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Michael Tomasky

November 18, 2002 | The City Politic
Party Like It's 1984

There's more to the Democrats' debacle last week than the loss of congressional bragging rights. For the true lesson, look back to the last time Fritz Mondale came up short.

November 11, 2002 | Feature
Walk This Way

If Bloomberg really wants to ease traffic, he should direct his road rage at pedestrians.

November 4, 2002 | The City Politic
Race Against Time

The Democratic Party leadership has all but written off McCall's lackluster run. As funds and hours run out, some pols are already lining up to place the blame on any shoulder but Carl's.

October 28, 2002 | The City Politic
The Man in the Bubble

Two weeks before the election, Pataki is still setting the agenda, the press is still rolling over for him, and McCall has yet to break out of an airless, message-free campaign.

October 21, 2002 | The City Politic
It's a Mad, Mad World

If there's an overall -- and underreported -- theme to the coming midterm election, it is "Get mad and get even." Think Democrats have forgotten Florida? Think again.

October 21, 2002 | Feature
Those Weren't the Days

Even if Mayor Bloomberg slashes the budget to shreds, the seventies -- seedy streets, filthy parks, Oh! Calcutta! -- can't really come back again. Can they?

October 14, 2002 | Feature
Born to Run

Bob Torricelli was a classic career politician -- in both the good and the greedy sense.

May 20, 2005 | The City Politic
The Dupe of Albany

For years, the governor has done little more than pay lip service to the call for campaign-finance reform. So why was Mr. Finance Reform himself hanginÂ’ with George?

September 23, 2002 | The City Politic
Tale of Two Georges

One day he looks utterly invincible, another he seems shaky and politically enfeebled -- and that's just in one week. Will the real George Pataki please stand up?

September 8, 2002 | The City Politic
Circus Patakimus

Could the governor lose? Actually, yes. For one thing, owing to New York's arcane election laws, he could lose to himself. And that's only the silliest possibility in this silly political season.

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