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The City Politic Archive

September 10, 2001
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
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
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
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.

July 23, 2001
Truth and Justice

Chuck Schumer has bravely introduced -- gasp! -- honesty into the judicial-confirmation process. John McCain warned him he'd pay for it. Just wait until the fall.

July 9, 2001
Wealth Vs. Wisdom

Much of what Michael Bloomberg has said and done -- and unsaid and undone -- since declaring his candidacy for mayor suggests that it's possible to be too outside.

June 18, 2001
Smart As a Pistol

Looking to the future, Joe Lieberman considers last November's election debacle, and how hot-button issues like gun control will affect the next.

June 11, 2001
Endorsement Tango

With the mayoral race fully under way, the Democratic hopefuls are courting partners who can deliver votes and support. Here are the ones to watch.

May 21, 2001
Slave Trade-Off

Don't accuse Al Sharpton of grandstanding in Sudan; the anti-slavery mission was the real thing. But back at home, he can't seem to resist hijacking the mayoral race.

May 7, 2001
Green No More

Entering the race for mayor, Mark Green shows signs of growing beyond his unctuous, punch-line-drunk image and coming across as serious, thoughtful -- even mature.

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