PostPartisan: New York


Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 04/16/2014

The Insiders: A new tax won’t change our weather

It is dishonest to suggest that we are one tax increase away from improving the weather or saving the planet.

By Ed Rogers  |  01:23 PM ET, 04/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Climate Change, Democrats, Environment, global warming, ipcc, New York Times, The Insiders, united nationals

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 03/25/2014

Jumping to conclusions about Freedom Tower security

Two security breaches at Freedom Tower boosts the Port Authority as the agency everyone in New York and New Jersey loves to hate.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:09 PM ET, 03/25/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Freedom Tower, New York City, World Trade Center

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 02/05/2014

The Insiders: Obamacare discourages work

The White House and the Left have made a stunning admission: They think less work and less initiative in the workplace is a good thing.

By Ed Rogers  |  03:51 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, CBO, Democrats, entitlements, New York Times, Obamacare, The Insiders, welfare state

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 01/23/2014

What the Cuomo-de Blasio rift means for Dems

A battle over pre-K in New York could signal the direction the Democratic Party wants to take.

By Carter Eskew  |  03:09 PM ET, 01/23/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill de Blasio, Democrats, Mario Cuomo, New York

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 01/02/2014

Chris Christie actually had a bad year. Here’s why.

A couple of small mistakes may come back to haunt the New Jersey governor.

By Carter Eskew  |  12:31 PM ET, 01/02/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, Cory Booker, George Washington Bridge, New Jersey, New York

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 12/30/2013

Mayor Bloomberg calmed race relations

The 108th mayor of New York City ushered in the best race relations in decades.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:15 PM ET, 12/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Michael Bloomberg, New York City

Posted at 02:29 PM ET, 12/05/2013

Bill de Blasio resurrects Bill Bratton

New York’s mayor-elect is sending mixed signals -- possibly in a good way.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:29 PM ET, 12/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  bill bratton, Bill de Blasio, New York City

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 11/12/2013

Bill de Blasio’s family isn’t ‘gag’ worthy

The mayor-elect’s family hasbeen able to remain unbelievably normal despite others trying to cast their loving family as anything but.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:24 PM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bill de Blasio, New York City

Posted at 06:24 AM ET, 11/12/2013

The Insiders: Republicans need to reform their formula for women

A little advice for Burning Glass Consulting.

By Carter Eskew  |  06:24 AM ET, 11/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Burning Glass Consulting, New York Times, Planned Parenthood, Playbook, Republicans

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 10/01/2013

Motorcycle madness in Manhattan

The faultless are few in that terrifying video of the confrontation between an SUV and a swarm of bikers in Manhattan.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  09:06 AM ET, 10/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  crime, New York City

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 09/12/2013

Money didn’t buy votes in NYC mayoral primaries

Money can’t buy you everything.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:38 PM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 09/12/2013

Putin steals the ball in the diplomatic game

Putin radiates naglost, the Russian word for chutzpah. He lectures us about democracy, and has a sophist’s ability to probe our growing doubts about our role in the world.

By Carter Eskew  |  11:12 AM ET, 09/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Assad, cuban missile crisis, New York Times, obama, op-ed, putin, Reggie Miller, Syria

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 09/11/2013

Blacks bring it home for Bill de Blasio

In the race for the Democratic nomination for Big Apple mayor, the black vote was hugely important.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:09 PM ET, 09/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 09/09/2013

Bloomberg’s ‘racist’ jab at Bill de Blasio

A baseless charge that was made worse by his attempt to explain it.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  06:02 AM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 09/03/2013

Bill de Blasio jumps past 40 percent

Last week's poll vault by Bill de Blasio in his quest to win the Democratic nomination for mayor of New York City has turned into a catapult.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  05:11 PM ET, 09/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 08:32 AM ET, 08/29/2013

Amazing poll vault for Bill de Blasio

The latest Quinnipiac poll solidifies de Blasio’s standing as the front-runner for the Democratic nomination.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:32 AM ET, 08/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 08/16/2013

Bill de Blasio brings the heat to Chris Quinn

A second favorable poll for the former underdog. But will it last?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  08:50 AM ET, 08/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 08/13/2013

Bill de Blasio: one-poll wonder?

The Quinnipiac Poll puts him in the lead for the first time in the crowded Democratic primary field for New York City mayor.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  04:11 PM ET, 08/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 08/12/2013

Anthony Weiner flops in Siena poll

Results prove my point that New Yorkers really don't like a guy who doesn't know when to quit.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  01:01 PM ET, 08/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, New York City

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 07/31/2013

Anthony Weiner flirts with 'Danger'

New Yorkers don't like quitters. But they really don't like folks who don't know when to quit.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:15 AM ET, 07/31/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, New York City

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 07/17/2013

The Insiders: The White House doesn't have a plan. Do they know it?

According to the New York Times, President Obama's ineffectiveness on issues ranging from Syria to health care is actually a "calculated presidential approach." Does anyone actually believe this?

By Ed Rogers  |  01:56 PM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Barack Obama, eisenhower, gun control, health care, New York Times, politico, The Insiders, White House

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 07/08/2013

The return of Eliot Spitzer

Go, Eliot! Go!

By Jonathan Capehart  |  11:56 AM ET, 07/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Eliot Spitzer, New York City

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 06/14/2013

The Insiders: Looking beyond the politics of today

Examining the rising income disparity and the decline of the middle class.

By Carter Eskew  |  10:36 AM ET, 06/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Christie, George Packer, Jaron Lanier, Mrs. Clinton, New York Times, Syria

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 06/06/2013

Anthony Weiner has nothing to lose

Will New Yorkers do for Weiner what they did for Bloomberg?

By Jonathan Capehart  |  12:29 PM ET, 06/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Anthony Weiner, New York City, Politics

Posted at 02:44 PM ET, 05/23/2013

Take Anthony Weiner seriously

To underestimate him and his chances would be a big mistake.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  02:44 PM ET, 05/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  New York City

Posted at 03:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Christine Quinn: The art of roar

A 14-year-old article about Christine Quinn vividly displays what real political threats and how they are carried out look like.

By Jonathan Capehart  |  03:42 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Quinn, New York City