Jon Corzine

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    August 26, 2013

    Here's Donald Trump Losing It On Twitter After the New York Attorney General Sued His Ridiculous Faux University

    Why did failing A.G. Eric Schneiderman, after years of looking, file his pathetic lawsuit on a SATURDAY afternoon (unheard of)? No case!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) August 25, 2013 Two years ago, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman's office started investigating a number of for ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2011

    New Jersey's Medical Marijuana Program Could Begin by the End of 2011

    ​After complications, New Jersey will move forward with its medical marijuana program, Governor Chris Christie said on Tuesday. The bill, signed into law by former Governor Jon S. Corzine, a Democrat, on his last day in office back in January of 2010, was supposed to make way for operation wit ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2011

    Chris Christie and Roger Ailes Have a Secret Relationship; It Sucks to Work For AOL

    ​Fox News boss Roger Ailes loves Chris Christie and has made no secret of his desire for the New Jersey governor to run for president in 2012. Christie maintains that he's 100% not running this time around, though that hasn't stopped a relationship from blooming between the powerful Republican ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2011

    The Huffington Post Didn't Steal Anything Except Your Labor and Content, Unfortunately

    ​It would be very easy to root against the liberal cleavage emporium, occasionally news-breaking, mostly news-aggregating behemoth The Huffington Post, whose most popular articles currently include "PHOTOS: Jennifer Love Hewitt In A Bikini" and something called "WATCH: The Wrong Way To Install ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 4, 2010

    New Jersey Inching Toward Medical Marijuana, But It Won't Be the "Good Stuff"

    NJ Stoners​Ailing New Jersey residents may be smoking medical marijuana by next summer thanks to a compromise reached between Governor Chris Christie and weed advocates, who thought they had won when previous Governor Jon Corzine signed a law legalizing the treatment on his way out of office. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2010

    Chris Christie, GOP Star, Is a Man for Four Seasons -- Hotels

    ​Chris Christie, a.k.a. "Governor Wrecking Ball," likes to live large we now know thanks to an intrepid inspector general for the Department of Justice, although it's not clear if this helps or hurts the political fortunes of the XXX-sized New Jersey gov.

  • Blogs

    January 4, 2010

    Gay Marriage in New Jersey: Still on Hold

    Will these morons get gay marriage before we do?​Marriage equality activists in New Jersey are hoping to get hundreds of protesters to rally in Trenton today, even though it is 20 degrees out and the first work day after the holidays. Regardless, their hopes for getting a marriage equality bil ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 22, 2009

    Here's Why Giuliani's Bugging Out of 2010: He Couldn't Win

    After months of vacillation and some tantalizing late rumors, it appears Rudolph Giuliani isn't going to run for the Statehouse or the Senate next year. He's expected to endorse Rick Lazio for the Senatorial nomination instead. Hot Air, among others, is bummed. "You're never going to get an environ ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2009

    So, Who in Jersey Do We Have to Blow to Get Gay Marriage? Vote Delayed

    ​It would have been pretty embarrassing if Jersey were to one-up New York on civil rights and pass their marriage equality bill just weeks after the Empire State told its own gay couples to go to hell. Given how many ex-pat New York gays have colonized Jersey from Asbury Park to Montclair, it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 9, 2009

    Springsteen Won't Play Christie's Inaugural; Supports Gay Marriage Instead

    ​Incoming Republican Governor of New Jersey Chris Christie asked Jersey bard Bruce Springsteen to play at his January 19 inauguration. The Boss declined. Christie's people say "he doesn't want to get involved in state politics" and wished Christie "every success." The Governor-Elect will in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2009

    Gay Marriage Bill Wins in D.C. Council; New York Still Lags

    ​By a vote of 11-2 (with former Mayor Marion Barry among the minority), the Washington, D.C. city council has agreed to recognize gay marriages in the District. This isn't the end of it: procedure requires a second reading within two weeks, and then the Mayor's signature, a Congressional resol ... More >>

