The man who will never be mayor could decide who the next one will be
Aside from voter apathy and a weak field, the mayoral race is really shaping up.
Tim Kaine, the chair of the Democratic National Committee, has no problem with Al Sharpton's refusal to endorse Andrew Cuomo for governor. Derrick Plummer, a DNC spokesman, e-mailed the Voice, calling Sharpton "a trusted voice on issues of importance to millions of Americans." Plummer s ... More >>
Al Sharpton filled ten minutes of NY1 air time last week refusing to endorse Andrew Cuomo, seemingly untroubled by Carl Paladino's bizarre e-mails. Instead, he heaped praise on Councilman Charles Barron, who is running against Cuomo for governor on the Freedom Party ballot line (it's free o ... More >>
No one wants to read about the city charter. It's too important. Yet, every couple of decades a mayor decides that the city's constitution requires a top-to-bottom rewriting. That's what Mike Bloomberg did in March. He's appointed a 15-member commission and told it to do anything ... More >>
Kirsten's protector is ever vigilantThank God for the ballot police. But for them, five or six elected Democrats would've already committed the crime of running against Kirsten Gillibrand. Now we have the man Harry Reid obviously mistook for Barack Obama, Harold Ford Jr., illegally panhandl ... More >>
It's (almost) summertime, and the Mayor's campaigning is easy. So easy, he can roll over the union this time—and should.
Cyclones put Markowitz on a bobblehead doll. Now he'll pop up even more.
Giuliani campaigns as a Catholic, but he's on the outs with God
The party bosses choose a former activist as Council Speaker
Has the boat sailed on Ferrer's chances in Staten Island? (NYC.gov) The way the Post tells it, Fernando Ferrer's campaign is "on the defensive after an adviser indicated that Staten Island was essentially being written off." Obviously it's bad form to write off any voterespecially since there ... More >>
Union endorsements are dirty, if the mayor loses them
Who's mad at Weiner's decision to drop out? Not his supporters
"We all know what's going to happen in the mayoral election," said a Democratic operative to me this morning, and that's bad news for Freddy, Virginia, Giff, and Anthony. If you're a candidate, worse than any gaffe or flip-flop or poorly pitched policy is the moment when your own party loyalists beg ... More >>
Ex-judge Leslie Crocker Snyder wants to talk about everything except her law firm
The Democrats try to come up with a compelling case to oust the mayor
Feminists Find It Hard to Stand By Their Woman
Study Finds Poor Oversight of a Billion Health Care Dollars
With a Budget That Will Define Him, Mayor Mike Pushes Pataki, Unions
Gay Politics Will Never Be the Same
Rudy Tries to Ride Rubble to Reelection
Public Advocate Is the Best Choice
Why Liberal Pols Run to the Right on Israel
Ferrer Campaigns For the Other New York
Is Hevesi Doing an End-Run Around Campaign Finance Rules?
Why No Woman Is Running for Mayor
Hevesi Separates Himself From Rudy, Attaches Himself to UFT
Una Clarke Tramples on the Truth, Friends, and the Law
The Mugging of Councilmember Una Clarke by Brooklyns Black Political Elite
The Guys Who Want Rudy Giulianis Job
A Bitter Struggle in New York City Splits the Sierra Club
What Hillary Can Learn From Ruth's 1997 Campaign Against Rudy
Fraction of Voters to Decide on Rudy's Referendum
Rudy Dons Miter In Search of Upstate Canonization
Lender that preys on poor fights the state with help from leading democrats
No Woman Has Ever Won Higher Office in New York State
Giuliani Torments His Old School Buddy To Insulate Himself
Memo to file: Rudy Giuliani, April 4, 1999
Is 'Stone Cold Rudy' Down for the Count?
Four Candidates Vie for 'the Gay Seat'
An Administration 'Of, For, and By White People' Has No Time or Room for Blacks
A Look at the Real Numbers in '98 Sweepstakes
Working families party forges a left-liberal coalition
The city's war on sex shops has nothing to do with morality and everything to do with development. Especially around Times Square.
The Mayor's Temper Costs ACORN Contract
It's Cleaner, Whiter, Brighter