Nita Lowey

  • Blogs

    October 4, 2009

    Homeland Security money is, and maybe isn't, coming to midtown

    Per the AP, Mike Bloomberg and Ray Kelly are expected to announce today that the feds are providing $24 million to install the "ring of steel" surveillance cameras in midtown Commissioner Kelly announced plans for in April. Kelly initially requested $21 million, but said the cost could rise to $28 m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    Gary Ackerman's blast at SEC? Just theatrics from AIPAC loyalist who once took cash from Bernie Madoff.

    Yeah, yeah, blah, blah: Ackerman at last shows interest in the SEC's operations. Congressman Gary Ackerman's rip-snorting attack on the SEC for not catching Bernie Madoff's scam is good entertainment, but it's only bluster to impress his constituents who got took. Still, it's not a bad dog-and-po ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    Paterson Presents Senator Gillibrand

    Your new Senator with Al D'Amato (l.) "So it's August the 14th, 2003," says Governor Paterson, "and I am going to meet a lawyer who is going to be meeting me in an office building in Manhatan." (He wanted her not to run for Congress in '04, as she had planned, but the state senate.) "All the lights ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 22, 2009

    WPIX, Others Say Gillibrand Will Go to Senate

    Despite the protestations of Wayne Barrett and Carolyn McCarthy, among others, it looks as if Governor Paterson is going with Kirsten Gillibrand. The Times says he's "leaning" toward her; WPIX "confirms" it; Politico's Glenn Thrush says it "looks like" Gillibrand. After the mad leaks of last night o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 1, 2008

    Paterson's Possible Picks: The Short List

    In the state chief executive business, this is as good as it gets: Governor-by-default David Paterson will now get to pick not only a United States Senator to replace the now-official Secretary of State nominee, Hillary Clinton, but the state's top judge as well. No governor in recent history has ... More >>

  • News

    December 18, 2007

    Pols Feasting on Pork

    A roundup of earmarks in the latest Defense bill

  • News

    January 3, 2006

    Honorary Jew

    Hillary Clinton becomes kosher for a community that had its doubts

  • NYC Life

    November 12, 2002
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    November 13, 2001

    What Color Is Your Parachute?

    Her Boss at United Got $3.2 Million. She Got Shoved Out the Door.

  • News

    August 14, 2001

    Veep Freeze

    A Web Site Urges Cheney to Name Names

  • News

    May 8, 2001

    One-Stop Bombing

    The U.S. Navy’s Assault on the Puerto Rican Island of Vieques

  • News

    October 24, 2000

    Proxy Music

    Electing the Pop Star in Chief

  • News

    September 19, 2000

    Advantage: Hevesi

    City Comptroller Scores Big in Primary Races as Ferrer and Green Stumble

  • News

    June 29, 1999
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    June 15, 1999

    The Hillary Clinton Cheat Sheet

    A Guide to the Scandals and Issues That Could Stall Her Senate Run

  • News

    May 18, 1999

    Train Runs Over Rudy

    Mayor Stands Up For City, Gets Clobbered By Runaway Commuter Tax Cut

  • News

    April 13, 1999

    New York's Kosovo Kingpin

    Outspoken Ex­Westchester Congressman Heads U.S. Ethnic Albanian Lobby