of education reforms since last summer-- resulted in a sweet $500,000 wedding gift for Sharpton's National Action Network, reports the Daily News' indefatigable Juan Gonzalez this ... More >>
After the Sean Bell shooting, the NYPD opened a surprising investigationinto the victims
There were four different candidates on the stage last night at Pace University's Democratic attorney general debate, but the competition itself was pretty one-sided. Right from the get-go, it was a three-against-one match, with the two marginal candidates, Sean Patrick Maloney and Charlie King ... More >>
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