Jacob Javits

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    June 4, 2013

    Christine Quinn's Prime Real Estate: Related Companies

    As the days wind down to November 5--when New Yorkers will choose their first post-Bloomberg leader--the prospects for City Hall continue their mad dash for donors, seeking large contributions from New York's most powerful elites. Spearheading that movement is City Council Speaker and Democratic fro ... More >>

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    August 10, 2010

    NYU Presents Expansion Plans For Long After You're Dead

    NYU met with Community Board 2 last night, to present its plan to add six million square feet of space to their New York City campuses by 2031. Some highlights of what NYU plans to do in the next 21 years, a few of which were made public for the first time last night:

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    July 8, 2010

    Bob Dylan's 'Nashville Skyline' -- People Are Missing the Point!

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 1, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 29 Obvious Believers by Robert Christgau I think people are missing the point of "Nashville Skyline," which is as it should be, since they were probably supposed to. The beauty of the album is that it is tota ... More >>

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    June 30, 2010

    John Lindsay Begins a Rough 1969 Re-Election Bid

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. March 20, 1969, Vol. XIV, No. 23 John Lindsay Throws Himself Into the Ring by Mary Perot Nichols John V. Lindsay has been testing the water for the last few weeks. Although it looked rough, Lindsay apparently decided he was a strong sw ... More >>

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    June 4, 2010

    Richard Nixon's 1968 Victory Begins to Sink In

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 14, 1968, Vol. XIV, No. 5 Ask Not What Nixon Will Do For You by Joe Flaherty ...In this dank, stale room Senate candidate Paul O'Dwyer sat in a chair testily denouncing the polls and the projections that on this early hour cla ... More >>

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    February 15, 2010

    Bobby Kennedy Takes a Walk on the Lower East Side

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. May 11, 1967, Vol. XII, No. 30 A Political Walk: Poor Man's East Side By Don McNeill After a Senate hearing on Grand Street to evaluate the War on Poverty and a gefilte fish lunch at Ratner's, Bobby Kennedy and Jacob Javits spent a rai ... More >>

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    January 4, 2010

    Barrett: Harlem's Gang of Four Handicaps the Governor's Race on NY1

    If you're a New York political junkie, the best entertainment of the holiday season was the sitdown Michael Scotto had last week on NY1 with the remaining members of Harlem's Gang of Four, David Dinkins, Basil Paterson and Congressman Charlie Rangel. They went on the show to laud gang leader and b ... More >>

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    December 11, 2009

    Clip Job: The Original Head Shop, and Congress Drops Acid with Allen Ginsberg

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. June 23, 1966, Vol. XI, No. 36 Scenes By Howard Smith One of the primary satisfactions of using drugs is the element of ritual -- rolling, tying up, snorting. All contain sexual sublimations that could, and maybe do, make a religion. ... More >>

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    August 7, 2009

    Clip Job: Gore Vidal Really Doesn't Like RFK for Senator

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archivesOctober 1, 1964, Vol. IX, No. 50Bobby is Not 'Best Man' for Playwright VidalBy Mary Perot NicholsThe author of "The Best Man" stood on a sidewalk at 74th Street and Madison Avenue on a rainy Monday and told TV and newspapermen that the best ma ... More >>

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    May 17, 2005
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    September 10, 2002

    Dead Man Running

    Ray Harding's Strategy for Liberal Party Survival

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    July 9, 2002

    Getting Away With Murder

    Pataki's Fiscal Follies Pass Unnoticed in Re-Election Fervor

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    May 7, 2002
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    January 4, 2000

    Millennial Matchup

    Zany and Historical Factors That Will Make Rudy or Hill a Winner 

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    February 2, 1999

    Rudy Vs. George

    Their new battle is more about the conservative party than the schools

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    December 29, 1998

    A Political Execution?

    Probe Cites Clubhouse Connections as a Cause of Child's Death

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    November 3, 1998

    D'Amato's Final Days

    Oy! is foul-mouthed Fonz headed for a fall?

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    November 3, 1998

    Absentee Al

    D'Amato Missed 966 Votes When He First Ran for Senate

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    October 27, 1998
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    October 20, 1998

    Westside Wonderland

    Are Giuliani and Pataki Planning a Stadium December Surprise?

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    October 6, 1998
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    July 7, 1998

    The Last Reformer?

    Mark Green's Senate Campaign Ignores the Isms (as in Leftism)