  • Columns

    November 10, 2009

    The Bloomberg Blowout That Wasn't

    History's richest campaign wins by a nose

  • Blogs

    November 3, 2009

    Election 2009: Tight in Jersey

    The polls closed at 8 p.m. but the Jersey Governor's race between incumbent Jon Corzine (pictured) and former U.S. Attorney Chris Christie is at present too close to call, just as late polls had suggested. Republicans are cautiously optimistic: "POLITICS 24/7 is willing to go out on a limb with Chr ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2009

    Next-day stories

    Brian Schroeder, 26, turned himself in to police yesterday evening in connection with yesterday's fire in the 9/11 Memorial Chapel. Police sources tell the Post that Schroeder, a texan-born graduate of Duke and Harvard Law, may have set the fire on a drunken dare. Yesterday's 5-alarm fire destroy ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 31, 2009

    Daggett to Giuliani in NJ Gov race: go home.

    ​With a scant few days left before high-profile elections in NY-23 and NYC, both of which are in New York, America's Former Mayor Rudy Giuliani is spending his time in Jersey, stumping for Republican Chris Christie and feuding with insurgent Independent Chris Daggett. Giuliani told the NY Pos ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2009

    Challenger Fights Staten Island Beep Over Lighthouse, Fish; Rudy Leaps In

    ​To our surprise, Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro has a challenger in this year's race, Democrat John Luisi, who has not only collected expected labor endorsements but also the backing of the local Independence Party, the Lenora Funlani org which has also endorsed Mayor Bloomber ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2009

    Paterson Calls Special Albany Session on Deficit

    Having proposed $3 to $5 billion in state budget cuts, Governor Paterson yesterday announced he would call the state legislature into special session on November 10 to see that they are implemented. He'll also meet with its leaders this week. Paterson's proposed cuts have already caused complaints ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2009

    Daggett lost on ballot in NJ Gov race

    ​The Newark Star-Ledger, which shook up the NJ gubernatorial election by endorsing Independent candidate Chris Daggett over incumbent Democrat Jon Corzine and Republican Chris Christie, is questioning whether voters who agree with them will be able to find him on the ballot. Candidates who ar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Corzine Still Leads in Jersey Despite Voter Hatred

    A new poll of "likely voters" shows Jon Corzine maintaining his 3-point lead over Chris Christie for the governorship of New Jersey. Whereas the previous poll gave Corzine a 40-37 edge on Christie, in today's Rutgers-Eagleton tally each of them lost a point, presumably to third-party challenger Chri ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2009

    Jersey Security Guard Arrested for Alleged Threat Against Obama

    President Obama was on his way to New Jersey to campaign for Jon Corzine, and Newark Airport security guard John Brek, a Republican and NRA member, was very excited. He talked to some of his colleagues at an airport coffee cart about it, and one of them reported the conversation to authorities who l ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Hated Corzine Takes Lead in Jersey Poll

    ​New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine seems miraculously to have taken the lead in his reelection effort against former federal prosecutor Chris Christie, 40-37 (with independent candidate Christopher Daggett taking 14 percent) -- despite the fact that 49 percent of voters disapprove of Corzine's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 16, 2009

    Cheek, in Review: 7 Days of Runnin' Scared

    ​ Twitpic via DanaBoscorelli. Up, Up and Awry! The Balloon Boy and his wacky father helped keep our minds off the real world, which sucked even more than usual. In national news, the Nobel Peace Prize continued its deadly rampage across America. But don't despair, rightbloggers: President O ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2009

    Star-Ledger endorses the Independent in NJ-Gov race

    ​Meanwhile, across the river, New Jersey's largest newspaper endorsed independent candidate Chris Daggett for Governor today over incumbent Democrat Jon Corzine and Republican opponent Chris Christie. The Star-Ledger editorial says that their decision is less about the major party candidates, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2009

    Donald Trump's Claim That Author Lowballed His $ is Thrown Out of Court

    Much to our relief, it is very hard for public figures to win defamation suits against journalists, though that didn't stop Donald Trump from trying one against Times reporter Timothy O'Brien for estimating Trump's wealth lower than Trump himself has publicized. The alleged lowball -- between $150 m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Chris Christie Wins GOP Nomination for NJ Governor

