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  • Pols to beat post-election fiscal chill in sunny climes

     
    This season's campaign, today's election, today's fiscal crises and tomorrow's depression -- all may come and go. But for political honchos, the cool-weather conference in warmer climes must absolutely endure. So despite upheaval from Wall Street to...
  • Early review: Words the pols would just as soon forget

     
    On the eve of this political judgment day, reviews have already begun of what could have been done and what should or should not have been said. To begin honoring the wrapup of this longest-ever, costliest-ever national campaign, here's a......
  • Rahm Emanuel: Nancy Pelosi's 'valet'

     
    by Mark Silva The meaning of Rahm Emanuel's first name, as he explained to a white-tie crowd of Washingtonians with tongue planted firmly in cheek not long ago: "Go Screw Yourself.'' This, of course, was Emanuel's way of acknowledging in......
  • Rangel's conflict problems grow

     
    by Frank James House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has a growing problem and it comes in the form of the raspy voiced Rep. Charlie Rangel, chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee. The New York Times has a very strong......
  • Rangel: How about Mr. Ambassador?

     
    The latest Charles Rangel embarrassment, coming on top of the nation's top tax writer forgetting (he says) income and not paying taxes and declaring primary residences in two different cities, is actually a pretty big embarrassment: The Times reported.......
  • Republican rap on Rangel: Drill, maybe, drill?

     
    New York Congressional dean Charles Rangel (D-Manhattan) has earned criticism about his dealings, possibly clouding his future as House Ways and Means chairman. But how???s this for a twist: Republican lawmakers, of all people, are crying foul over...
  • Pelosi: Ethics? What ethics? I'm the speaker

     
    Out to prove that Congressional Democrats in the Age of Obama will display the same ethical decreptitude that stalwarts like Tom DeLay brought to the table, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has apparently decided she doesn't need to hear from......
  • Rangel: History on his side?

     
    In a smart piece, the NYObserver points out some of the history that is helping Charles Rangel hold on to his House Ways and Means chairmanship, despite various ethical issues: Nancy Pelosi, the piece notes, came to loggerheads with......
  • Senate: The latest from Dave

     
    Caroline Kennedy lunched with Al Sharpton today in Harlem and shared more platitudes with the media. Here's her political philosophy: ???I feel like I???m a Kennedy Democrat, a Clinton Democrat. Chuck Schumer, Barack Obama ??? I mean, these are all......
  • Rangel, Geithner: The Steve Martin defense?

     
    Charles Rangel and Tim Geithner are jointly trying to prove that paying your taxes is not a prerequisite to telling everyone else that they have to pay their taxes or they'll go to jail. Geithner is particularly bold, arguing......
  • 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,......
  • House passes econ-stimulus: Party line

     
    by Mark Silva In swift congressional action on a massive but disputed economic stimulus plan that the White House promises will deliver millions of jobs, the House approved the measure this evening by a 244 to 188 vote split along......