5 hrs ago
Three 'black swans' who have upended political calculations for 2014 and beyond
Remember the presidential race between Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton , the front runners eight years ago, each tough as nails, each combat-tested and raring to go? It was one for the ages, except it was not: Rudy dropped out before the gates opened, Hillary met a community organizer, and we all know the rest.
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12 hrs ago
Media Matters for America
When a Gop Presidential Hopeful Earned $11 Million In Speaking Fees And D.C. Press Didn't Care
In the thirteen months directly prior to kicking off his Republican presidential campaign in February 2007, Rudy Giuliani earned more than $11 million dollars giving paid speeches.
14 hrs ago
Here We Go: WaPo's Chris Cillizza Says 'It's...
It never fails. When the regime of center-right political leader with executive authority begins to implode, the focus is on how and why that person is failing - as it should be.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
NAACP, Major Union Side With Cable Companies On Net Neutrality
The NAACP and the Communications Workers of America sided with major broadband providers in favor of an FCC plan that would effectively end net neutrality.
The Rick Perry Renaissance
When Rick Perry's 2012 presidential campaign ended, reporters were torn. Was it the worst-ever attempt to win the White House? Was it merely as bad as Rudy Giuliani's? Was it a fluke, caused by Perry's ill-timed experimental back surgery, leading to voters meeting the guy at his most fatigued and loopy? We may find out; Perry, according to Jennifer ... (more)
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Lessons from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17
American politics was trundling along on its usual unserious and trivial trajectory when news of the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine shook the world.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
New York Daily News
Richard Emery appointed new CCRB chairman by Mayor de Blasio
Civil Rights lawyer Richard Emery has been appointed chairman of the police Civilian Complaint Review Board by Mayor de Blasio.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
As looming railroad strike threatens to paralyze NYC roads, Mayor de...
New York's tabloid newspaper front pages next week are easy to imagine: a photo of a nightmarish traffic jam caused by a strike at the largest U.S. commuter railroad juxtaposed with a shot of Mayor Bill de Blasio sunning himself on an Italian beach.
Hillary Clinton's coy flirtation with a 2016 run is getting old
"She's setting herself up for the biggest anticlimax announcement ever," CNN anchor Chris Cuomo observed on Wednesday of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's endless, self-aggrandizing book tour cum presidential campaign roll-out.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Rudy Giuliani: Border Focus Should Be on Terrorism
Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani thinks the border debate should be focused on the threat of terrorists crossing into the country undetected.
Can Rudy Giuliani Rescue Uber?
The ridesharing app's drivers have variously been accused of rape, kidnapping, and abuse.
The New York Observer
Bon Voyage, Mr. Mayor
Mayor de Blasio is heading off to Italy with his family for a 10-day vacation. Ordinarily this would not qualify as news-after all, even mayors take vacations, right? Well, not lately.
Derek Jeter Nike-Jordan Ad Salutes Retiring Legend
Derek Jeter is being given a hat tip by a bevy of celebrities and fans in a new Nike-Jordan commercial airing this week in honor of his upcoming retirement.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
What Dems always forget about Hillary: Clinton has perfect...
Hillary Clinton already wears the mantle of presumptive nominee for president. She's an accomplished lawyer, a member of Walmart's board of directors, a close adviser to her husband when he was president, a two-term senator from New York, and secretary of state.
Opening Statements Begin in Trial for Former Contractor Accused of Fraud, Grand Theft
Opening statements began Monday in the trial of David Lack, a former local general contractor accused of grand theft and fraud charges with two local banks as well as from a conservative blogger and former friend.
ACE14 Draws More Than 11,000 Attendees to Boston
The American Water Works Association held its Annual Conference and Exposition June 8-11 in Boston.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Obama Muslim Support Logical Expression of Identity Politics
Just in time for his Lame Duckness to become even lamer than previously thought, a new poll shows that Obama has wrapped up a solid three-quarters of the all-important Muslim on the street vote.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Wall Street Journal
De Blasio Family to Travel to Italy
The Mayor's 10-Day Vacation to His Ancestral Homeland Will Be a Mix of Sightseeing and Meetings with Government Officials New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family plan next week to travel to Italy, his ancestral homeland, for the start of a 10-day vacation that will be a mix of sightseeing and meetings with government officials.
NYC Pols React, Unevenly, to Mideast Violence
New York City-a tourist magnet and center of global finance boasting a large immigrant population, a number of major international organizations and a history of being targeted by foreign terrorists-is a place where international politics and local sentiment regularly run into each other on the sidewalk.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
The Daily Caller
Accusing Obama Of Overreach, Prominent Republicans Look To Attorney General Candidates
Dick Cheney threw his support behind a candidate in Nevada. Rudy Giuliani and Donald Trump hosted a fundraiser for one in Florida.