So what's the value of the official seal of approval that outgoing D.A. Robert Morgenthau bestowed on his designated successor, Cyrus Vance Jr. yesterday as he made a formal endorsement on the courthouse steps in Foley Square?A lot - that is, if the findings of a poll commissioned back in January ... More >>
Image from Howie Klein's "Down With Tyranny" blog (downwithtyranny.blogspot.com)As my colleague Tom Robbins explained last month, Chuck Schumer has been flexing his considerable muscle to make sure that no elected Democrat challenges Senator Kirsten Gillibrand, the accidental incumbent, in a 2 ... More >>
Who's Caroline's daddy?
Joel, Mike and CarolineIt would be an oversimplification to say that Mike Bloomberg is the main man behind the Caroline Kennedy tsunami that's hit in the last two days. There are others behind the wave of support, as well. Some, for example, say that Rahm Emanuel has such a need to fill senate seats ... More >>
Photo via diggersf (cc) Hiring a top political consultant is a little like hiring a literary agent: If your book is half-way decent you can count on some favorable and helpful blurbs for the book jacket from the agent's other well-known clients. This logrolling approach appears to be working nicel ... More >>
The young dynamo wants to beat veteran state senator Martin Connor without answering too many questions
Comptroller Hevesis Business as Usual
Is Hevesi Doing an End-Run Around Campaign Finance Rules?