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  • "24" Seventh Season: Jack's Revenge

     
    You're maybe asking yourself at this point, "Jack's revenge?" Hasn't Jack had enough "revenge" - with too many bodies to count, a president toppled, and various countries on various continents raked over by his righteous anger over six seasons?......
  • Democrats select Broward activist to run against Jeff Atwater

     
    Florida Democratic Party leaders aren???t about to give North Palm Beach Republican Jeff Atwater an easy ride to reelection---and into the Senate president???s office. Tonight, the Palm Beach and Broward County Democratic executive committees endorsed the...
  • Handful of regional names drives GOP-governor buzz

     
    For the moment, the biggest Long Island names in statewide politics belong to Thomas DiNapoli, the Democratic state comptroller, and Dean Skelos, the Senate???s GOP majority leader. Fast-forward to the 2010 governor???s race, and at least five regional...
  • Albany: Leaders meeting

     
    The first leaders??? meeting was held yesterday among Albany???s new "three-men-in-a-room" lineup. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) made his debut and was warmly welcomed by Gov. David A. Paterson, particularly after saying the...
  • Batman-loving senator in 'Dark Knight'

     
    by Frank James The late Heath Ledger, who by all accounts gives a phenomenal performance as the Joker in the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight" which opens today, does something many Republicans have longed to do. He grabs......
  • Hillary Clinton looks to 2012

     
    Sen. Hillary Clinton arrives for a series of votes on the U.S. Senate floor, May 13, 2008. (Photo: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images) by Katie Fretland Hillary Clinton has sent a letter to supporters asking for help financing her 2012 campaign for......
  • GOP senator writes song for Kennedy

     
    by Katie Fretland In a polarized Senate, at least a couple of things can still bring the parties together: friendship and health. Sen. Orrin Hatch, a conservative Republican songwriter from Utah, has written a ballad for liberal Democrat Edward M.......
  • More on Bruno going: Will there be white smoke too?

     
    State Senator Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) was selected as Republican leader nearly three weeks ago. But his predecessor???s name remained on doors to the leader???s ornate office in the Capitol until today. At 4:30 PM, a workman was seen......
  • Soros: $$$ to Senate Dems, including Johnson

     
    In an interesting piece in the Observer, Azi points out that Michael Bloomberg and Tom Golisano aren't the only two billionaires trying to influence state politics with their money -- George Soros and his family have given roughly $1......
  • McCain on Afghanistan: Attendance = 'F'

     
    Brushing off a tactic used with notable lack of success by Hillary Clinton, the McCain campaign has in recent days been lambasting Obama for failing to convene any hearings on Afghanistan in the Europe and NATO subcommittee he chairs in......
  • Petitions battles abound

     
    Republicans have filed objections to knock Democratic State Senate contender Gregory Fischer of Calverton off the November ballot. According to elections records, Leslia Sullivant of Port Jefferson filed objections to 796 of Fischer???s 1,475 signatures...