Congressional candidate Rory Lancman said today he's staying focused on the issues -- but didn't miss an opportunity to slam his opponents in the increasingly crowded -- and reliably colorful -- race to replace longtime Congressman Gary Ackerman.
Today, the Daily News reported that Jeffrey Gottlie ... More >>
Assemblywoman Grace Meng, who is running for Congress in a crowded race, nabbed the endorsement today of four pols who hope to be the next mayor of New York City.
Public Advocate Bill de Blasio, Comptroller John Liu, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, and former comptroller Bill Thompson stood ... More >>
A crowded race in Queens to replace longtime Congressman Gary Ackerman reached a new level of political drama today -- but the head of the Queens Democratic Party, who decided not to endorse his own cousin, is brushing aside the latest attacks, saying they come from a "misinformed" candidate.
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It's endorsement season in the crowded race to replace longtime Congressman Gary Ackerman -- who surprised folks last month with the announcement that he would be retiring.
You sometimes wonder how much these endorsements really matter -- but at least they offer us some insight into the kinds of d ... More >>
Though Queens Dems apparently picked Grace Meng to succeed Gary Ackerman, it looks like another Assemblymember wants the longtime pol's Congressional seat.
Rory Lancman will announce his candidacy for New York's 6th District today -- and he's ready to do battle with Meng -- who if elected, would be ... More >>
New York already has a rep for being filed with a bunch of scary, godless liberals -- you know, the kind of un-American scumbags that ride subways, rent apartments and -- perhaps worst -- work in THE MEDIA!!!
Still, you might wonder: Is New York actually a good place for non-believers to li ... More >>
CIA Director Leon Panetta says that al Qaida will "almost certainly" attempt to get revenge for the killing of Osama bin Laden, and thus, nowhere are security officials on higher alert than in New York City today. The New York Post reports that the NYPD "will pay special attention to subways, ... More >>
Halloran, not yet sounding his chargeMayor Bloomberg -- surprise, surprise -- is opposed to the latest City Council move to attach a "living wage" to projects that receive $100,000 or more on the dole from the city. And in other shocking developments, the city council's Heathen decides agains ... More >>
The Read of the Day is the Daily News account of how Queens congressman Gary Ackerman made a nice meeting between Israeli officials and a defense contractor - and then sold the contractor's stock for a tidy profit.
Newsmen Benjamin Lesser and Greg Smith report that Ackerman first bought stock ... More >>
The hot topic in Washington this week is President Obama's upcoming speech at West Point on Tuesday, which is expected to call for deploying 30-35,000 additional troops to Afghanistan. Just ahead of the Sunday news shows, the Senate Foreign Relations committee chaired by John Kerry has releas ... More >>
While the state senate isn't getting much done, at least some state officials doing their jobs, including writing letters of commendation to Trent Reznor. The Nine Inch Nails auteur has been very active in the fight to get relief for 27-year-old severe cardiomyopathy sufferer Eric De La Cruz of Ne ... More >>
It's time to stop pinning the "news" tag on Gary Ackerman's angry outburst at the SEC yesterday for not stopping Bernie Madoff.
Perhaps the most entertaining part of the House hearing, yes. But while the New York Democrat yelled at the SEC, whistleblower Harry Markopolos spoke more softly but cut d ... More >>
Yeah, yeah, blah, blah: Ackerman at last shows interest in the SEC's operations.
Congressman Gary Ackerman's rip-snorting attack on the SEC for not catching Bernie Madoff's scam is good entertainment, but it's only bluster to impress his constituents who got took.
Still, it's not a bad dog-and-po ... More >>
As is customary for New York City mayors, Michael Bloomberg went to Israel this weekend to show support for the country in its recent struggles with Hamas. He was accompanied by Police Commissioner Ray Kelly and Queens Congressman Gary Ackerman, and returned to New York this morning. While in Sderot ... More >>