    Yesterday New Jersey Republicans picked Christopher Christie to run against wealthy incumbent Democratic governor Jon Corzine. Christie presently holds a seven-point poll lead over Corzine, so Republicans, heretofore glum about Jersey in general ("the people of New Jersey have apparently made an ir ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 14, 2009

    Times Spreads Slander that Bloomberg is Rich, Favors Rich People

    Because he's so rich and popular, local news outlets can only gently hint that our Mayor's interests may not entirely coincide with those of ordinary New Yorkers. A ripe example is the item in today's Times that shows Bloomberg's strong public support for rich losers like Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    New Fast Train Will Take You to Atlantic City, Penury

    The unemployment numbers are tough, so it's a good time to head for Atlantic City and make the rent the old-fashioned way. Today Atlantic City Express Service, aka ACES, joins Jersey Governor Jon Corzine to christen their direct (with one stop in Newark) weekend service between Penn Station and the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 30, 2008

    Governor, Others Plead D.C. for Stimulation

    Trends these days come not from Williamsburg nor the East Village, but from Wall Street. For example, says the New York Times, "Layoffs Sweep From Wall St. Across New York Area" -- with matching impoverishment! And now local celebs are all about the stimulus. Governor Paterson went to Washington yes ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2008

    Bringing the National Popular Vote to NY

    The New Jersey legislature passed a bill last week that would essentially destroy the Electoral College, giving the presidency to the candidate who wins the nationwide popular vote. A similar bill has been introduced in Albany, but it's looking like a legislative long-shot—at least for now. So f ... More >>

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    May 23, 2007
  • NYC Life

    March 28, 2006

    Malice's Restaurant

    What Rao's and a gangster-run school bus drivers' union have in common

  • News

    November 8, 2005

    Centrist Democrats Notch Big Win

    Finding the middle pays off in red-state Virginia

  • NYC Life

    October 25, 2005
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    June 21, 2005

    FBI Turned Loose

    Privacy rights may disappear if a new Senate Intelligence Committee bill passes

  • News

    June 14, 2005

    Senator = Fat Cat

    Frist, other esteemed leaders present their wallets for your perusal.

  • NYC Life

    January 11, 2005
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    January 4, 2005

    The Big, Bad Michael Chertoff

    Reason to fear Bush's new choice for Homeland Security

  • News

    November 16, 2004

    But Boot Camp Is Still Free

    Bush, Congress quietly slash key grants for college

  • News

    November 4, 2003

    The Man Who Would Be Kings

    Wannabe 'Brooklyn Nets' Owner Ratner Already Is a Man for All Subsidies

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    May 28, 2002
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    February 19, 2002

    What’s Wrong With 401(k)'s?

    Brokers Get Rich. The Rich Get Tax Breaks. And the Little Guy Gets No Pension.

  • News

    February 12, 2002

    Rich Man, Poor People

    The Billionaire Mayor and the Income Gap

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    February 12, 2002
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    January 15, 2002

    Enron Update: SEC Chief Has Potential Conflict of Interest

    Senator Says Harvey Pitt Should Recuse Himself From Investigation

  • News

    October 30, 2001

    The Best Campaign Money Can Buy

    Team Bloomberg in the Chips

  • News

    May 1, 2001

    The Ego Candidates

    Bloomberg Lands First Endorsement: Abe Hirschfeld

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    March 13, 2001

    Lawmakers Call for New Pollution Limits

    Abandoned by Prez, Republicans on Hill Push Curbs

  • News

    June 13, 2000

    Can Mr. Smith-ereen Go to Washington?

    Powerpop Star Sets Sights on Senate

  • News

    June 6, 2000

    The Advancing Abolitionists

    How Clean Is Amoco's Gas?

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    December 8, 1998

    Hyde & Seek

    Wider probe could burn judiciary chair

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