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  • Video: Obama didn't know about Ayers?

     
    One of only a few documented encounters Obama had with ex-radical Bill Ayers was in 1995, when he hosted a dinner at which Hyde Park's outgoing state senator introduced Obama as her chosen successor. Today, on CNN, Obama's chief strategist......
  • Palin's per diems: Special treatment for herself?

     
    As we noted on Friday, Gov. Palin's tax returns did not report as income any of the $16,951 she received as $60 a day per diem travel payments for spending 312 days during her first 19 months in office......
  • Top Suffolk Dem gives Foley $10G as Gov. appears

     
    Gov. Paterson endorsed Brookhaven Supervisor Brian Foley for state Senator at the Suffolk Democratic dinner Wednesday night at Villa Lombardi's in Holbrook -- and more importantly, County chairman Richard Schaffer announced a $10,000 donation to Foley's...
  • Paterson/Foley: School aid cuts? (Updated)

     
    Earlier today, we noted that Gov. Paterson has endorsed Brian Foley in his race to unseat Republican incumbent Caesar Trunzo in the Suffolk senate race. We got a response to the endorsement from Joe Conway, the spokesman for the......
  • Sweet haul Alabama?: NYS Ins. agency aids talks

     
    New York has long reach when it comes to regulation. By all accounts, the state???s Insurance Department under superintendent Eric Dinallo (left) has been involved in helping broker a solution to a financial crisis for the most populous county......
  • Paterson: Endorses Foley

     
    Not unexpected, but worth noting: Gov. Paterson endorses Democrat Brian Foley over Republican incumbent Caesar Trunzo in the Suffolk Senate race: "I am proud to be supporting Brian X. Foley for Senate because he shares my values for New York......
  • Billionaires' pact: Oligarchs get a fix on NYC charter

     
    Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the self-made billionaire who has a private habit of expressing disdain for those with inherited wealth, nonetheless seems to have cut a deal with fellow billionaire, longtime Republican and once-failed mayoral candidate Ronald...
  • Sarah Palin, a bear suit and a dead moose

     
    by Frank James Today the Alaska legislature may decide whether to release to the public the report based on its investigation of whether Gov. Sarah Palin abused her office as part of an apparent family feud with her ex brother-in-law.......
  • Gov. Sarah Palin to drop first puck for Rangers-Flyers

     
    Gov. Sarah Palin is dropping the first puck Saturday night at the Rangers-Flyers game?! Wow. Politics aside - since we no longer talk politics around here - I must admit I am enjoying the attention Gov. Palin has been bringing......
  • Todd Palin: Sarah mad over car-seat complaint

     
    After legal efforts to block the Legislative Council investigation failed, Todd Palin submitted his Troopergate affidavit yesterday and the Anchorage Daily News has details: 1. He says Sarah didn't get rid of public safety director Walt Monegan because...
  • Cindy McCain: Palin lives near Russia

     
    by Mark Silva BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Cindy McCain, wife of the Republican Party's presidential candidate, is a lot younger than Sen. John McCain - 18 years younger. But she still is a lot older than McCain's running mate, Gov. Sarah......