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  • Troopergate testimony: Bustin' a move

     
    We tire of chewing Troopergate cud, and yet, there was something ambiguously arresting about the August 2007 testimony of Gov. Eliot Spitzer's state police liaison William Howard in Albany County District Attorney David Soares' probe, explaining an e-mail...
  • Top guns in state Senate struggle take off the gloves

     
    The State Senate???s top party leaders have begun slugging it out in public. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) today criticized Democratic leader Malcolm Smith for allegedly threatening lobbyists at a fundraiser last week. Smith,...
  • RNC: Star of NY show, George Pataki? Is he back-ie?

     
    Declaring vigorously, "I'm back!" - but just to promote GOP candidacies - former New York Gov. George Pataki made himself the rhetorical surprise of the day as he drew an effusive reaction from the state delegation and stumped with a......
  • Joe The Plumber

     
    Say, it ain't so. ANOTHER Joe? This Joe, I swear, is Michael Chiklis. And if he's not Michael Chiklis, he should be Michael Chiklis. And what timing: The finale of "The Shield" is just a few weeks away. Amazing,......
  • Albany: GOP will probe Paterson topper O'Byrne

     
    Albany bureau chief JT Madore provides this update on the politics surrounding Paterson top aide Charles O'Byrne's failure to pay his state and federal taxes for five years: Observers of state government can be forgiven for feeling like they???re......
  • Skelos: No midyear school cuts

     
    The fabulous Melissa Mansfield of our Albany bureau reports that Republican Senate Majority (for now) Leader Dean Skelos has pretty much ruled out the midyear school aid cuts proposed by Paterson Wednesday in remarks following an evening GOP confab:......
  • "Mr. Albany" pays a call on 'Fix-Albany' Suozzi

     
    ???Always be closing,??? the overbearing Alec Baldwin character urges salesmen in the film version of David Mamet???s ???Glengarry Glen Ross.??? Joseph Bruno, the former state Senate majority leader, has been closing deals for decades in a mix of private....
  • That D'Amato moment: One of those lasting images

     
    It might have been more fun during that press conference/filibuster on Friday to see Long Island???s Alfonse D???Amato, the former Senator, whose lobbying clients have ranged from developers to on-line gambling interests to bus operators, take a cue from....
  • New Yorker: Short list for FEMA job?

     
    NYC emergency operations commissioner Joseph Bruno (same name, different person from the retired and indicted Republican Senate majority leader) is apparently on the short list to become director of the Federal Emergency Management Agency under Obama --...
  • Local union locals invested with Bruno-fee investors

     
    Part of the 68-count federal indictment pending against former Senate Majority Leader Joseph Bruno describes unions, with business before the state Legislature, investing funds with a financial adviser that paid Bruno ???advisory fees??? totalling $1.37...
  • The Lazio-for-gov bid: 'Thinking about it? Sure.'

     
    James T. Madore was on hand for the Enrico "Rick" Lazio speech at the Conservative Party conference and gives this account about the former Congressman now employed by JP Morgan Chase: Lazio called for less government and more creativity......