| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:59 AM
Of course, it's always nice when one of Connecticut's billionaires is getting lots of national attention, and in this case it's our richest resident: Stephen A. Cohen.
Cohen is a denizen of Greenwich and founder of SAC Capital Advisors, one of the...
| Apr 4, 2011
| 4:06 PM
President Barack Obama announced his re-election campaign Monday.
He doesn't have to win because the Republicans are going to lose.
Pending an economic collapse, or a picture of George Soros holding baby Obama in a Kenyan church, this race is over....
| May 12, 2011
| 4:08 PM
Today's Friday Files are psychedelic.
•Newsweek recently cited a study that said, of all the state capitals in America, Tallahassee ranks No. 1 when it comes to pot-smoking. That explains a lot about what happened in this past legislative session....
| Jan 30, 2012
| 8:24 AM
With Mitt Romney on track for a pair of victories in contests this week in Florida and Nevada, could the race for the GOP nomination begin to wind down?
The party establishment is increasingly hopeful that the answer is yes. But mathematically, at least,...
| Jan 31, 2012
| 11:28 PM
The new role that the super-rich play in electoral politics began to emerge with greater clarity Tuesday as recently formed "super PACs" publicly reported their donors and expenses for 2011.
Restore Our Future, the super PAC backing Mitt Romney's...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 6:00 AM
Once again you hit on the GOP for its fundraising practices while acting as if the Democrats were pure as the driven snow in this area ("In the presidential campaign, money talks," Feb. 23).
Mr Obama's stated goal is to raise $1 billion for his re-...
| Jul 17, 2011
| 9:19 PM
Just because news and information comes from a non-profit operation rather than corporately-owned one doesn’t mean it is ideologically-free, disinterested and independent reporting that citizens can automatically trust.
Quite the contrary, some...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:08 AM
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is reaching into his own pockets to make sure young black and Latino men in the city have a better chance at success -- and he's not the only billionaire reaching deep.
The Mayor is unveiling today a new 3-year plan to boost...
| Aug 4, 2011
| 8:06 AM
The following is Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's address as prepared for delivery today at a breakfast co-hosted by the Council of Urban Professionals and the New America Alliance at the offices of Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Thank you, Timothy, and good morning....
| Aug 10, 2011
| 7:16 AM
New York City students need an education on sex. That's what a new mandate from the Department of Education says, and even though females and males engage in sexual intercourse, the city's new emphasis on birds-and-bees education focuses more heavily on...
| Sep 22, 2011
| 7:30 AM
I find it most amusing to read about the super rich paying their fare share. Fine. I hope that when measures to that end are finally taken, the tax collectors won't neglect to soak such luminaries as, say, Barbara Streisand, Oprah, Michael Moore, Alec...