The divine rights of an Albany powerbroker
A remarkably untimely cloud hangs over Governor David Paterson's apparent selection of Congresswoman Kirsten Gillibrand to replace Hillary Clinton as junior senator of New York.Federal prosecutors, according to numerous news accounts, are poised to indict former Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno and ... More >>
Whoops: on absentee ballots printed up for bucolic Rensselaer County, NY, Barack Obama's name is rendered "Barack Osama." About 300 voters have received these ballots, but they probably think that's his name anyway: the county is very Republican, with GOP County Executives going back for decades, an ... More >>
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Guv Seeks Sacrifice From Average New Yorkers, Protects High-End Friends
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