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Mark Green

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2010

    Mark Green On Charlie Rangel: Reprimand, Not Censure

    ​The House vote on Charlie Rangel could come today now that the ethics panel has released its final report. Rangel is still pushing hard to get his censure resolution knocked down to a milder reprimand. It's a long shot despite support yesterday from House Dem James Clyburn of South Carolina w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 17, 2010

    The Bloomberg-Berlusconi Axis: Mark Green Hits the Big Money Boys

    Office of the Mayor​There's a tough column today by Mark Green (on Huffington Post and in this week's Observer), a reminder that, no matter how much the ex-candidate sometimes gets on our nerves, he always has something smart to say. Green's subject is the growing trend of mega-millionaires j ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2010

    Aqueduct Racino Debacle Uncovers Another Astonishing Relationship

    ​Believe it or not, all those Aqueduct Racetrack headlines conceal a touching story of reconciliation and forgiveness that no one has noticed. The story either proves that time, or plausible profit, heals all wounds, or it shatters the notion that blood is thicker than water. Roberto Ramire ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2010

    Barrett: Role of Public Advocate Gets Endorsement in FDNY Discrimination Finding; No Wonder Bloomberg Still Wants to Kill the Job

    Bill de Blasio's job as public advocate: something Mayor Bloomberg would love to eradicate​One surprise in Mike Bloomberg's State of the City speech this week was his failure to say anything about the long-promised charter revision commission, which is expected, among other things, to act on o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 16, 2009

    Primary Over But -- Questions Remain!

    Now that the poorly-attended primary election is over, what droplets of meaning can be wrung from it? Some people think Mark Green (pictured), who finished second to Brooklyn councilmember Bill de Blasio in the public advocate race and will face him in a runoff on September 29, is played out in New ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 11, 2009

    Primary Culler: Green Leads in Public Advocate Race, But Can He Dodge a Runoff?

    ​Mark Green was the first New York City public advocate -- a sort of Mayoral VP and public busybody -- and, after a two-term interregnum by Betsy Gotbaum, he looks good to become the third. But it's not such a sure thing as it once looked. When Green announced for the race he actually scared ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2009

    Mario Cuomo's Mark Green Snub Recalls 2006 Green-Andrew Cuomo Throwdown

    ​Former Governor Mario Cuomo, father of Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, made a rare endorsement today: He likes Bill de Blasio for Public Advocate. The Times sees it as a snub to Mark Green, and no kidding: as Wayne Barrett observed in 2006, Green was not gentle with Cuomo fils in a debate dur ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Mark Green Running for Public Advocate

    Mark Green is mainly known for losing elections, but he did serve as Pubic Advocate from 1994 to 2001, and now he wants his old job back. Green, who announced on NY1's "Wiseguys" show, says we need a PA who "understands how to make New York a cutting edge, 21st century city." Bill de Blasio, Eric Gi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Most Public Advocate Candidates Not Sweating Mark Green

    Mark Green is getting a surprisingly friendly reception to the Public Advocate's race. The current PA, Betsy Gotbaum, who will not compete in this year's race, responds, "It doesn't surprise me that the field of strong candidates for the Public Advocate's race continues to grow. I believe that is a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 10, 2009

    Mark Green's 2006 Vow: I'm Done

    Here's Mark Green offering a proud last hurrah on the night of  September 15, 2006 when he lost his bid to be state attorney general:  "I will not seek office again. I want to make my contribution as an advocate, as a writer,  as a lawyer, and as a teacher. But I will not seek elective office ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 19, 2006

    Your Turn: Farewell, Liberal Friend

    Tom Robbins writes Mark Green's political obituary today, with help from the voters who maybe never quite got him: "I agree with his politics," one told a reporter. "But what I remember about that meeting was that he seemed most interested in showing me this book he had just written. It's too bad. ... More >>

  • News

    September 12, 2006

    Mark Green Exits, Stage Left

    Sifting through the broken dreams of a great candidate who failed to connect with New York's most powerful constituency: liberal Democratic voters

  • Blogs

    September 6, 2006

    Mark Green's Three Questions

    This morning's Democratic attorney general candidates' debate had the feel of a poker game where all the cards were on the table—or at least Mark Green's cards were—and everyone was just waiting for him to throw the good ones. Yet somehow the New York City Bar Association event went into i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 18, 2006

