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  • Bright spot for Paterson -- his handling of swine flu

     
    While his overall job performance continues to tank, Gov. David A. Paterson is receiving good grades for his handling of the swine flu outbreak, according to a poll released Monday. Forty-six percent of voters told the Marist College Institute......
  • Supreme Court: 'The diversity criteria'

     
    by Mark Silva Anyone seriously interested in filling the imminent opening on the Supreme Court is probably loathe to get on too many publicly discussed lists, but our friend and colleague Jan Crawford Greenburg and the crew at ABC News......
  • Bristol Palin: Town hall in New York

     
    by Mark Silva The "town hall'' has taken hold as a favorite forum for political candidates and office-holders alike. But the star attraction at a town hall meeting in New York on Wednesday is neither a candidate nor an office-holder.......
  • Spitzer's 'Trooopergate': The fallout never ends

     
    Sometimes you get the impression that the Capitol in Albany is eating itself. Now the governor???s inspector general has released a report condemning the actions of the public integrity commission???s Spitzer-time director in the Troopergate affair. Timed...
  • Gary Locke: Commerce Sec'y nominee

     
    by Mark Silva President Barack Obama today nominated Gary Locke, former governor of Washington, to serve as secretary of commerce. The former two-term Democratic governor who left office in 2005, the nation's first Chinese-American governor when he took...
  • Obama's to-do list: First lady has one

     
    by Mark Silva The president and first lady, treading a delicate line between political and home life, go to great lengths to remind people that, after all, they're just people, too. But, with a first lady attempting to play the......
  • Tom Ridge: 'I am not a candidate'

     
    by Mark Silva Since there is little news value in someone saying they won't run for something, but seeing as how the name of Tom Ridge stood out as a Republican who could give Sen. Arlen Specter a run for......
  • SNL adds a weird Eliot to its governor gallery

     
    This SNL bit left over from the weekend featuring Spitzer next to Paterson advances the routine a little and features a bizzar-o caricature of the former governor that's more impressive for its depiction of madness than its accuracy. Your reviews......
  • Sarah Palin's memoir: Ghosts and media

     
    by Mark Silva (really) Let the record reflect: No hired ghost writer participated in the writing of this post. The writer is older than Sarah Palin. The writer has not published a memoir. However, the writer has written (all by......
  • Bobby Jindal: Mr. Rogers, Kenneth, 2012?

     
    by Mark Silva The morning after President Barack Obama's first big speech to Congress, people seem to be talking as much about the first big national appearance of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, he of the state where they used to......
  • Obama: Republican Chinese ambassador

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama this morning nominated Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, a Republican who has served Ronald Reagan and the two Bush administrations and also helped Obama's Republican rival campaign for the White House, to serve........