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  • 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......
  • Sen. Burris' son's state job: Sun-Times

     
    by Mark Silva The plot thickens for Sen. Roland Burris, appointed to the Senate from Illinois by the former, impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich, for whom Burris tried to raise campaign funds. Burris' son landed a $75,000-a-year state job under Blagojevich.......
  • 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........
  • Spitzer, comebacks, and the U.S. shame shortage

     
    Consider yourself warned. Ex-Gov. Eliot Spitzer, long on pride and short on shame, might try for a comeback, even if he now says otherwise. Last week he showed up with wife Silda Wall at a Waldorf-Astoria fundraiser, schmoozing and......
  • Sarah Palin's memoir: 'Long, strange...'

     
    by Mark Silva Reading her face, like a cover, one might think Sarah Palin is a little young to have enough material for "a memoir.'' But, with the signing of a book deal, the Alaska governor and onetime candidate for......
  • Nassau's Cunningham moves on to hospital exec post

     
    This is the last day of state service for William J. Cunningham III, the lawyer, who has been an adviser to Gov. David Paterson. As reported here by LIBN's David Reich-Hale, on the publication's Polit Bureau blog, Cunningham, a......
  • GOP's early favorites for 2012 nominee

     
    by Mark Silva In the political field, any poll taken far away from Election Day is a game of name-recognition. And this is as close to far-away as one can get from the presidential election of 2012. So what do......
  • Florida's Crist: GOP leaders line up

     
    by Peter Wallsten With the Republican Party diminished in power and embroiled in debate over broadening its ideology or adhering to core ideals, top GOP officials today took the unusual step of inserting themselves into a party primary - picking......
  • 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......