Errol Louis

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2014

    Staten Island Congressional Candidates Have Read Zero Books Between the Two of Them

    Congressman Michael Grimm and his somehow-still-neck-and-neck challenger, Domenic Recchia, faced off in a debate on NY1 on Tuesday, and it turns out neither one is much of a man of letters.

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    September 9, 2014

    Andrew Cuomo Wins Democratic Primary, Defeating Challenger Zephyr Teachout [Updated]

    In a tighter than expected race, Governor Andrew Cuomo has defeated his longshot Democratic primary challenger Zephyr Teachout. With 41 percent of precincts reporting, the Associated Press is declaring the governor the victor. His pick for lieutenant governor, Kathy Hochul, has also defeated Teachou ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 3, 2014

    Zephyr Teachout Debated An Empty Chair on NY1 Last Night

    There was a debate in the governor's race scheduled last night, but, as expected, only one candidate showed up. Zephyr Teachout, who's challenging Governor Andrew Cuomo in the Democratic primary election on September 9, has repeatedly asked Cuomo to debate her. The response, she's said, has been "to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 22, 2013

    Your Post-Debate Mayoral Race Power Rankings

    It has been a long, tumultuous democratic primary in New York City. Candidates have leapfrogged each other in the polls so many times it's hard to keep track who's in first place these days. We're here to help. Here are your mayoral race power rankings, based on candidates' performances in Wednesd ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2013

    Which NYC Mayoral Candidates Think Spying on American Muslims is Unconstitutional?

    On Sunday afternoon, seven mayoral hopefuls gathered for a forum co-hosted by the Arab American Association of New York (AAANY) and the Islamic Center at New York University. Community organizers hailed it as an historic moment. Nearly three weeks after the Boston bombings--and in the heat of the de ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 16, 2013

    Anthony Weiner Gives Television Interview To Foster Mayoral Campaign

    Looks like the prospects of Weiner on the campaign trail are getting a bit more serious. In an interview with NY1 last night, the former Congressman sat down with Inside City Hall host Errol Louis to discuss the news he spurred last week with his New York Times Magazine profile, in which he mention ... More >>

  • News

    October 26, 2011

    Let It Bleed

    Hard at work on his eighth novel, Deadwood author Pete Dexter still packs a punch

  • Blogs

    December 31, 2009

    Voting Machine Smack-Down: Lobbyists Brawl

    The city Board of Elections -- the last unabashed stronghold of political patronage - is poised to award the ultimate political contract. On Tuesday the board's ten political appointees - one each from each party in each borough -- will choose between two giant election machine companies that, for a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 30, 2009

    Atlantic Yards Combatants Finally Forced To Sit Through State Senate Hearing

    The footprint. Image via Atlantic Yards or Atlantic Lots. Yesterday was the long-awaited — like, six years long — first state legislative hearing on Bruce Ratner's Atlantic Yards project, with State Senator Bill Perkins convening his Corporations, Authorities, and Commissions Committee ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    Pols, Press Party with Sharpton and His Corrupt Network

    The governor of New York is having lunch today with a tax dodger who owes the state nearly a million dollars. The mayor is chowing down, too. Tomorrow the vice president will wrap his arms around the same celebrity cheat who stiffed the IRS for nearly $2 million. David Paterson, Mike Bloomberg and ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 24, 2008

    Life's Unfare: The MTA's Fare Hikes Cause Outrage

    We New Yorkers also enjoy complaining about the subways: they're dirty and smelly and never run on time

  • Blogs

    April 24, 2008

    The Impending Sean Bell Verdict

    Tomorrow morning, Queens Supreme Court Justice Arthur Cooperman will render his verdict in the Sean Bell "50 Shots" trial. The NYPD has mobilized and will not allow any officers to have time off during the next four days in case of widespread protest regarding Cooperman's decision. The Post frames t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2008

    This Freaky Friday: TGI Variety! (And Not in the McGreevey Sense)

    After nearly two weeks of giant screaming headlines about one scandal or another, we finally get back to a variety of topics on page one of our beloved tabloids. Maybe it's because yesterday was the first day of spring, and it's time for a seasonal rebirth. Nah, it's probably because we've run out b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 5, 2008
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    March 4, 2008

    TABLOIDED: Hill and Obama's Last Dance?

    The end, it would seem, is drawing near for the Hillary versus Obama storyline, and so we have both New York City tabs giving the narrative its proper last hurrah. The Post goes to its trusty Photoshop department and gussies up the candidates like a pair of high plains drifters for its cover. The ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008
  • News

    March 4, 2003

    Ashcroft Out of Control

    Ominous Sequel to USA Patriot Act

  • News

    September 5, 2000

    Nouveau Pitch

    Selling Himself: What James E. Davis Does Best