In the Press

Cuomo’s liberal budget moves

Gov. Cuomo used the state budget process to go shopping for the liberal credentials he’ll need to run for president, Albany insiders said. As the Assembly on Saturday began passing the bills to implement the state’s late and ...

De Blasio’s Smooth Ride?

March 20, 2017

Will Mayor de Blasio have a smooth ride to re-election? After City Councilman Eric Ulrich announced he will not run for mayor, Josh Robin discussed de Blasio’s campaign with the Monday Consultants Corner: Democrats Bill Hyers and ...

Hillary Clinton, national mother?

September 12, 2016

Indeed, Clinton doesn’t look like the last 43 Presidents (44 if you count Grover Cleveland twice), but it’s not just because she’s a woman: Hillary Clinton is running for President as a national mom. That is a radical twist on what has ...

Developers must change approach

September 11, 2016

A city-backed project in Inwood was shot down by the City Council last month because of local concerns over density and displacement, despite it promising a healthy amount of badly needed affordable housing. Now, similar projects in ...

How Hillary Earns Men’s Scorn

August 1, 2016

Bernie Sanders has repeatedly challenged Hillary Clinton to release her Goldman Sachs transcripts, stirring intrigue about three speeches for which she earned a total of $675,000. Although Sanders’ point is that Clinton is too ...