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  • Palin 2012 Watch: AG from NRA post-'Troopergate'

     
    Here's a news report from the north on the super-ambitious superstar: ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) ??? Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has picked an Anchorage lawyer and National Rifle Association director as the state's new attorney general. Palin named Wayne Anthony....
  • Fighting as a lifestyle at the Nassau Legislature

     
    The Nassau County Legislature was fighting about something last Monday when the argument ??? it???s a bit unclear how this one started ??? turned to pay raises. Specifically, the raises it voted for County Executive Thomas Suozzi and other countywide........
  • Obama's great challenge: 'Political will'

     
    by Mark Silva "We got socked in the jaw here'' this week, NBC's David Gregory said today, pointing to the Congressional Budget Office's projection that the federal deficit over the coming decade will be far larger than President Barack Obama......
  • Upstate Democrat protests NYPA cash raid

     
    Brian Higgins, a Democratic Congressman from western New York once mentioned as a possible appointee to the Senate seat now occupied by Kirsten Gillibrand, has called on Gov. David Paterson to cancel the latest cash raid on the New......
  • Here's who will benefit from stimulus

     
    by Noam N. Levey First-time home-buyers would get a larger tax break. Laid-off workers would receive higher unemployment benefits and new subsidies for heath insurance. And all but the wealthiest workers would soon get a tax credit worth as much......
  • Now Suffolk's 2nd-biggest town trends Democratic

     
    In the biggest reversal yet for Suffolk Republicans, Islip ??? once host to the county???s strongest GOP machine but lately weakened by infighting ??? is on the verge of losing the voter enrollment edge to the Democrats. The latest election......
  • Quaid to Play Clinton: Whaaaa?

     
    This story is all over the trades this morning.... "The political relationship between President Bill Clinton and British Prime Minister Tony Blair is the focus of a movie for HBO penned by "Frost/Nixon" writer Peter Morgan, according to the......
  • Sarah (Vogue?) Palin's NRA-atty genl

     
    by Mark Silva Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has tapped an Anchorage lawyer and National Rifle Association director as the state's new attorney general. That is true. Sarah Palin is not appearing on the cover of Vogue - "the governor issue.''......
  • Randall Terry: Obama 'agent of death'

     
    by Mark Silva Add Randall Terry, the radical anti-abortion activist, to the lineup protesting President Barack Obama's appearance at Notre Dame. "This agent of death,'' Terry is calling the president, in typical Terry fashion. And he's calling in his...
  • Schwarzenegger: Obama's 'heart' right

     
    by Mark Silva Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, allowing that he once was "beaten badly'' at golf by a Special Olympian, suggests President Barack Obama's heart is in the right place when it comes to the global competition, even if his tongue......
  • Obama's treatment of Dodd may backfire

     
    by Frank James Earlier this week when the White House was busy throwing Sen. Chris Dodd, the Senate Banking Committee chairman, under the bus, the obvious question was why would do that to an important committee chairman of your own......