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  • Gov. Paterson Flip Flops On Holding 9/11 Trial in NYC

    Gov. Paterson Flip Flops On Holding 9/11 Trial in NYC
    It appears New York Governor David Paterson had a change of heart over the weekend, flip flopping on where he stands on trying the 9/11 detainees in New York City, just steps away from Ground Zero. "This is not a decision that I would have made,"...
  • Eliot Spitzer: The Comeback Kid?

    Eliot Spitzer: The Comeback Kid?
    Disgraced former New York governor Eliot Spitzer may secretly be contemplating a return to the world of politics. The New York Post is reporting Spitzer is considering a bid either for state comptroller - currently held by Democrat Thomas DiNapoli - or...
  • Kelly: 4 Arrested in Terror Plot 'Wanted to Commit Jihad'

    Kelly: 4 Arrested in Terror Plot 'Wanted to Commit Jihad'
    Worshipers arriving Thursday at one of two Jewish synagogues in the Riverdale section of the Bronx targeted in a terrorist plot foiled by police the night before were greeted by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly in a...
  • Bronx Synagogues To Get Security Upgrade Grants

    Bronx Synagogues To Get Security Upgrade Grants
    Two Riverdale synagogues, targeted in a bombing plot earlier this month, are slated to receive federal grants from New York State in order to improve security in each institution. Governor David Paterson, along with city lawmakers, announced Sunday...
  • 'Mad Men's Elisabeth Moss Engaged to 'SNL's' Fred Armisen

    Elisabeth Moss has better luck in love in real life. The "Mad Men" star and "Saturday Night Live's" Fred Armisen are engaged, according to celebrity reports. "It happened just a few days ago," Moss, 26, first told USAweekend.com on Thursday, Jan. 22....
  • Naked Ambition

     
    Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? 1. Gov. David Paterson saying he couldn???t condone civil-disobedience that halted traffic in protest of the Sean Bell shooting case. 2. Democrat Tracey Cline ??? after winning a......
  • Rep. Fossella's woes: Other NY pols survived sex scandals

     
    In the storm over the sexual and alcoholic escapades of Rep. Vito Fossella Jr., one or two telling episodes of the region???s past and present have escaped proper mention. Remember Guy Velella? He was a Bronx state senator, married......
  • Loose Speculation Watch: Hillary for NYC mayor!

     
    Why wait to speculate? One of the more cutting-edge observers of the local scene, whose modesty forbids being quoted by name, finds it entirely plausible -- if unsupported by any evidence -- that Hillary Clinton, after losing the presidential race,......
  • Pension explosion: Albany's fake fiscal analysis?

     
    The Times' Danny Hakim today has a valuable story that demonstrates clearly what's been suspected for many years -- that fiscal analysis included in legislation is about as reliable as the "self-certifications" filed by many builders with government...
  • Albany: How does a blind governor sign a bill?

     
    Q: So how, exactly, does New York's first legally blind governor sign legislation? A: Very carefully. Today Gov. David A. Paterson presided over his first public bill signing since taking office, the so-called E-STOP law to deter convicted sex......
  • For mayor: How about Andrew '09?

     
    In a recent fit of slow-news speculation, we recently speculated about Chuck Schumer as a possible vice-president, and Hillary (No, we're not trying to force her out before all the votes have been counted) Clinton as a possible successor......
  • Paterson: Iridotomy for acute glaucoma

     
    Paterson was admitted to Mt. Sinai this morning with an intense migraine. Here's the update from his office: "At approximately 11:30 a.m. Governor David A. Paterson was diagnosed with acute glaucoma in his left eye. The Governor is being attended......