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Eric Schneiderman

  1. Letitia James Has Taken Control of New York’s Attorney General RaceBut there is still time for a challenger — Preet Bharara, anyone? — to emerge as New York State’s next top cop.
  2. Everyone Wants to Be the Next Attorney General of New YorkThe field of potential candidates to replace Eric Schneiderman has gotten very big, very fast. Will it even include Preet Bharara?
  3. Schneiderman Is Gone, But New York’s Legal #Resistance to Trump Will Go OnThe efforts of state attorneys general to uphold the rule of law are bigger than any one person.
  4. Schneiderman Shows It’s Risky to Choose a Male CandidateThe New York attorney general’s swift fall from champion of #MeToo to example of #MeToo fate is another warning to people in politics.
  5. How Eric Schneiderman Went From Political Golden Boy to DisgraceHe was positioned to succeed Cuomo as governor. But now he’ll always live on a list with Spitzer and Weiner.
  6. New York AG Eric Schneiderman Resigns After 4 Women Accuse Him of Physical AbuseAfter positioning himself as a champion of the #MeToo movement and suing Harvey Weinstein, he was accused of similar misconduct.
  7. New York AG Calls for Closing Presidential Pardon LoopholeRight now, if Trump pardons cronies for a federal offense, New York can’t prosecute them for crimes related to the same act.
  8. Fake Americans Dominated the Net-Neutrality DebateBots inundated the FCC with anti-net-neutrality comments. And the Trump administration is hampering an investigation into how that happened.
  9. Trump Foundation to Dissolve, Nearly a Year After the President Said It WouldIt can’t really shut down, as the foundation is still under investigation in New York.
  10. encounter
    Eric Schneiderman on Keeping Trump in Check and Maybe Investigating Russian Ties“If it’s hard to get checks on the presidency from Congress, we’re going to try to fill that space.”
  11. Trump Defends Shady Foundation After Vowing to Close ItIt turns out it’s not that easy.
  12. Trump Foundation Ordered to Cease All Fundraising in New YorkThe GOP nominee’s charity lacks the proper registration for soliciting donations in New York state.
  13. the sports section
    DraftKings and FanDuel Agree to Stop Taking Bets in New York — for NowIt’s part of an agreement with the attorney general.
  14. New York Court Says Trump University Lawsuit Will ContinueTrump has said that, on principle, he won’t settle.
  15. call an audible
    Schneiderman Sues Fantasy-Sports Sites The New York State attorney general alleges they’re nothing but digital-age bookies.
  16. call an audible
    DraftKings and FanDuel Say They Will Fight a Ban in New York StatePotentially in defiance of Attorney General Eric Schneiderman’s cease-and-desist order.
  17. Airbnb Decides to Act Like a Grown-up, Not a Start-up, and Play Nice With Cities“We cool now?”
  18. crimes and misdemeanors
    New York Gets Special Prosecutor for Police Killings Governor Andrew Cuomo has assigned the job to Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
  19. transportation
    Ride-Share App Lyft Will Not Launch in NYC Tonight [Updated] Thanks to New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman.
  20. tech
    Airbnb Handing Over Host Records for New York Attorney General to Check OutThe two sides have reached an agreement in their subpoena fight.
  21. the gig economy
    Bartender Was a Top NYC Airbnb RenterPeter Chen just thought he was making some spare money — he never expected to be named a public enemy.
  22. ink-stained wretches
    New York Observer Defends Donald Trump AgainThe paper “took great care to ensure fair, unbiased journalism.”
  23. makeup
    Eric Schneiderman Puts the Guyliner Question to RestHe doesn’t wear it, not that there’s anything wrong with that.
  24. makeup
    Andrew Cuomo Curious About GuylinerSpecifically: Does Eric Schneiderman wear eyeliner?
  25. airbnb
    Airbnb Users: State Prosecutors Want to Know Who You AreNew York subpoenas the company.
  26. the donald
    Donald Trump Sued for Running Scam UniversityAttendees paid between $1,495 and $35,000 for useless classes and mentorship programs.
  27. gun control
    New York Gun Shows Agree to Get Stricter; Senate Still Working on ItThe state continues to lead by example on gun control.
  28. helping hands
    Sandy Relief Charities Raised $400 MillionAttorney general will monitor spending.
  29. hurricane sandy
    Long Island Gas Rationing Ends, Price-Gouging Suits BeginOne bait and switch was particularly galling.
  30. crimes and misdemeanors
    Craigslist Subpoenaed Over Black Market GasAttorney general wants to know about price gougers.
  31. bain of his existence
    Private Equity Firms Subpoenaed Over Tax ProcessNew York’s attorney general is looking into their use of management fee waivers, which allow income to be taxed at the capital gains rate.
  32. crimes and misdemeanors
    N.Y. Attorney General Examining Fairness of Stop-and-FrisksA formal report could follow.
  33. eric schneiderman
    Obama Administration Wants Schneiderman to Lay Off Banks a LittleMaybe a lot?
  34. equal rites
    New York State Challenges DOMAThat was quick.
  35. bank of america
    New Probe Targeting Bank of AmericaAnd its mortgage-backed-securities division.
  36. the greatest recession
    Heads Up, Wall Street: N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Will Not Slow His RollFinally time to get a criminal conviction?
  37. the donald
    ‘I Thought That Trump University Was a Real Institution’Trump’s for-profit schools are probed.
  38. early and often
    Republicans Have a Mixed Night in New YorkThey were shut out in statewide races, and it’s unclear what will happen with the State Senate, but they did manage to flip five Democratically held congressional seats.
  39. oh albany!
    Andrew Cuomo Moves On to His Next Opponent: UnionsThe Democratic candidate does a sit-down with the ‘Times,’ and gets the headline that he wanted.
  40. politics
    More Fun With Negative Advertising in the A.G. RaceEric Schneiderman really, really wants you to know that the New York ‘Times’ likes him.
  41. politics
    Is Cuomo’s Annointed AG Successor Starting to Panic?Kathleen Rice goes negative as the one primary race that matters heats up.
  42. early and awkward
    Attorney General Candidate Eric Schneiderman Gets Attention for the Wrong ReasonsHe’s accused of rear-ending a car and leaving the scene.
  43. ballsy former state senators
    Hiram Monserrate Is Hitting People in the Face for Charity NowOr is he just out for revenge!