| 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...
| 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-...
| Feb 2, 2012
"If not now, when?" It's one of the most famous maxims of history, attributed to the great Rabbi Hillel, who's also credited with a down-to-earth version of the Golden Rule: "What is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor. This is the whole Torah; all...
| Feb 1, 2012
| 4:23 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— American Crossroads, the Republican “super” political committee that plans to play a major role in this year’s presidential campaign, raised more than $51 million along with its nonprofit arm last year, The...
| 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...
| 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 24, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Today's question: President Barack Obama has rejected the Keystone XL oil pipeline that would go through several states - including South Dakota - saying there was not enough time for a fair review given a Republican-picked deadline. What...