Though she's heretofore stopped short of calling for Anthony Weiner to resign, Democratic minority leader Nancy Pelosi is changing her tune in light of allegations that Weiner corresponded with a teenage girl online. She and other top Democrats -- Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debb ... More >>
Last Tuesday a Democrat came from behind to win a special election in New York's overwhelmingly Republican 26th Congressional District. Kathy Hochul's surge coincided with heavy, issue-specific campaign advertising, reminding NY-26 voters that Republicans in Congress supported a plan to turn Medicar ... More >>
This week in food blogs ...
Grub Street found out what President Barack Obama and Speaker Nancy Pelosi ate at the $15,000-a-plate Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee dinner at the St. Regis.
Eater learned firsthand just how hard it is to get into Provocateur without a reservation ... even ... More >>
Josh Moulton, who was the executive chef at West in Los Angeles, will take over the kitchen at Monkey Bar, which recently lost consulting chef Larry Forgione to P.J. Clarke's.
Aquavit is no longer referring to Marcus Samuelsson as its chef-owner. The Top Chef Masters contender is ... More >>
Last week a Research 2000 poll showed Democrat Bill Owens leading in that contentious NY-23 Congressional race, holding 35 points with Republican Dede Scozzafava at 30 and insurgent Conservative Party candidate Bill Hoffman, backed by Sarah Palin and other prominent rightwingers, at 23 percent. Tod ... More >>
The Albany Project reports that Jim Tedisco has finally conceded the NY-20 Congressional race. The chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee just sent out his congrats to winner Scott Murphy. It's been looking that way for a day or two, with Murphy up 401 votes in the post-electora ... More >>