| Mar 16, 2014
| 7:02 AM
It's the height of season, and not just for snowbirds enjoying Florida while it's still cold up north. In the political world, it's the season for raising money.
"This is high hunting season in the fundraising business," said Mark Foley, a Palm Beach...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:37 PM
NEW YORK – With violent crime at historic lows but rents and homelessness at record highs, New Yorkers elected Democrat Bill de Blasio as their next mayor Tuesday after embracing his vow to bridge the gap between rich and poor and to end police...
| Mar 10, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Two big name New York Republicans are teaming up to help Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi raise campaign cash.
Donald Trump, the real estate developer and reality TV host, and Rudy Giuliani, the former mayor of New York City, at the “special...
| Jan 12, 2014
| 1:08 PM
WASHINGTON -- A growing number of Republican and some Democratic leaders said Sunday that, for now, they are accepting at face value New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s word that he knew nothing about the George Washington Bridge traffic-jam scheme...
| Nov 5, 2013
It appears likely that the next mayor of New York City will be a Red Sox fan. According to the rules of the New York I grew up in, I'd expect to see the Hudson turn into a river of blood and Zabar's to close due to a locust infestation before that...
| Mar 12, 2014
At the top of the big whiteboard in his office, Andre Birotte Jr. has written "BHAGS," by which he means his aspirations as U.S. attorney for seven Southern California counties: "big hairy audacious goals." He's already hit some audacious personal goals,...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 2:31 PM
For such a smart politician, Chris Christie sure can be dumb. How stupid is it to go after an ally who could hurt you by hurting him first and where it hurts most: revisiting his awkward teenage years?
You, the governor of New Jersey, were too cool for...
| Feb 18, 2014
Dance steps with Will Smith. A concert with U2 under a blood-red sky. Tributes from Robert DeNiro, Lindsay Lohan, Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert and Mike Tyson. Not bad for a first day on the job.
Rather than brag about the entire affair, Jimmy Fallon, clad...
| Feb 17, 2014
| 9:00 PM
NEW YORK — Heeeere's Jimmy!
Jimmy Fallon made his debut Monday as the new host of "The Tonight Show" in an inaugural broadcast that was heavy on star power and sought to capitalize on the franchise's new digs in New York City after 42 years on the...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Jimmy Fallon kicked off his reign as the new host of "The Tonight Show" on Monday in the same Rockefeller Center studio where Jack Paar hosted the show in 1957. And as part of the celebration of bringing the show back to New York City, a parade of stars...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"RALPH SAW at a first glance that she was as crisp and new and comprehensive as a first issue before the folding. From top to toe she had probably no misprint."
So wrote Henry James in "Portrait of a Lady." I find this a most charming description. Of...