Bad news, fatsos: according to the vast majority of New Yorkers, you are more miserable and less successful than non-fatsos. That's according to a recently released Marist/NY1 poll, anyway, which shows that more than 70 percent of New Yorkers think fat people are more unhappy and less successful tha ... More >>
It's a bit of a busy -- and rough -- week for Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. This month, she has spoken out on a wide range of topics -- from food stamps to gun violence to women's rights. But today, it's just plain ole politics that she has to deal with. First, a NY1/YNN-Marist Poll released Tuesday n ... More >>
You read that headline right. The Marist Poll came out with some stats today that say that nearly 20% of voters in South Carolina are "kinda somewhat likely" to vote for Stephen Colbert to be president of the United States. Playing along with the political satire (or whatever we should be calling t ... More >>
Since being named New York City schools chancellor 100 days ago, Cathie Black has not had an easy go of it. Her appointment was delayed by naysayers, getting the whole thing off to a bad start, but it was only made worse when she actually took over, making insensitive jokes about birth contro ... More >>
Every political pundit gave Mike Bloomberg the same look-out as soon as he said he wanted four more years as mayor: Be careful what you wish for; third terms can be killers. The killing has begun. Today's latest Marist poll shows Bloomberg's approval rating at 37 percent, down 13 points from ... More >>
Just how heavy a lift Mike Bloomberg took on last week when he ferried over to Governors Island to put the downtown mosque debate in the context of this city's great tradition of religious freedom came a little clearer yesterday with the new polls: He's way down. For the first time in five y ... More >>
Hurting at home, Freddy Ferrer turns to national stars for help
Willie Colón's salsa beats crackle over the speaker, his cadence dipping and dancing over the heavy brass. A new hit on La Mega 97.9? Nope, it's the loop that callers hear when on hold at Mike Bloomberg's campaign headquarters, encouraging them to vote for the mayor. In his quest to squelch op ... More >>
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