President Barack Obama is scheduled to visit Albany tomorrow and a local strip club isn't missing the chance to cash in on the visit by inviting the Secret Service to enjoy some topless (hopefully legal) entertainment.Shenanigans, located on Central Avenue in Albany, is your run-of-the-mill strip cl ... More >>
John Liu's latest fundraising scandal could be a boost for expected mayoral candidate Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. But Stringer isn't talking about it. Runnin' Scared ran up to Stringer today after he testified at a City Council hearing to ask him about the latest troubles for emba ... More >>
Aside from voter apathy and a weak field, the mayoral race is really shaping up.
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 >>
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 >>
The daily schedules of Kevin Sheekey, deputy mayor for Bloombergian political ambitions, have been posted courtesy of a FOIL request and a good deed by Azi Paybarah, the NY Observer/PolitickerNY's indefatigable political watchdog. In addition to Paybarah's shrewd observations (he notes, for instance ... More >>
She once called former Vice President Al Gore low on “Negro tolerance.” Then she charged that the Bush Administration purposefully allowed the September 11 attacks to happen. And, before she finished her sixth and final term in Congress, she punched a U.S. Capitol Police Officer who failed to re ... More >>
Behind the governor's extreme makeover
For five years, New York's senior senator said nothing about the toxic cloud that hung over his own constituents.
How Brian McLaughlin betrayed the labor movement and conned us all
Accused of sexually abusing young boys, a Brooklyn rabbi lit for Israel 22 years ago. Now one alleged victim wants him brought back for trial.
Desperate times call for desperate measureslike talking to lobbyists
Hillary Clinton becomes kosher for a community that had its doubts
Anti-war lefties have had it with Clinton. Now they don't have to take it anymore.
Clinton attacks her likability problem with some of New York's toughest guys
With everyone chasing a Bloombucks bonus, only the most craven can win
Hurting at home, Freddy Ferrer turns to national stars for help
The Brooklyn D.A.'s office is ailing, but the cure may be worse than the ailment
It's scratch, hiss, claw in media land as Clinton and Pirro square off
Hillary walks tightrope! Schumer frolics in spotlight!
Hillary Haters Go Wild Over Campaign-Finance Acquittal
Pressed by GOP bigsKarl Rove!Pirro considers a run against Hillary Clinton
Hillary haters go wild over campaign finance case
Hillary Clinton brings home the dollars for New York's defense contractors
The Democrats try to come up with a compelling case to oust the mayor
As Ferrer stumbles, the skinny congressman from Brooklyn muscles up
Clinton and Kerry launch an unlikely crusade for religious freedom at work
With his fancy footwork over gay marriage, Bloomberg could be stepping on too many toes
A Bush Covert Operative Takes Over Al Sharpton's Campaign
The Comptroller's Payroll Becomes a Political Playground
Pro-War Media Conglomerate Tries to Take Over New York
Blunders, Billions, and Backstabbing Beat Green
Is the 39th CD De Blasios to Lose?
Five Visions for a Young Office
Ferrer Campaigns For the Other New York
Feuding Politicos Pull No Punches in Congressional Race
Why Religion Doesn't Have a Prayer in New York Politics
Fund-Loving President's Fond 'Give Backs'
Despite his recent troubles, it's business as usual for Carl McCall
Mark Green's Senate Campaign Ignores the Isms (as in Leftism)