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8/4/2008 at 1:30 p.m.
Meredith Whitney Has Housing Woes of Her Own
The Oppenheimer analyst, known for her harsh critiques of banks over subprime losses, displays a fondness for animal prints. Plus, 'Playgirl' folds, and a painter sells her pad for a pretty penny, in today's digest of finance, media, real-estate and law news.
8/4/2008 at 11:30 a.m.
Obama Thinks Offshore Drilling Might Not Be So Bad After All
Though Obama would surely rather be discussing energy policy than his similarities to vacuous socialites, his new approach to gas prices may not be a political winner.
8/1/2008 at 11:45 a.m.
The ‘Journal’ Discovers Something Different About Barack Obama
The paper attempts to argue that the thing most jarring to voters about Barack Obama's appearance is his weight. Yeah.
8/1/2008 at 11:15 a.m.
The Race Card: An Ace Up McCain’s Sleeve?
Or is Obama dealing from the "bottom of the deck"? (Sigh.)
7/31/2008 at 2:15 p.m.
McCain Captured on Video Resorting to Gonzo Attacks
McCain has hunkered down with the nastiest of his advisers, convinced himself that any attacks he makes on Obama are justified, and gone batshit negative.
7/31/2008 at 11:20 a.m.
Widespread Moans As McCain Compares Obama to Spears, Hilton
Though it was only January when John McCain promised to "raise the level of political dialogue in America," that now seems like a very distant memory.
7/30/2008 at 1:30 p.m.
Jason Pomeranc to Take Credit for Turning Lower East Side Into Meatpacking District
The hotelier says that his new Thompson Lower East Side hotel will signal the "coming-of-age" of the hood. Plus the latest in finance, law, and media news.
7/30/2008 at 11:05 a.m.
McCain: ‘I Didn't Go Negative Until Obama Did!’
The McCain campaign today issues talking points to combat recent reports that the GOP's presumptive nominee has been too much of a meanie.
7/29/2008 at 8:00 p.m.
Heilemann: Five Things the Audacity of Hope World Tour Taught Us About Obama
His campaign has stones. He's in McCain's head. But he needs to get McCain in his own head.
7/28/2008 at 11:40 a.m.
McCain’s Latest Attack on Obama Seems Not at All Desperate
The ad actually shows a photo of Obama playing basketball with American troops … which would seem to undercut the idea that Obama is too busy to meet with the troops.
7/25/2008 at 3:45 p.m.
Is a Media Backlash Against Obama Imminent?
It happened before … and it can happen again.
7/23/2008 at 5:15 p.m.
Behind Maliki’s Move Against McCain
The prime minister of Iraq didn’t have to take sides in the American presidential campaign. So what is he really doing?
7/23/2008 at 2:15 p.m.
Did CBS and Katie Couric Conspire to Make McCain Look Better?
The liberal blogosphere is aflame after a gaffe from McCain is edited out of a CBS broadcast.
7/23/2008 at 11:30 a.m.
McCain Outlook Suddenly Much Gloomier
Though the mood of the campaign could easily flip tomorrow, the current rough patch is feeding doubts about McCain's strategy and his chances in November.
7/23/2008 at 10:30 a.m.
John McCain’s New Strategist Basically a Dick
Loads of colorful anecdotes about the personality of the man McCain affectionately calls "Sgt. Schmidt," some of which would make even Machiavelli cringe.
7/22/2008 at 6:00 p.m.
McCain Campaign Makes Awkward Anti-Obama Video
The McCain campaign made a video that's supposed to expose the media's Obama lust, but in doing so, they expose only themselves. (Not literally! Thank God.)
7/22/2008 at 11:00 a.m.
McCain Veep Speculation Distracts Us From the Obamarama
Will you really pick your running mate this week or are you just trying to fulfill your own selfish need for media attention?
7/21/2008 at 4:45 p.m.
John McCain Could Write an Op-ed for the ‘Times’; He Just Doesn't Want To
Who needs 'em?
7/21/2008 at 11:45 a.m.
Obama Gets Tremendous Assist From Iraq’s Prime Minister
Maliki's "endorsement" is a "huge, huge deal."
7/21/2008 at 10:00 a.m.
Red Hook Vendors Return; What the Candidates Like to Eat
Plus, lots of news on calories, nude dining events, underage debauchery in Chelsea, and more, in our morning news roundup.