New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's got a busy day ahead of him in Washington D.C. -- which includes meetings with White House officials, the House speaker, and the Senate majority leader -- where he'll make the case for New York's need for a $42 billion appropriation to help the state recover from Hur ... More >>
The New York State Republican Party put out its post-election memo over the weekend and -- after blaming President Obama for the ills of the world (and the NYS GOP) -- Chairman Ed Cox echoed what political experts have been saying since Tuesday (and we've been saying for the last five years): Republ ... More >>
Congressman Michael Grimm's Staten Island campaign office was "broken into" over the weekend in what the congressman initially suspected to be a Watergate-esque scandal presumably perpetrated by the cronies of his opponent in this year's election.Not quite -- it was just an eighth-grader who broke a ... More >>
Nearly three dozen GOP lawmakers are in a PR nightmare this a.m. after reports surfaced that -- after a night of drinking in Israel last year -- they took a boozy, late-night swim in the Sea of Galilee. We're compelled to inform you that a hometown boy is on the list.Congressman Michael Grimm joined ... More >>
When running any sort of political campaign, a fundraiser can be your best friend or your worst enemy (in this sense, we mean 'fundraiser' in the actual person sense, not a fundraising event). They can provide bankrolls or bad publicity; the latter remains as every candidate's nightmare. And, as of ... More >>
Right on the heels of the arrest of Comptroller John Liu's treasurer, another New York politician is wrapped up in some financial funny business. The Associated Press is reporting that the FBI is gathering information in order to decide whether to officially investigate the campaign fundraising of U ... More >>
Staten Island Republicans opened their brand-new headquarters this weekend, and local leaders took the opportunity to defend Congressman Michael Grimm. The rep was recently accused of raising illegal funds by an article in The New York Times. Grimm gave a speech about his dog Sebastian, which brings ... More >>
As we freak out over possible $16 muffins purchased by the Justice Department -- how could they? Muffins? Muffins aren't even good -- and the overall implosion of the U.S. economy, let us freak out more, about something with some pretty egregious dollar signs. Back in May, Representatives Mic ... More >>
Stevie Nicks w/Michael Grimm
Nikon Theater At Jones Beach
Sunday, September 4
Better than: A radio stuck on the classic rock station.
"Welcome, Jones Beach," Stevie Nicks said before her second song on Sunday night, the last night for both her current mini-tour and the Long Island oceanfront amp ... More >>
Republicans may be feeling confident about their chances in the 2010 midterm elections, but you have to wonder about this kind of exuberance ...
Not only has scandalized former Representative Vito Fossella been mulling a comeback, but the Staten Island Republican Committee is endorsing him, ... More >>
Rudolph Giuliani was supposed to come to City Hall to endorse conservative Republican Michael Grimm in his race for the Staten Island Congressional nomination, but one day after announcing it, he's canceled.
No reason is given, but we suspect he did not wish to be questioned by the press tha ... More >>
Staten Island Democratic congressman Michael McMahon is finding that no matter how hard he tacks to the right, he's still not safe from a conservative challenge. Rudolph Giuliani is coming to City Hall for the first time in years to endorse his Republican challenger Michael Grimm (pictured).
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The Staten Island Republican primary to choose a candidate to compete for Vito Fossella's former seat, currently held by Democrat Michael McMahon, may take place between Michael Allegretti, the 31-year-old scion of a Bay Ridge family whose family business was investigated for ties to the Gambino fam ... More >>