Steve Kaufman

  • Blogs

    October 26, 2005

    Shy Recruit

    Ask anyone answering the phone at the Bloomberg campaign office in the Throgg's Neck section of the Bronx who's in charge there, and they'll direct you to a political operative named John Greaney. But if you try to ask Greaney, who also served as campaign manager for failed city council candidate S ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2005

    Council Cliffhanger

    The mayoral primary wasn't the only race that went down to the wire yesterday: A mere 16 votes separate the top two finishers in the fight for City Council District 8, which covers East Harlem. Melissa Mark Viverito has 3,626 votes (25.41 percent) to Felipe Luciano's 3,610 (25.3 percent). Absentee b ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 13, 2005

    Turnout in the Eye of the Beholder

    From its buzzing nerve center under the elevated tracks at Westchester Square, Fernando Ferrer's GOTV operation in the Bronx says it saw turnout at 2001 levels this morning. But a local city council campaign tells the opposite story: record low numbers of voters—around half the usual amount ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 9, 2005

    Miller's Money Mystery Goes On

    Miller's campaign may be scraping against the spending ceiling, but if Bloomberg were playing by the same rules, he's have exceeded the limit four times (City Council). At a testy meeting Friday the Campaign Finance Board ruled that Gifford Miller's campaign was "not in compliance" with the rules o ... More >>

  • News

    August 16, 2005

    Hunting the Magic Number

    In council races around town, it's a tale of two cities

  • News

    August 2, 2005

    Landlord Loot

    Miller's Crossing

  • News

    January 20, 2004

    A Dirty Cop at the Top

    Pataki's Police Czar Penetrates Federal Probe of Gov's Campaign

  • News

    March 5, 2002

    The Louima Prosecutor

    Pataki and D'Amato's Pick Is Unqualified and Tainted