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  • House cracks down on AIG bonuses

     
    by James Oliphant Working furiously to respond to public outrage over Wall Street excess, the House of Representatives Thursday passed a bill that seeks to recoup the lion's share of the $165 million in bonuses paid to executives of American......
  • Democrats' LI Caucus: Ford in person, Gilli on tape

     
    The bi-county Long Island Democratic Caucus met Saturday in an International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers hall in Hauppauge -- and one of the more widely-noticed guests was Nassau Legis. Denise Ford, who's elected as a Republican and caucuses with......
  • Downtown summit: LI Rep., Manhattan BP meet

     
    Rep. Steve Israel lunched in the restaurant "17 Murray Street" with Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. Several others were at the table as well. Both Democrats have had their names floated for a possible primary challenge next year to......
  • Senate 2010, in a strange and volatile moment

     
    Early scrambling in the 2010 race for the junior U.S. Senate seat - now occupied by Kirsten Gillibrand - offers the best glimpse of the clashing ambitions at work in the state Democratic Party's nervous ruling circles. For her......
  • Sen. Gillibrand plans first trip to Suffolk

     
    Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand plans to make her first visit to Suffolk County Friday, when she has scheduled meetings with local elected officials. Gillibrand's people are inviting county, town and village officials to a 1:30 p.m. meeting at the Suffolk......
  • Paterson in the vise: A day at a time . . .

     
    Being any governor today is no political piece of cake. The latest hard news from Paterson-land: Awful numbers in a new poll from Quinnipiac are attributed in part to the recent budget, which though it comes from a combined......
  • Making tracks: Crossing paths of Senate rivals?

     
    Over the weekend, Rep. Steve Israel, a potential 2010 primary challenger for U.S. Senate, attended the same public event -- the Democratic rural conference -- as Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand -- for the fourth time in just a couple of weeks.......
  • Jon Cooper forms exploratory committee

     
    Jon Cooper has formed an exploratory committee to challenge Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand in 2010, the Suffolk County legislator announced today. Cooper (D-Lloyd Harbor) filed paperwork with the IRS last week to form the federal fund raising operation. The move...
  • Suffolk lawmaker: Friends close, rivals closer?

     
    What is wrong with this picture? Nothing on the surface, maybe. Just that, three days before Suffolk Legis. Jon Cooper was announcing his exploratory committee to challenge U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, he greeted her with diplomatic warmth on her......
  • Rep. Steve Israel's Savage fight

     
    Rep. Steve Israel picked a fight last week with right-wing radio hosts over the blame they place on illegal immigrants from Mexico for spreading the swine flu. One of the radio talkers, Michael Savage, responded by inviting Israel to......
  • NYC Democrat: Rep. Israel's withdrawal 'unfortunate'

     
    Another possible U.S. Senate primary candidate, Democrat Jon Tasini, who challenged Hillary Clinton in 2006, calls it "unfortunate" that Steve Israel has decided to forgo a challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand. Hit the 'continued' bar for his statement......