Dominic Carter

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    January 15, 2010

    Haiti Is The Only Story

    ​Our normal political pursuits are rendered even more trivial than usual by the footage of the corpse-lined streets of Port- Au-Prince. Ford vs. Gillibrand? Paterson's depleted campaign treasury? Senate expulsion for Monserrate? Thirty days in jail for Dominic Carter? Our everyday concerns sli ... More >>

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    November 27, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Twitpic via DPixel. It was a short week but a merry one, with or without a vodka infused turkey. Now that Thanksgiving has been properly ruined, thanks to the diabolical War on Thanksgiving, and Black Friday has passed without fatalities, we descend into Xmas, which has apparently been mad ... More >>

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    November 22, 2009

    Dominic Carter convicted of attempted assault

    ​Former NY1 political reporter Dominic Carter was found guilty of third degree attempted assault on Friday in the beating of his wife. Ramapo Justice Arnold Etelson found that Mrs. Carter's injuries were not serious enough to support a misdemeanor assault charge.

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    October 31, 2009

    Dominic Carter out at NY1

    ​A NY1 spokesman told the Daily News that local political journalist Dominic Carter, who was taken off the air last week as he went on trial for spousal abuse, is not going to be returning. NY1 Regional Vice President & General Manager Stephen Paulus said "At this point, we have no plans to br ... More >>

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    October 30, 2009

    Dominic Carter Case Upgraded to Hilarious

    ​The case of Dominic Carter, recently accused of abusing his wife, is veering into Vito Fossella territory. The Post says today the NY1 political reporter has, according to a "relative," fathered two children out of wedlock with his "high-school sweetheart" while wed to Marilyn Carter. One of ... More >>

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    September 11, 2009

    Debate Cringe Moment: Katz Dumps Hevesi

    Last night's Democratic comptroller candidates' debate had a moment that made at least a few of us cringe -- and searching for the replay button to make sure we heard what we thought we heard. The moment came during the perennial "Lightning Round" - those "Yes" or "No" zingers from NY1 host Do ... More >>

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    August 24, 2009

    Paterson Clarifies: I'm Being Stereotyped, Not Necessarily Racially

    The new Siena poll, along with the usual despairing findings on voter confidence, shows citizens still want Andrew Cuomo to be governor instead of David Paterson. But, as Paterson said last week, that's because they're racists. Actually the Governor clarified his comments Saturday, or muddled them ... More >>

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    April 8, 2009

    Barrett: Al Sharpton Gets an Apology

    I owe Al Sharpton an apology. He was in rare form Monday night on NY1, ranting as if he had turned the clock back to his old sweat-suit days (NY1 actually ran classic footage of him in his favorite, all-black outfit). He took several runs at me during this extended interview and did manage to get on ... More >>

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    August 29, 2006

    Brooklyn's Nasty Race Race

    Color and power collide in a historically black district

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    August 18, 2006

    At the Debate: Bombs and Love Taps

    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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    November 14, 2005

    The Curious Case of CXB

    In the September 13th Democratic primary, Christopher X. Brodeur won 16,561 votes. Today he was in Criminal Court—with Ron Kuby at his side—after 12 days in Rikers on charges of resisting arrest and harassment, the latter referring to his alleged threat to physically harm New York Observer ... More >>

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    August 23, 2005
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    August 18, 2005

    Riots, Gutballs, and Scumbags (A Debate Continues)

    So enough already about where Gifford Miller's fabulously cute kids are going to go to school. One of the more revealing comments from Tuesday's Democratic debate was made not by one of the candidates or panelists on stage, but by an audience member walking out. She kept muttering to her nodding fri ... More >>

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    August 17, 2005

    Dems Debate: They're All Winners in the Spin Room

    After the last answer to the last question at Tuesday night's Democratic mayoral debate, folks in the audience at Jazz at Lincoln Center began getting out of their seats, even though host Dominic Carter was still speaking to a live television audience. It was like the bell had rung at the end of cla ... More >>

  • News

    August 14, 2001

    O Brother, Where Art Thou?

    Inside Al Sharpton’s Family Reunion

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    October 12, 1999

    Bigger and Blacker

    How the former mayor made Al Sharpton kosher and is winning back the hearts of African Americans

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    September 22, 1998
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    June 2, 1998

    The Battle for Harlem

    Sharpton Camp Assails Butts as Upstate Republicans Maneuver To Exploit Black Power Struggle