Maggie Haberman

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    February 26, 2014

    The Observer's Embarrassing Eric Schneiderman Takedown Attempt, by the Numbers

    On Wednesday the New York Observer published a profile of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The piece is long, and utterly embarrassing in its exasperated defense of Donald Trump, Observer publisher Jared Kushner's father-in-law and the target of an ongoing lawsuit by the Attorney Genera ... More >>

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    April 26, 2012

    Andrew Cuomo Won't Talk About His Running For President In 2016. Everyone Else Will

    Governor Andrew Cuomo won't talk about his seemingly inevitable run for the White House in 2016, but everyone else will."All I'm working on is being the best governor I can be," Cuomo told reporters yesterday when asked about a presidential run becoming a distraction."That's where I am. That is real ... More >>

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    December 11, 2011

    Holy Shit! Mitt Romney Made a Fake Bet!

    Last night, the remaining Republican presidential candidates met at Drake University in Des Moines for a debate that lasted almost two hours. What they said doesn't matter, however, as the only thing people will remember is the moment when Mitt Romney asked Rick Perry if he wanted to bet "ten thousa ... More >>

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    September 25, 2011

    As Rick Perry Stumbles, Rightbloggers Run To (Non-Candidate) Chris Christie

    The economy sucks, and so do President Obama's poll numbers. Yet many smart people think Obama's got a chance at reelection next year. Why? Because he gets to run against the nominee of the Republican Party, which seems hellbent on throwing the election. In the GOP's latest slapstick routine, put ... More >>

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    May 2, 2011

    Rudy Giuliani: Osama Bin Laden Was a 'Symbol,' But 'Symbols Are Really Important'

    ​Rudy Giuliani, New York City's mayor on September 11, 2011, was reached for comment on Monday morning by Politico about the United States' killing of Osama bin Laden, the mastermind of the historic attacks nearly ten years ago. "I feel a great deal of satisfaction that justice has been done, ... More >>

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    April 8, 2011

    Top 10 Quotes About Cathie Black's Departure

    It's been a pretty eventful 24 hours on the education beat in New York City. Given how unpopular Cathie Black was before she even started as Chancellor, there was far less glee at her ouster than we were expecting. Many of her critics may be experiencing schadenfreude privately, but they weren't e ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    Carl Paladino TV Show Tonite: Will it be 'Mad Men' or 'True Blood'?

    Morgan Schweitzer​Get ready to go to the windows and start shouting this evening, because at precisely 5:13 P.M. Carl Paladino will be making a "major announcement" on TV and it's going to be look out below. "I must make my witness," he was heard telling aides yesterday as he ordered them to b ... More >>

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    September 30, 2010

    Paladino Unhinged: Smackdown at the Sagamore With Post's Fred U. Dicker

    ​Lake George in the early Fall is a lovely place which is why the state's Business Council held its meeting there yesterday at the palatial Sagamore Resort. They asked Buffalo Carl Paladino up to speak and his message was supposed to be about how he's going to make the state sweeter for busine ... More >>

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    September 24, 2010

    Stop Me If You've Heard This One Already: So, Carl Paladino Walks Into a Lesbian Bar...

    Morgan Schweitzer​One of the problems about running for office is that your back pages suddenly become a must-read. Carl Paladino is getting a taste of that from all-sides back home in Buffalo where people are shuffling up to the mic to tell stories on the Republican candidate for governor. On ... More >>

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    May 17, 2010

    Rudy Giuliani Redux? Hope Springs Eternal

    ​There's an item on Politico from the newest blogger, Maggie Haberman, late of the Post and Daily News, suggesting that Rudy Giuliani may be back for one more bite at the apple. We can only hope. Haberman notes that the ex-mayor, ex-presidential candidate, ex-senate candidate, ex-gubernatorial ... More >>

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    August 27, 2008
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    February 27, 2008

    TABLOIDED: Clinton and Obama Face Off

    Last night's Democratic debate in Ohio dominates today's tabloids, and with good reason. Chances are that next week's primaries in Texas and Ohio could be Hillary Clinton's last stand, and she is obviously drowning, not waving. Daily News columnist Michael Goodwin accuses Clinton of "too much whinin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 30, 2008

    TABLOIDED: Rudy Can Fail

    Well, it’s finally over. The dream of Rudy and Hillary duking it out to be the next president died last night with Giuliani’s third-place finish in the Florida primary. As the Daily News notes on its front page, “The Fat Lady’s Singin’,” and it’s a sad, sad song. You can almost pictur ... More >>

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    November 14, 2005

    The Curious Case of CXB

    In the September 13th Democratic primary, Christopher X. Brodeur won 16,561 votes. Today he was in Criminal Court—with Ron Kuby at his side—after 12 days in Rikers on charges of resisting arrest and harassment, the latter referring to his alleged threat to physically harm New York Observer ... More >>

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    December 21, 2004
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    July 1, 2003

    The Judge in the Purple Plastic Gloves

    Clarence Norman's Latest Pick for Supreme Court

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    March 26, 2002

    This Clarence Is No Clown

    Brooklyn Boss Leaves Trail of Campaign and Judicial Scandals

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    January 16, 2001


    Post ‘Wacky’ for W., Takes New Rightward Plunge