On Election Day, Assemblyman Vito Lopez, amidst a sex scandal, sexual harassment accusation and maybe even a cover-up by the higher-ups, will go for re-election in his district of Bushwick. Usually, in these occasions, the incumbent is knocked out and replaced with whatever the public can get its ha ... More >>
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Last weekend former GOP pack leader and accused horndog Herman Cain finally called an end to his flailing Presidential campaign/book tour -- or rather "suspended" it, allowing the enterprise to keep drawing money. Some normally opinionated rightbloggers tip-toed away from the embarrassing subje ... More >>
Last year, it was all that righteous fury about the Ground Zero Mosque and how it would surely end modern civilization as we know it. This year, it can't possibly be Weinergate because that already happened and all the wieners have been grilled. So what will it be? The Awl asked various Ne ... More >>
We see Anthony Weiner's penis, in this "if it seeds, it leads" media era, remains big news. The New York Representative's lewd but (so far as has been revealed) legal tweets have many pols calling for his resignation, and rightbloggers enjoying scandalicious multiple orgasms. The ever-developing st ... More >>
The ineffable Next Media Animation, the Taiwanese company responsible for cartooning every current event from the Tiger Woods sex scandal to the Royal Wedding, has already delivered their dramatization of Osama bin Laden's death, entitled "Osama Bin Laden get got," starring Donald Trump, a finger-gu ... More >>
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Pretend you're Reshma Saujani, 34, dazzling, born to an Indian family expelled from Uganda by Idi Amin, a Harvard and Yale Law School grad who returned to Africa to help build Nelson Mandela's post-apartheid government. It's late 2009 and everything you've done in your professional life since its i ... More >>
Happy Mother's Day to Arianna Huffington, whose baby was born on May 9, 2005. Maybe you could say George W. Bush's reelection campaign was the father? Inconclusive, but it's still been half a decade and the little guy has just gotten so big. The headline fonts, at least. There's been scoops, ... More >>
In a curious item today, "Tiger Hunt Spurs Tall Tales," the New York Post's Page Six scoffs at the "many rumors of [Woods'] whereabouts." "The least credible story," they assert, "is that he's shacked up with his No. 1 girlfriend, Rachel Uchitel, in Palm Beach, where they've been supposedly p ... More >>
Has it gotten to the point with all these sex scandals that we just can't imagine the news without them? Last Monday, with front pages on Hillary Clinton and New York's noisiest neighborhoods seems like ages ago. But are we starting to get a case of sex-scandal fatigue? If you looked at the front pa ... More >>
Congestion pricing for downtown Manhattan, already nearing the "endgame" now looks more at risk than before, according to Second Avenue Sagas. The Wonkster took the pulse of City Council members and found support fading fast for the deal. Mayor Bloomberg, the plan’s biggest proponent, did himse ... More >>
As the Eliot Spitzer scandal develops into a phenomenon, I have to say that his apology was concise and at least he didn't grandstand or bullshit the way Jim McGreevey did. ("I am a Pay-for-Play American" would have probably sounded a sour note with the public.) I also feel it's important to note th ... More >>
Two Obama volunteers — Peggy Kerry, the sister of Sen. John Kerry, and Steven Nicks, a member of Obama's LGBT Policy Committee — get ready for action as the sun rises in the West Village. Ray Dominguez represents the change we’ve been hearing so much about this campaign season. “In 2004, w ... More >>
Gotham power Suri Kasirer puts the peddle to the meddle for Clinton
Shaving the truth with Bill and Hillary, all over again
The richest joke is on us: Wherever it is he stands, he's running
Will Hillary Clinton beat Barack Obama in the clothes horse race?
With 928 days left until the 2008 election, it might seem a little early for the unveiling of "Giuliani Time," the film critical of America's Mayor that opens next month. But thanks to the ever-advancing presidential campaign calendar, there's already a skeletal pro-Rudy organization ready to fight ... More >>
Will a former FBI translator finally get to tell us what she knows about 9-11?
Democrats still insist on righting themselves to compete with the GOP
The Ohio debacle and the death of our civic life
A compilation of electoral college crash courses
A couple of hundred thousand more ought to do it
Corporate villains, constant surveillance: Jonathan Demme reprograms a '60s landmark
Righteous populism holds the key to vanquishing Bush forever
Senator Hillary becomes a 9-11 hero, centrist chameleon, and Iraq hawk
Kucinich fights the good anti-fight
Note to Democrats: it's not too late to draft someoneanyoneelse
Union Wins Election Fair And Square, But Prez Kerrey Wants A Do-Over
Why America's young are being crushed by debtand why no one seems to care
Will Dean's Movement Also Fall Apart?
Howard Dean May Be Dying, but He Sure Packed a Sting
The Democrats scramble to find a scream-proof alpha
Dennis, Al Called It on WMD; Other Demos Bombed
What's so funny about peace, love, and the Dems' Great Ignored Candidate?
When Did Inside and Outside Get So Chummy?
Dean Goes on the Offensive
Dean Finds That Courting Blogocrats Means Answering Tough Questions
Media Offer Glimpse Into Military History
'Citizens Will Not Become Informants'
Double-Playing 9-11 Errors
Venus and Serena Battle Charges of Arrogance and the Myth of the Superbred Black Athlete
Kareems Hoop Dreams Take Him From an Indian Reservation to the NBA Basement
Rupert Murdoch caught in love nest!