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  • Allegations, hints and poses, NY-style

     
    State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli appeared to be seeking to get out ahead of the Security and Exchange Commission in pushing a reform that would ban pension fund business with investment advisers for two years after the firm contributed to......
  • Gov waxes tough: Might the Schwartz be with him?

     
    Gov. David Paterson has had a new chief aide for a few weeks, and maybe that's starting to show -- switching as the top Democrat is from getting the signals from the pleasant-to-a-fault Bill Cunningham as secretary, to the......
  • Alberto Gonzales: Sotomayor 'powerful'

     
    by Mark Silva Add Alberto Gonzales, attorney general under President George W. Bush and the first Hispanic attorney general of the United States, to the lineup praising the cultural significance of Judge Sonia Sotomayor's nomination for the Supreme Court....
  • Sebelius: HHS secretary with a mission

     
    by Noam N. Levey President Barack Obama said today that he will nominate Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius to head the Department of Health and Human Services, tapping a Washington outsider for the senior health post in his Cabinet as he......
  • Cuomo on LI tax districts: Populism and civics

     
    The pitch has a fine populistic ring, and on Thursday before the audience at the Long Island Association, it rewarded state Attorney General Andrew Cuomo with the kind of vibes he must like. Here Cuomo stood, on his day......
  • Sotomayor: Hispanic 'legitimacy'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated President Barack Obama, elected to the White House with two-thirds of the votes cast by Hispanic Americans, has made some history of his own -- first African-American elected president -- and now has nominated the......
  • Obama's Vegas chips: Harry Reid, all in

     
    by Mark Silva With just 35-percent support back home in Nevada, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid might have a reelection problem. If he only had an opponent. Hoping to keep the opposition at bay and avert the home-state implosion that......
  • 'Chicago Straight:' Blago, Obama et al

     
    by Mark Silva Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich "nursed an intense jealousy'' of Barack Obama, the former junior senator from Illinois who won the White House before he was 50, according to an account of "the tangled web of connections''......
  • Howard Dean: Made it 'pretty clear'

     
    by Mark Silva No sour grapes here, of course, but Howard Dean, the former Democratic National Committee chairman and erstwhile candidate for president, says he made it "pretty clear'' that he would have liked to serve as President Barack Obama's......
  • Palin and Hillary: Girrrl power?

     
    Fox News' Greta Van Susteren and Todd Palin attend the White House Corresspondents' Dinner in Washington. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images) by Rebecca Cole Once again, that wacky Washingtonian power couple, Fox News' Greta Van Susteren and her...
  • Capitol circus: Probers probing probers...UPDATED

     
    Nassau State Sen. Craig Johnson???s investigations committee, at a public hearing, questioned Paterson IG Joe Fisch today, who kicked off the official ethics war in Albany last week. It had been a previously scheduled appearance, a Johnson aide explained....