Manhattan Congressman Charlie Rangel may be (but definitely is) a tax cheat. But he's no hater.The congressman yesterday announced that he's joining 25 other members of Congress in their support for the NoH8 campaign, a "global art protest project" in opposition to California's Proposition 8, which ... More >>
In 1981, as the booming gay culture was being hit with the AIDS epidemic and a rising conservative culture in Washington, Barney Frank, a young Democrat from Massachusetts, entered Congress. Six years later, he became the first elected official on the Hill to voluntarily tell the public about his ho ... More >>
The Rolling Stone writer penned the introduction for the latest edition of the book.
Despite the speculation of Fox News ("he has a proven record of managing the kinds of fiscal problems that beset our nation"), the Washington Post ("a Daniels candidacy probably would be taken as a sign that the games are over for the Republican Party, that it is time to buckle down and organize to ... More >>
Click to enlarge and see the ridiculousness in a bigger size. New Yorkers should want for nothing, and when we do, we kvetch about it, and then go get it, because that's what New Yorkers do. We shouldn't look desperate, preening, pathetic, or in-need. It just doesn't seem to fit the spirit of ... More >>
City Hall gift-wraps another present for baseball's richest team
On November 22 hundreds of rightblogger sites celebrated "V-I Day" -- the end of the Iraq war. This accompanied no government declarations; in fact this weekend Iraq's foreign minister warned that early withdrawal of American troops would lead to "piracy," and a Baghdad mob defiled an effigy of Geor ... More >>
After getting smacked around by Rep. Dennis Kucinich on Friday (that's gotta sting), city Economic Development Corporation president Seth Pinsky penned a Daily News op-ed yesterday to "set the record straight" on the Yankees stadium project. The Big Bronx Dig, asserted Pinsky, is a "home run" that o ... More >>
The taxpayer cost of the Yankees' latest request for city bonds went up on Friday, as the city Independent Budget Office released a more detailed analysis of just how much tax revenue will be lost if the Family Steinbrenner is allowed to use tax-exempt bonds to finance an additional $350 million in ... More >>
Once again, Ralph Nader has thrown his hat into the presidential race. The perennial candidate spoke with the Voice about corporate greed, impeaching Bush and why he thinks Obama and Clinton are one in the same. Village Voice: What made you decide to run for president again? Ralph Nader: Same rea ... More >>
Now divorced from the mob, the Teamsters choose a Bobby Kennedy type for president
And deep into their backstories and political views. Inanimate? Like hell they are.
Obama's strategy makes her spurn Bill's Cuban advances and embrace Bush and the GOP's anti-Castro right.
No lame duck, Bush has big plans to push through an imperial legacy before he leaves
Joining the anti-war surge on Washington? Plot your itinerary now.
The 2003 South Carolina debate, with George Stephanopoulus in the foreground. Wait, was he running? (GWU) With 53 weeks until the 2008 Iowa caucuses, voters could be forgiven for thinking they had plenty of time to enjoy life before the start of another bruising and expensive presidential campaign ... More >>
Anti-war lefties have had it with Clinton. Now they don't have to take it anymore.
European tour '05: A jumping-off point for a White House run in '08?
Stars descend on a dying town in hopes that Cleveland rocks the vote
Anti-War Activists Gather in Midtown to Demand an End to U.S. Occupation
It's Time to Call for New Black Leadership
Howard Dean May Be Dying, but He Sure Packed a Sting
The Democrats scramble to find a scream-proof alpha
But a General Alarm Spreads Through the State
Capture of Saddam Doesn't Mean the Capture of Iraq
Change Is in the Air for Democratic Challengers
After the Ecstasy, Foreign Policy
In Arnold's Shadow, Dean Could Strengthen Lead
Self-Promoting, Anti-Careerist Comix Hero Harvey Pekar Gets the Biopic He Deserves
Bubbling, Crude Documents From Cheney
Hawaii Is the First State to Defy Ashcroft
Slick Talk About How the War's Not About Oil
Graham the Latest Cracker
Dems Trying to Stall Bush's War Machine
'Citizens Will Not Become Informants'
Tom DeLays Republican Congress Prepares to Smash the State
Third Party Lock & Load
Hawks in the Dark Over Belgrade
He's Back in Bed With the Republican Right
Fund-Loving President's Fond 'Give Backs'
Social Security Mobilizes Troops
''...it is possible that once she has been arrested she will make a suicide attempt.''
From FBI Psychological Profile of Suspect Terry Squillacote