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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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 >>
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.
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>