new york state governor
The gloves were off when two-time incumbent Gov. Cuomo faced his progressive challenger ahead of the democratic primary.
A 1943 N.Y. court ruling ordered the state to hold an election to fill a vacancy in the office of lieutenant governor. Yes, we could have an election this November to decide who will fill the current vacancy.
Mayor Bloomberg refuses to extend federally funded benefits to hungry, out-of-work New Yorkers while they look for jobs. Though with his friends in the financial sector, he isn't so strict.
As memories of Inauguration Day 2009 begin to fade in and the new administration ensues, speculation will only increase about how politically influential Michelle Obama will be as First Lady.
Was Caroline nothing more than cover for New York Governor David Paterson's efforts to court and vet the candidate who would most benefit him?
My hunch is that six weeks of intense media scrutiny was more than Caroline could stomach. People lined up to see her and to touch her. Coverage was always deferential.
On the Appointment of Caroline Kennedy, or Any Other Non-Elected Individual to Fill the New York Senate Vacancy
Barack Obama's campaign, in its mastery of the myriad intricacies of our electoral process, created a strategy which has helped us rediscover and reexamine democracy in America.
There would be the added cost of a special election, but that's a small price to pay for a Senate seat (which, as Governor Blagojevich so eloquently reminded us, is no cheap thing).
Report: Spitzer Has Used Hookers For 6 Years: The New York Post reported Tuesday that Gov. Eliot Spitzer's history with prostitutes
What's the public and media to do after Gov. Eliot Spitzer was caught up in a sex and prostitution scandal? Pass around Spitzer