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Michael Tomasky

August 25, 2002 | The City Politic
The Seinfeld Race

Carl McCall, the Dems' default choice, would be quite happy with a gubernatorial primary that's about nothing. Andrew Cuomo needs it to be about something. He has three weeks.

August 12, 2002 | The City Politic
Marked Man

In what might be called the Greening of Eric Schneiderman, some local Democrats are leading the move to unseat one of the State Senate's most effective young leaders.

August 12, 2002 | Feature
No Experience Required

Joel Klein looks about as qualified to be school czar as Bloomberg did to be mayor. And that might be the best qualification of all.

July 8, 2002 | The City Politic
Try to Remember

Few issues are more hotly debated than how to honor the dead at ground zero; taking a stand for greatness rather than size, the current mayor makes more sense than his predecessor.

June 24, 2002 | The City Politic
The Right Stuff

George Pataki, watch your back: Tom Golisano wants to bring true Republican conservatism to the governor's mansion, and he's willing to spend Bloomberg-style to get there.

June 17, 2002 | The City Politic
Winner Take All

Careful what you wish for, Mayor Bloomberg. Now that control of the schools is within reach, you'll actually be expected to fix them. Can it be done -- or are they a lost cause?

May 27, 2002 | The City Politic
Loser Takes All

At this week's state Democratic convention, Carl McCall and Andrew Cuomo will get the nod to duke it out in the September primary, with McCall the front-runner. That's the bad news . . .

May 20, 2002 | The City Politic
Speak Truth to Power

Despite his $5 billion deficit, the mayor won't challenge the governor to raise taxes (at least, not till after the election). Can Gifford Miller force Bloomberg's hand?

April 29, 2002 | The City Politic
The Action Figure

Announcing his candidacy for governor last week, Andrew Cuomo pitched the themes of his campaign -- and promptly stuck his foot in his mouth. Which image will prevail?

April 15, 2002 | Feature
The City in Bloom(berg)

A hundred days into Michael Bloomberg's administration, he's followed the toughest (Rudy was definitely tough) of acts with surprising skill, proving that a delegating, socializing billionaire CEO just might make a great mayor. Now comes the hard part.

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