| Sep 3, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has paid back the city for more than $14,000 in travel expenses after a Tribune story found he spent taxpayer money on trips in which he tapped well-heeled donors for campaign contributions.
The reimbursements came as Emanuel put in...
| Dec 15, 2014
| 3:17 AM
Mayor Rahm Emanuel has paid back the city $7,000 more in travel expenses following Chicago Tribune questions about why he spent taxpayer money to have Chicago police officers accompany him to the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C....
| Jan 4, 2015
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Most politicians would do anything to become president. Mario Cuomo, who died at his home in Manhattan on New Year's Day at age 82, twice turned down the chance to run for the job, essentially because his heart always remained in New York....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 9:16 AM
A lot of commentary about former New York Gov. Mario Cuomo, who died on New Year’s Day, has focused on his electrifying speech to the 1984 Democratic National Convention. As The Times noted in its obituary, Cuomo in that “criticized the record...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 10:32 PM
Mario Cuomo, the three-term governor of New York and liberal firebrand who soared onto the national stage with an eloquent attack on President Reagan at the 1984 Democratic National Convention, died Thursday at his home in New York City. He was 82....
| Jan 2, 2015
| 1:47 AM
Mario Cuomo, a son of Italian immigrants who became an eloquent spokesman for a generation of liberal Democrats during his three terms as governor of New York but couldn't quite bring himself to run for president, has died. He was 82.
| Jan 1, 2015
| 7:21 PM
NEW YORK — Former New York Gov. Mario M. Cuomo, who championed the power of government and liberalism to advance society with eloquence and compassion, died Thursday. He was 82.
His death came the same day that his son Andrew was sworn in for his...
| Dec 13, 2014
| 1:18 PM
It was bound to happen, so I was glad to get it over with.
"My grandmother had that!" squealed a girl on glimpsing an olive-green sectional sofa with flower-patterned pillows.
So my friend Kaye Pomaranc and I knew where we stood as we toured "The 1968...
| Dec 3, 2014
| 6:25 PM
Herman Badillo, a Bronx politician who was the first person born in Puerto Rico to become a U.S. congressman, has died in New York. He was 85.
Badillo died Wednesday of complications of congestive heart disease at a hospital in Manhattan, according to...
| Dec 4, 2014
| 7:30 AM
I was waiting to see how long it would take after a Republican victory in Maryland for the gerrymandering argument to pop up again, and it wasn't long at all ("Stop the gerrymandering," Dec. 2).
Letter writer Thomas Ferraro has the right argument in the...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Original post | 10:06 a.m.
Updated | 12:42 p.m. and 1:13 p.m.
Under the headline “Democrats turn on Debbie Wasserman Schultz” at the top of Politico’s website Thursday, an article reports the Weston congresswoman “is in a...