Andrew Cuomo will show us in the next few days if he has the balls to be a change agent as governor. His feud with Eliot Spitzer caught fire when Spitzer got stuck in neutral during Cuomo's 2006 primary race for attorney general against Mark Green, refusing to endorse Cuomo when it mattered. ... More >>
Richard Blumenthal, the Connecticut attorney general running for senate, has been channeling our own David Paterson, blasting the Times rather than owning up to his own blunders. The only "Vietnam vet" to confuse Da Nang with the Harvard Swim Club, Blumenthal either actively or p ... More >>
On the heels of Scott Brown's big win, Larry Kudlow, the CNBC rudderless anchor, is apparently considering a senate run against New York's Chuck Schumer, pushed by GOP and Tea Party allies and admirers. It would make Schumer the only incumbent known to be facing two reformed cokeheads in th ... More >>
Former mayor Giuliani is on CNN today, telling us what it takes to be a U.S. Senator from New York. The number one requirement: "deep knowledge of an obscure distribution formula." That's how Pat Moynihan proved that New York gets screwed on taxes and Federal grants, and thanks to his keen eye New Y ... More >>
Today the local papers give Caroline Kennedy a sort of New Year's reprieve, suspending their recent, almost-probing attention in favor of ambiguously soft stories. The Times, master of the two-way headline, says "For Kennedy, Self-Promotion Is Unfamiliar," meaning so many of her job offers have come ... More >>
At a Hunter College forum last night, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney talked about women and politics. Perhaps inevitably, much of the discussion focused on Secretary of State designate Hillary Clinton and Sarah Palin. Pelosi, who had struggled to maintain neutral duri ... More >>
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''...it is possible that once she has been arrested she will make a suicide attempt.''
From FBI Psychological Profile of Suspect Terry Squillacote