Frank MacKay

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    Does Cuomo's Favored AG Candidate Have Her Own Pedro Espada Problem?

    Rice​It sounds like an exotic Sandra Lee recipe: pigeon and rice. Lee is the Andrew Cuomo gal pal who took time off from her Food Network on-camera cooking duties to appear with him at his gubernatorial announcement and was famously asked by Roseanna Scotto recently on Fox Five when Andrew wo ... More >>

  • Columns

    January 12, 2010

    Gunning for the Working Families Party

    Landlords, lawyers fire at will

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2009

    Local paper: Scozzafava supports Democrat

    ​In the wake of yesterday's suprise announcement that Republican candidate Dede Scozzafava was dropping out of the race for the open congressional seat in NY-23, a number of powerful state unions, Scozzafava's husband, and possibly Scozzafava herself have switched their suppport to Democrat Bi ... More >>

  • Columns

    March 11, 2009

    Bloomberg's Double Deal

    As term-limits fight raged, a hush-hush $1.2 million campaign

  • News

    October 25, 2005

    Bloomy's Hypocritical Oath

    Four gripes with Michael Bloomberg's first-term performance

  • News

    September 27, 2005

    Bloomy's Flip-Flop

    How the mayor quietly backed down from his post–9-11 challenge to Fulani

  • News

    September 20, 2005

    Party Lines

    Independence Party chief says guru Newman OK'd Bloomberg endorsement

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2005

    Fulani Down, But Not Out

    Moments after Lenora Fulani and five close allies lost a lop-sided vote booting them from the executive committee of the state's Independence Party yesterday, she was asked what effect it had on the New York City party chapters, where she and her adherents still hold sway. Fulani held up her right ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2005

    Bloomie's Party Poopers

    No matter what happens at tomorrow's vote of the city's Working Families Party, Michael Bloomberg shouldn't count on its endorsement. Despite a report in today's Times that the mayor hoped to win its nomination, party insiders say the choice actually comes down to Democrat Fernando Ferrer, or "no e ... More >>

  • News

    September 6, 2005

    Mike's Awkward Ally

    Bloomberg needs Fulani's ballot line, but not her heavy baggage

  • News

    September 6, 2005

    Party Unfaithful

    Independence day