Mayor Michael Bloomberg has cut nearly 700 of the city's public school workers. They are already gone.
Presidential candidate Herman Cain takes issue with actor Morgan Freeman calling Tea Party Racist.
The Republican presidential candidate called the Oscar-winning actor’s remarks “short-sighted.” "Most of the people that are criticizing the Tea Partiers about having a racist element, they have never been to a Tea Party," Cain told Fox News.
Democrat David Weprin had stayed away from embracing President Obama, but Republican Bob Turner effectively tied Obama around Weprin’s neck, and it worked.
We now know at this point President Obama will not have political coattails, and could drag down democrats in next years national and state races.
With this one, I have seen it all now.
Famed Princeton University professor Cornell West and Broadcaster Tavis Smiley need to be seriously ashamed of themselves.
They have completed a week-long, 14-city “Poverty Tour” which highlighted the plight of America’s poor and directly critiqued President Obama for failing to stand up for them.
This is a very important short term solution, but the political argument over the federal debt is far from over.
For one thing, Congress as a whole must still vote to approve the agreement -- and for another, the deal creates a new congressional committee to tackle the age-old debate over federal debt and spending.
The other night appearing on TV, RNN, host Richard French with seconds left to go threw a question to me, a hand grenade for NYC Politics. French asked me about the race for mayor.
A City Mourns.
Our hearts are with the family of Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who got lost while walking home alone from day camp in his Orthodox Jewish neighborhood and was killed and dismembered by a stranger he had asked for directions. Leiby’s remains were found stuffed in a trash bin and the man's refrigerator, police said last week. The suspect, Levi Aron has been charged with murder.
The good news for President Obama, or any sitting president, the power of incumbency is very tough to win against, and Republicans are having a tough time with their field of candidates.
However the bad news: the worst kept secret is Obama’s base is not energized (he will need each and every single vote) and consider the horrible jobs report Friday which shows history is not on Mr. Obama’s side.
Mr. 3000/Derek Jeter
Congrat's to Yankees Captain Derek Jeter for his historic 3,000th hit.
There’s a lesson for all of us in Jeter’s success. One of perseverance and determination.