Sometimes it's really tough to figure out what's news in New York. Everywhere in America, and on every national cable channel, it's Tea Party talk all the time.
Carl Paladino runs for governor as if he's a Tea Partier and knocks off the ballot the only candidate to actually file petition ... More >>
Third party politics in New York is so byzantine most voters turn off when it comes up. But Rudy Giuliani wouldn't have been mayor without the now-defunct Liberal line and George Pataki's margin over Mario Cuomo in 1994 was provided by the State Conservative Party.
So the swing this week ... More >>
Williamsburg's young political upstart, Lincoln Restler, walked into the offices of (currently embattled) Brooklyn Democrat party boss Vito Lopez's office a while back, wanting to get involved with politics on a local level and help institute changes he believed in. Lopez tossed him out and t ... More >>
Young, handsome, black-framed Lincoln Restler -- he of the New Kings Democrats, who're out to change the face of Brooklyn's Democratic leadership, starting with embattled Brooklyn Democrat leader/scumbag Vito Lopez -- is still having his votes counted in an election against the pro-Lopez Warr ... More >>
Now even rap stars are giving Brooklyn Democratic Party leader Vito Lopez trouble. Yesterday, Pras Michel -- late of the Grammy-winning Fugees and whose 1998 "Ghetto Supastar (That's What You Are)" was a hit on the movie "Bulworth" with Warren Beatty -- endorsed a challenger to one of Lopez's ... More >>