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Mansion on the Hill
The Telecaster-rockin’ five-term Queens congressman who’s suddenly the newest player in Washington.
Uncool New York
This city is behind several others—even Chicago!—in its efforts to combat global warming. Mayor Bloomberg can do much better.
Spitzer on a Rampage
The governor’s tactics are more improvised than premeditated, but he has state legislators right where he wants them—running for cover.
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Mike’s Managerial Missteps
On issues like homeless families and school busing, the mayor’s vaunted CEO expertise hasn’t been much use. Can he turn around his second term?
Hook ’Em, Horns
In the studio with the Fountains of Wayne and their hired brass.
Rudy’s Rove Connection Hits the Road
Staffer Margaret Hoover sucks it up.
Memo to Rudy: Get a strategist and handler before you start talking about ferrets again.
Coast of Bloomtopia: Three Ways of Looking at PlaNYC
How fewer cars and more trees may be a green screen for Bloomberg’s other plans.
Throw the Books at Her
Hillary Clinton’s competence-based campaign has been stealthily making progress. But two bios put her persona back in the spotlight.
Joe Meets the Head Case
When Joe Torre was growing up, the baseball field was where he went to escape an abusive father. And this year, Alex Rodriguez, too, has found that it’s a great place to hide. This could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
Third Way Blind
Mayor Bloomberg’s cynical, egotistical presidential flirtations might actually do some good—that is, unless he becomes Ralph Nader.
Pedro’s Late Innings
With the tenacity that made him one of the game’s best pitchers, Pedro Martinez battles his most difficult opponent—his own arm.
You Look So Thin, Darling!
Ex-chub Met pitches for Weight Watchers.
As the aging Mets limped to the finish and the Yankees burst through, Billy Wagner, 36 and hurting, dreamed of getting to the big stage.
Eliot Spitzer and Joe Bruno are fighting each other. But they’re beating up everyone else.
Rudy Has Seen the Enemy and He Is...Us
Can a billionaire Democrat turned Republican turned independent mayor of New York be elected president of the United States? The mayor himself isn’t sure. But Kevin Sheekey is.
President Rudy, R.I.P.
And it’s about time that scary dream was put to rest. But there are ways in which Giuliani the candidate will be missed.
The Governor and the Darkness
Sex wasn’t the only clandestine activity Eliot Spitzer loved.