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  • Could it be...Joe Biden?

     
    Biden waits for an introduction before giving a speech at the Center for American Progress on May 20 in Washington. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images) by Naftali Bendavid On the one hand, let's all concede that the quadrennial veepstakes ritual--the........
  • Donno's best friend is Dean-o

     
    Friends of Barbara Donno, the Republican Plandome mayor the party is running for Craig Johnson's 7th SD senate seat, raised $407,000 in the first six months -- which is pretty spectacular for a newly minted candidate in a state......
  • Senate Fight: Rs lead Ds on $$$, by a lot.

     
    Capitol Confidential does a nice job adding up the totals for the Republicans and Democrats as the two parties gear up for their battle for the state Senate. The conclusion: All told, the GOP institutions -- state committee and Senate......
  • Jesse Ventura: No Senate run

     
    by Katie Fretland Jesse Ventura, the former Minnesota governor and ex-professional wrestler, announced last night he will not run for U.S. Senate. Ventura, an independent, told a national audience on CNN's "Larry King Live" that part of his decision...
  • Bruno: Done on Friday

     
    It's kind of anticlimactic, but Joe Bruno announces his last day will be Friday. He's resigning his seat, leaving the GOP with a 31-30 margin in the Senate. He closes his release: "Now I will bring my time in public......
  • Albany: Another wrinkle on the Senate battle

     
    The Democrats need one seat to tie and two seats to reverse the GOP's 32-30 margin in the Senate. Except that, now, the Albany Project reports that Bronx Democrat Ruben Diaz has decided to run on both the D......
  • "24" Seventh Season: Jack's Revenge

     
    You're maybe asking yourself at this point, "Jack's revenge?" Hasn't Jack had enough "revenge" - with too many bodies to count, a president toppled, and various countries on various continents raked over by his righteous anger over six seasons?......
  • Democrats select Broward activist to run against Jeff Atwater

     
    Florida Democratic Party leaders aren???t about to give North Palm Beach Republican Jeff Atwater an easy ride to reelection---and into the Senate president???s office. Tonight, the Palm Beach and Broward County Democratic executive committees endorsed the...
  • Handful of regional names drives GOP-governor buzz

     
    For the moment, the biggest Long Island names in statewide politics belong to Thomas DiNapoli, the Democratic state comptroller, and Dean Skelos, the Senate???s GOP majority leader. Fast-forward to the 2010 governor???s race, and at least five regional...
  • Albany: Leaders meeting

     
    The first leaders??? meeting was held yesterday among Albany???s new "three-men-in-a-room" lineup. Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos (R-Rockville Centre) made his debut and was warmly welcomed by Gov. David A. Paterson, particularly after saying the...
  • Batman-loving senator in 'Dark Knight'

     
    by Frank James The late Heath Ledger, who by all accounts gives a phenomenal performance as the Joker in the new Batman movie, "The Dark Knight" which opens today, does something many Republicans have longed to do. He grabs......
  • Hillary Clinton looks to 2012

     
    Sen. Hillary Clinton arrives for a series of votes on the U.S. Senate floor, May 13, 2008. (Photo: Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images) by Katie Fretland Hillary Clinton has sent a letter to supporters asking for help financing her 2012 campaign for......