- December 3, 2001 | The City Politic
- The Untouchable
In the final weeks of the mayoral race, the Democratic leadership essentially declared Al Sharpton beyond rebuke -- a stand that's sure to haunt the party for years to come.
- April 8, 2002 | The City Politic
- The Adjuster
Dennis Rivera cultivated a lefty image as head of the health-care-workers union, but with a popular Republican governor headed for a second term, some changes were in order.
- October 11, 1999 | The City Politic
- Law & Ordure
The mayor has every right to attack dung-flecked art -- except the right to sanction a museum showing it. As if such particulars ever mattered to the Scarpia of City Hall.
- July 19, 1999 | The City Politic
- Hill Country
Hillary Clinton may not be a seasoned pol, but she kicked off her Senate campaign like one, coming on not like gangbusters but like someone with all the time in the world.
- March 13, 2000 | The City Politic
- The Sounds of Silence
Where were the leaders, especially the Democrats, who could speak with conviction and compassion in the aftermath of the Diallo verdicts? Out to lunch, mostly.
- 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?
- 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?
- October 29, 2001 | The City Politic
- A Raw Deal
Team Ferrer accuses Mark Green of playing the race card in the runoff, but that ugly game was begun by Bronx party chief Roberto Ramirez eighteen months ago.
- July 27, 1998 | The City Politic
- Deep Impact
That deadly asteroid homing in on Geraldine Ferraro's campaign is Charles Schumer, who has the record and now the money to win the primary and take on Al D'Amato.
- 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.