Clyde Haberman

  • Voice Choices

    November 19, 2014


    Celebrate an overlooked NYC landmark.

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    October 4, 2010

    Carl Paladino Winning Poster Election

    ​The poster primary is an increasingly key metric in political races, as witness Obama's iconic "Hope" banner in 2008. In the New York gubernatorial race, so far the clear poster edge goes to Carl Paladino's madcap crew whose "we'll-do-and-say-anything" approach to politics lends itself well t ... More >>

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    July 27, 2010

    Newt Gingrich Joins Rick Lazio in Anti-Mosque Crusade

    ​Newt Gingrich weighed in on the Ground Zero mosque debate on NY1 last night and the ex-congressman-turned-Republican philosopher who still thinks of himself as presidential timber gave us a nice taste of his current world view: "This is a political act designed to establish a 13-story buildin ... More >>

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    March 23, 2010

    Another Tuesday, Another Election No One Will Vote In

    ​It's Tuesday, and these days in New York City, that means another special election. With runoff elections, resignations, and the occasional expulsion from a legal body, there have been quite a few in the past election season. Today's race is in the 44th City Council District, where Republica ... More >>

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    December 9, 2009

    New Bloomberg Threat and This Time It's To Cuomo

    There's something familiar about this third-term Mike Bloomberg...​On a panel last night discussing the city's new political landscape, Times columnist Clyde Haberman suggested to the crowd at the Baruch College School of Public Affairs that the signs so far from Mike Bloomberg are a little om ... More >>

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    August 4, 2009

    Times Outs Bloomy's Fickle Outrage Meter

    ​It looks like Mike Bloomberg's burst of outrage over Plaxico Burress's concealed gun bust is paying off. The former Giant's wide receiver is now facing three and a half years in prison if convicted on criminal weapons possession charges. But as the Times's ever-adroit Clyde Haberman points o ... More >>

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    March 5, 2009

    3rd Time's The Charm? Siegel and Mastro Ask the Feds to Restore Term Limits

    After losing their federal lawsuit challenging the City Council's right to overturn term limits for Mayor Bloomberg, advocates are turning to the federal government. Last month veteran civil rights attorney (and current candidate for public advocate) Norman Siegel, along with the corporate law fir ... More >>

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    February 13, 2009

    Pitchers and Catchers Report Tomorrow

    Valentine's Day is a little sweeter this year because it's also the first day major league injured players, pitchers and catchers report to spring training, which means we can talk about baseball "Spring Training Thankfully Arrives," says the Wall Street Journal. amNY's Urbanite finds fans "hungry ... More >>

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    December 26, 2008

    Kennedy Accused of Under-Tipping Dems, Promoting Neil Diamond

    Not only is Caroline Kennedy disinclined to vote in New York elections -- she also has not contributed to any New York Democratic candidates in recent years, except for city council speaker Christine Quinn, to whom she has given a paltry $1,000, says the Daily News. (Her husband did, however, contri ... More >>

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    September 26, 2008

    NYC RFD: Tappan Zee Going Down, Christmas Lights Going Up

    Though the Tappan Zee Bridge is only 53 years old, the state Transportation Department says it's not worth fixing and proposes to replace it with a new bridge, says NY1, which describes the Tappan Zee as "one of the most consistent traffic bottlenecks in the region." No clue as to what the new bridg ... More >>

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    December 5, 2006

    Twisted Spitzer

    Note to good-guy governor-elect: 10 reasons to stay Hevesi’s execution

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    December 6, 2005
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    November 29, 2005

    A Times Quiz

    Gray Lady Scorns Mirror, Urges Battered Ferrer to Count Self-Inflicted Wounds

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    November 29, 2005
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    July 6, 2004


    The Post's blunder was hilarious but not historic. So why has this story lasted?

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    February 24, 2004

    Pomp or Protest

    Choosing the Narrative for the GOP Convention

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    October 21, 2003

    Out of Print?

    CCNY’s Journalism Students Fight to Save Program

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    March 12, 2002

    The Wrong Man Gets a Second Chance

    A Decision Protecting All Defendants

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    April 20, 1999

    Rescuing Kids From Bad Schools

    Can Giuliani Pass This Test?

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    February 23, 1999
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    December 8, 1998
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    June 16, 1998

    The Return of Frank Serpico

    'Howard Safir Should Resign,' Says Serpico