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  • Obama's 2nd press conference live-blog

     
    by Frank James 9:05 pm -- The press conference is over, not having gone the full hour. Obama didn't make any news either way. There won't be any new controversies coming out of this press conference, which is the first......
  • Specter opposes labor's card check bill

     
    by Frank James Sen. Arlen Specter (R-Pa.) is up for re-election next year and he just bought himself a lot of trouble from the labor movement in a state with a lot of union members. Specter announced today that he......
  • Various pre-game topics

     
    OK, so the game is actually underway, with A.J. Burnett and the Yankees taking on the Red Sox in their only Tampa tilt of the spring. You've got what is quite likely the Yankees Opening Day lineup going tonight. Here......
  • Colbert vs NASA: Congressional ally

     
    by Ben Meyerson Faux-pundit Stephen Colbert's fans are a notoriously active bunch, influencing everything from a Hungarian bridge to Wikipedia at the host's command. Colbert's latest effort aimed to put the Comedy Central host where no late-night funnyman...
  • Tale of the tolls: The issue rises again!

     
    Certain portions of the business class and Manhattan-based car-haters won't give up in the view of citizen activist Henry Stern, former city parks commissioner and councilman, who says of the prospect of tolls at the East River and Harlem......
  • 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......
  • 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......