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  • GOP mayoral hopefuls, and paydays past and future

     
    Rudy Giuliani got a jet ride into Minneapolis from billionaire John Catsimatidis and, as a cosseted VIP, chuckled from the podium as he asked what a "community organizer" does. Cute punchline, got a big rise. But if Giuliani is......
  • After a long career, Sen. Connor ousted

     
    In the first year of David Paterson's governorship, the man he ousted as Senate minority leader has been ousted from his legislative seat in today's Democratic primary. Connor was first elected to the state Senate in a special election in......
  • Speaker Silver and the in-firehouse lobbyist

     
    The New York Post had a story today ??? picking up a New York Observer exclusive ??? about on-duty, uniformed NYC firefighters delivering boxes of food to the Manhattan campaign offices of Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver. The Post quoted the......
  • Silver: Ve forgive the vonderful governor

     
    Melissa Mansfield of the Albany bureau reports that Speaker Sheldon Silver, sated after draining the life from two primary challenges last night, said today he has no hard feelings against Gov. Paterson for calling legislators "bloodsuckers" and comparing...
  • June O'Neill, Welcome Wagon woman

     
    Dan Janison, reporting from a meeting of the state Dems in Manhattan: June O???Neill, the state Democratic co-chair famous for her line that Senate Democrats are two flu shots away from a majority, took another of her irreverent swipes today......
  • Paterson: Is AIG bailout prudent for policyholders?

     
    Gov. Paterson and his insurance department approved an assistance package for AIG today that "allows the insurer access to $20 billion of its own capital," according to Bloomberg: "Paterson said he had worked with AIG in a bid to......
  • Skelos on session: Not needed, yet

     
    Madore in Albany files this update on Senate Democratic Minority Leader Malcolm Smith's call for a special session to deal with the Wall Street crisis: The state legislative chiefs have responded to Senate Minority Leader Malcolm Smith???s call to...
  • Clinton backer: Obama arrogant

     
    Lynn Forrester de Rothschild, a really rich woman who married two really rich guys (including Andrew Stein, former Manhattan beep) and was tight with the Clintons, endorses McCain. She could never reconcile herself to Hillary's defeat, and got a lot......
  • Ten for Wednesday: Sky not falling, yet

     
    The Fed agrees to an $85 billion rescue plan putting your money at risk to bail out of AIG for the stupid investments a bunch of millionaire financial whizzes made, thus preventing, at least for now, a collapse of......
  • Tiki Barber to sign NBC cookbooks Monday

     
    Tiki Barber and Stephen Lewandowski, executive chef of the Tribeca Grill, will appear at the NBC Experience Store in Manhattan at 11 a.m. Monday to sign copies of the Sunday Night Football Cookbook. The book includes favorite recipes from John......
  • Blakeman, staying on PA board, backs Clinton move

     
    Bruce Blakeman should leave the non-pay Port Authority of New York and New Jersey board while running for mayor, suggests Gene Russianoff of New York Public Interest Research Group. Holdover Blakeman, an appointee of Gov. George Pataki and former Nassau.....