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  • Poll: Support thin for fat tax

     
    A new Quinnipiac poll finds substantial opposition to Gov. Paterson's proposed tax on sugary drinks -- 64 32 among all voters, 62-35 among voters who already drink diet sodas. But it's providing a rich trove of obesity-related word play,......
  • Ten for a Thursday: Holder to the Hill

     
    Banks are facing a new financial crisis that could leave little of the $350 billion in the second tranche of bailout money available for foreclosure relief even if Obama is able to round up the votes to fend off......
  • The full Suozzi: On Senate seat, Spitzer and so on...

     
    Bill Murphy reports on his wide-ranging interview with Nassau Executive Tom Suozzi, still rumored to be a possible contender for the U.S. Seante appointment: Suozzi now admits he was susicious of being manipulated when appointed to head a commission......
  • Paterson: Firms Up Timing of Senate Pick

     
    Gov. David Paterson is doing his homework as he prepares to appoint a replacement for Hillary Clinton. He cleared up Friday morning that he will not make the appointment until after Tuesday???s inauguration, and signaled he would not name......
  • AP: More meaningless musings from Paterson

     
    Paterson held a press conference today in Washington and mused some more about various aspects of his Senate selection process. None of it seemed very informative, except that he says still hasn't decided -- hasn't even finished going through candidates'....
  • Barack Who? Suffolk's Levy goes more Web-ular

     
    While most Democrats focused on Martin Luther King Day or the inauguration, Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy has launched a new political Web site, dubbed ???Team Levy??? to enlist volunteers, solicit donations and explain who he really is. The......
  • New York, historically behind the curve

     
    For all its pretense to life on the cutting edge, New York finds itself playing catch-up when it comes to certain political trends. The rise of Barack Obama is the latest example. One day before last February???s presidential primary,......
  • "Dave, do something!" Delay short-changes NY

     
    With confirmation from DC that Hillary has officially resigned from the Senate in the previous post, a seasoned politico who happens to be Republican makes this point: Because of Gov. David Paterson???s extensive Hamlet-on-the-Hudson drum-roll in...
  • Kennedy, no, Cuomo, no -- Gillibrand

     
    by Mark Silva Kirsten Gillibrand. You know, that Kirsten Gillibrand - the second-term congresswoman from upstate New York. The governor has chosen her to fill the Senate seat of former U.S. Sen. Hillary Clinton, whom President Barack Obama has made......
  • Caroline Kennedy out of Senate pick

     
    by Geraldine Baum and Mark Z. Barabak Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of America's most fabled Democratic dynasty, abruptly dropped her bid for a U.S. Senate seat early today, standing aside even though she was widely considered the front-runner to...
  • Ex-Suffolk official a new top Paterson aide

     
    Lawrence Schwartz, a onetime top aide under Suffolk County Executive Pat Halpin, is joining Gov. David Paterson's office as a $178,000-a -year first deputy secretary, reporting directly to the Governor and another Long Islander, William Cunningham, who is...
  • Schumer to McCarthy: Lay off Kirsten! (Updated)

     
    In a strong indication that Albany-area Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand is getting the Senate nod, Carolyn McCarthy tells Newsday's Reid Epstein that Chuck Schumer told her to lay off Kirsten. The call came after McCarthy complained about Gillibrand's support...