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  • TV's Trish Bergin talks of run for Suffolk Legislature

     
    Trish Bergin, the part-time News 12 anchor -- who many years ago dated Billy Joel -- has expressed interest in joining the crowded race for Suffolk???s 10th legislative district seat. She has spoken to Richard Schaffer, county Democratic chief;......
  • Obama to make history as 1st president on Leno's couch

     
    (NBC/Tonight Show file photo) by Frank James NBC has announced that President Barack Obama will on Thursday become the first sitting president to sit on Jay Leno's couch, or that matter, any late-night TV show's couch. He'll be at......
  • Obama approval slips below 60 percent

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama's public approval rating has slipped. "As a growing number of Americans see him listening more to his party's liberals than to its moderates, and many voice opposition to some of his key economic proposals,''......
  • Chevy Volt and More: Live Chat Tonight at 6

     
    We will take part in a live online chat with GM???s vice president of global products, John Laukner, tonight at 6. We???ll be joined by other automotive bloggers Ben Wojdyla of Jalopnik and Chris Paukert of Autoblog. We???ll post the......
  • Barack Obama Industrial Average: Rising

     
    by Mark Silva The stock market is up, in terms relative to its most recent terrifying trench, and so is President Barack Obama's approval rating, which also bottomed out a while back. The president would like people to think he......
  • Tonight Show: 'Heeeeeere's Condi...'

     
    by Mark Silva Old secretaries of state don't fade away. They go on the Tonight show. Condoleezza Rice, the concert piano-playing former secretary of state and national security advisor and indeed foreign policy campaign mentor for former President...
  • NBA, Cartoon Network form programmning alliance

     
    The Cartoon Network and the NBA have established a programming partnership. If you click below, you can read the news release about this. "Space Jam" was a cute movie, so there is some precedence for hoops/cartoon marriages. I signed up......
  • Obama's news conference: 'To go at it'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is getting ready "to go at it'' tomorrow night, with his second prime-time news conference. Today, following his daily briefing on the economy, the president spoke out in the Cabinet room to say that......
  • President Obama: 'Open for questions'

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama is "open for questions.'' "Here's how it works,'' explains Mitch Stewart, director of Organizing for America, the permanent Obama campaign that the DNC is overseeing. "President Obama is inviting everyone to ask a...
  • Democrats' LI Caucus: Ford in person, Gilli on tape

     
    The bi-county Long Island Democratic Caucus met Saturday in an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall in Hauppauge -- and one of the more widely-noticed guests was Nassau Legis. Denise Ford, who's elected as a Republican and caucuses with......
  • Biden: U.S. ready for 'collaboration'

     
    by Mark Silva The world doesn't have the United States to kick around anymore - or at least, to us, that's what it would appear that Vice President Joe Biden was saying in Chile today.-- with Biden suggesting that the......