Today is day we honor Martin Luther King, Jr. in the United States, one of the single individuals to do the most of anyone in advancing the cause of civil rights in our nation during the twentieth century.
It's worth remembering King's time in New York -- specifically two events, which both relate ... More >>
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November 23, 1972, Vol. XVII, No. 47
Let George undo it
by Joe Flaherty
Well, with the election over and the inevitable results in, the inevitable has happened -- the pogrom has begun. Not, however, the one that was expected. In a perv ... More >>
For those of us paid to type about city politics for a living, there can be no merrier Season's Greetings than Mike Bloomberg's new presidential tryout. For one thing, it gets mayoral aides clicking on all six cylinders when it comes to anonymous quote making, like this gem donated to the N ... More >>
Charlie Rangel gets to hear his fate today from the congressional ethics panel and his many fans are weighing in on his behalf.
After meeting with the state's congressional delegation, Governor Paterson last night (make that late last night -- 10:29 PM) released a statement praising Harlem's ... More >>
Liu prepares to take over after beating Yassky to the comptroller bouquetJohn Liu is taking no prisoners as he prepares for his January 1 launch as city comptroller. As the Post's David Seifman reports, Liu has informed 60 top managers at the office that their services won't be needed. At the ... More >>
Is the term limits question the third rail for Mike Bloomberg's reelection campaign? That wily old dog Charlie Rangel seems to think so.
WNBC's Gabe Pressman reports that in an interview, the Harlem congressman hammered hard at the mayor for violating "a trust" with the public, accusing him ... More >>
No New York journalist has jousted with as many mayors and with as much tenacity as NBC's great Gabe Pressman. So we asked Gabe, who started covering City Hall in 1954, what he thought about Mike Bloomberg's hissy eruption yesterday at New York Observer blogger Azi Paybarah. "I wrote it this morni ... More >>