When last we left our heroes, the 2012 Republican Presidential challengers, they were inevitably folding to Mitt the Man Whose Turn It Is. Then Newt Gingrich -- or, excuse us, a Newt Gingrich Super-PAC to which he is not connected -- decided to go out swinging with a little film that portrayed Romne ... More >>
The Times gives the Steve Rattner case Page One treatment again today. But this one's a little different from the last time when the former Timesman, who counts both Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger and Mike Bloomberg as close friends and clients, was described as putting his legal troubles ... More >>
Steve Rattner, raw hunkSteve Rattner, the super financier just charged in an Andrew Cuomo civil suit with fraudulently bilking the state's pension fund, has obtained a written promise from People magazine that he will appear in next year's issue of the sexiest men.
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Eric SchneidermanEric Schneiderman will inherit one case from Andrew Cuomo that may come to haunt the new attorney general.
The AG who owes his election to the New York Times will soon take over the case against Steve Rattner, the lifelong friend and financial adviser of Times ow ... More >>
So much for that front-page story a few weeks back in which the Times announced that Steve Rattner was about to put his state pension investing troubles behind him. This morning Andrew Cuomo -- taking care of one of his last remaining major items as Attorney General -- filed dual lawsuits aga ... More >>
Tom DiNapoli is too nice a guy.
The state comptroller apparently can't say no to anyone who wants to meet with him, though he has a mixed record when it comes to delivering what his bellringers want.
I've been reading half a foot of DiNapoli's appointment schedules from 2007 to now an ... More >>
WilsonAll three New York City newspaper owners have endorsed GOP comptroller candidate Harry Wilson, who is also backed by our mogul mayor.
The real Gang of Four hasn't caballed like this since the term limits extension of 2008 and the re-election of Bloomberg in 2009. Like term lim ... More >>
Rattner's FollyEx-auto bailout king Steve Rattner is reportedly settling his pay-to-play charges stemming from his state pension fund schemes with the Securities Exchange Commission. He'll take a two-year bar from the securities markets, plus ante up $6 million, says the Wall Street Journal.
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Auto bailout czar Steve Rattner is not out of the woods yet. Rattner may be able to put his problems with the Securities Exchange Commission behind him today. But he's still got a ways to go with state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo's office which launched the state pension probe and which has ... More >>
Steve Rattner, the financier and Democratic fundraiser who served in 2009 as President Obama's car czar, takes some guarded shots at New York's political elite in his yet-to-be-released book, Overhaul.
He paints himself as a victim in the ongoing Securities & Exchange Commission investigati ... More >>
NY1Harry Wilson, the Republican candidate for state comptroller, may not be preparing to turn the extraordinary praise he gets in Steve Rattner's new book, Overhaul, into a TV ad or mailer. But Rattner's remarkable account of Wilson's skillful and tireless contribution to the Obama auto-indus ... More >>
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 >>
A pair of New York City political powerhouses took major public hits today in Andrew Cuomo's latest round of sanctions in his pension fund fraud investigation.
The biggest is Steve Rattner, the ex-Times reporter who counts Mike Bloomberg and Arthur Sulzberger Jr. among his close pals. Here's ... 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 >>
Hmm. Now that state comptroller DiNapoli's banning placement agents from doing business with the state pension fund-- like what Ray Harding was pretending to do when attorney general Cuomo nabbed him -- city comptroller William Thompson (pictured) is calling for a similar ban here. (He can't just c ... More >>