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Michael Tomasky

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.

October 22, 2001 | The City Politic
The Union Label

Mark Green won the runoff without the support of the city's Big Three unions, leaving both the candidate and labor in an unfamiliar posture come Election Day.

October 15, 2001 | The City Politic
Disappearing Act

Mark Green is in danger of losing because he didn't make voters feel comfortable enough, but maybe it's also time to admit his white-liberal constituency has become the new minority vote.

October 8, 2001 | The City Politic
Rudy's Rules of Order

As the mayor turned two weeks of unforgettable grace under pressure into a bald power grab, Fernando Ferrer shed ethnic politics to become democracy's defender.

October 1, 2001 | The City Politic
The Out-of-Towners

Most politicians -- including the president -- know that helping New York is important for the U.S., but Senators Gramm and Nickles needed extra convincing.

September 24, 2001 | Feature
Freedom's Just Another Word For Plenty Left To Lose
September 10, 2001 | The City Politic
Après Moi, le Déluge

For Giuliani, the mayoral election is all about his legacy. And who could make him look better than Peter Vallone?

August 27, 2001 | The City Politic
Over the Rainbow

Talk of a black-Latino coalition to put Fernando Ferrer in Gracie Mansion presumes an African-American voting bloc that may not, in fact, exist.

August 20, 2001 | The City Politic
New World Order

Wake up! Campaign-finance reform has made a contender of gadfly George Spitz as well as Alan Hevesi; term limits have given us the most hotly contested races in years.

August 6, 2001 | The City Politic
Seeing Green

When Randi Weingarten broke bread with her nemesis, mayoral candidate Mark Green, maybe the teachers-union head was reading the writing on the blackboard.

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