    At the Debate: Bombs and Love Taps

    There were four different candidates on the stage last night at Pace University's Democratic attorney general debate, but the competition itself was pretty one-sided. Right from the get-go, it was a three-against-one match, with the two marginal candidates, Sean Patrick Maloney and Charlie King ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2005
  • News

    August 30, 2005

    Save This Office

    If Betsy Gotbaum wins another term, we may lose our only advocate

  • Blogs

    June 9, 2005
  • NYC Life

    May 4, 2004
  • Specials

    September 24, 2002
  • Art

    January 15, 2002

    Code Unknown

    ••• How to Play the Race Card

  • News

    December 11, 2001

    The War On Identity

    Gayocons and Heteroprogs Launch a New Assault on the Politics of Diversity

  • News

    November 20, 2001

    Labor’s Election Day Flop

    The Union Coalition That Wasn’t

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    How Bloomy Bloomed

    Blunders, Billions, and Backstabbing Beat Green

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    Bloomberg Radio

    How Black Talk Jocks Sold ‘We Like Mike’ to African Americans

  • News

    November 13, 2001

    Crime Wave

    Michael Bloomberg’s Last-Minute Mailing

  • News

    October 30, 2001

    Take It or Leave It, Mark Green

    Brooklyn Assemblyman Roger Green’s Challenge to a Turncoat Liberal

  • News

    October 23, 2001

    Is the Peace Real?

    Probing Green’s Shaky Rapprochement With the Ferrer Camp

  • News

    October 23, 2001

    Labor’s Lone Ranger

    Dennis Rivera’s Tortured Path to a Mayoral Endorsement

  • Specials

    October 23, 2001
  • News

    October 23, 2001

    Race Counts

    White Voters Play the Race Card, Again

  • News

    October 16, 2001

    Mark Green, You Can’t Hide

    Unmasking a Phony White Liberal

  • News

    October 16, 2001

    The Hidden Persuaders

    Green Takes Heat for Hate Flyers

  • News

    October 9, 2001

    Green’s Crisis Advantage

    How Mark Topped Freddy in the Race to Rebuild

  • News

    October 9, 2001

    Grumbling at Green

    And Voting for Him Anyway

  • News

    October 2, 2001

    The Giuliani Dilemma

    How Freddy and Mark Used Rudy to Define Themselves

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    What Black Vote?

    The City’s African American Electorate is No Longer Predictable

  • News

    August 28, 2001

    Mother Dearest & the Courthouse Cabal

    A Public Advocate Candidate Has a Patronage Problem

  • News

    August 21, 2001

    The Green Team

    Does the Voice Whispering in Mark Green’s Ear Have His Own Agenda?

  • News

    August 14, 2001

    Imagining the Public Advocate

    Five Visions for a Young Office

  • News

    August 7, 2001

    The Kid From Great Neck

    Grown-Up Green Is Poised to Run ‘the City’

  • News

    August 7, 2001

    The Unfinished Mayoralty

    David Dinkins Bares His Soul About Mark Green, Al Sharpton, a Black-Latino Coalition, Crown Heights, Rudy Giuliani, and His Own Legacy

  • News

    July 10, 2001

    The V.I.P. List

    Mayoral Candidates Take the Club-Friendliness Test

  • News

    March 6, 2001

    Awkward Allies

    Green Sidesteps Bratton's Misconduct Record, Garners Supercop's Support

  • News

    February 13, 2001

    Green Leads in Real Estate Green

    But in Mayor’s Race, the Industry Hasn’t Picked a Horse Yet

  • News

    November 14, 2000

    Campaign Classics

    Tales From the Trail About Green, Zogby, Powers, and Zuckerman

  • News

    August 1, 2000

    The Early Line

    The Guys Who Want Rudy Giuliani’s Job

  • News

    April 18, 2000

    Managing Maximus

    City Contractor in the Spotlight

  • News

    September 15, 1998

    On the Mark

    Green's populist campaign appeals to Hollywood and Harlem

  • News

    July 7, 1998

    The Last Reformer?

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

  • News

    June 9, 1998

    Becoming 'Dem-ato'

    Schumer Morphs Into Alfonse: Fires Assault Weapon at Green, and Praises His Own Miss

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