Prominent members of the Chinese-American community held a hastily-scheduled press conference to show their support for John Liu .“Yesterday’s paper showed that Danny Chen suffered racism, bigotry and abuse,” said Virginia M. Kee, a founding member of the Chinese-American Planning Council. “I see another assassination. This is a character assassination. Worse than death, you lose your good name.”
Liu insisted he is still running for mayor.
Bloomberg vs. Cuomo, Round 2. City officials are looking to pull out from Emblem Health, the city’s not for-profit insurer, just as Gov. Cuomo is trying to convert it to a for-profit outfit.
The state task force charged with redrawing legislative districts will count prisoners in their home districts and not where their jail is located, a blow to Senate Republicans.
A Bronx judge upheld the Cuomo’s administration right to strip Pedro Espada’s health clinic its Medicaid funding. The decision could spell the end of the Soundview Health Care Network.
A federal grand jury charged William Boyland with soliciting more than $250,000 in bribes to smooth along development projects and to assist a carnival operator.
Anthony Weiner emailed friends to welcome the “sparkling wonder” of his new baby.
Civil liberties concerns aside, the NYPD’s spying on Muslim groups may not even be that successful.
After taking it to the brink, the House is prepared to take up the payroll tax extension.
Danny Hakim takes a look at who the mentally disabled are often drugged without their families consent.
Melissa Mark Viverito made her acting debut during an East Harlem community theater’s group rendition of “A Christmas Carol.”
The murder of a Brooklyn cafe owner whose burned body was discovered in Pennsylvania has flummoxed authorities.
The protocol of crying at the defense table, in light of “Crybaby Senator” Carl Kruger.
If the gypsy cabs don’t stop making streetside pickups, it could lessen the value of the new medallions and scuttle the livery deal hatched between Cuomo and Bloomberg.
Nurses at St. Lukes–Roosevelt are planning to go on strike.
The New York City campaign finance rules survived another legal challenge.
In light of the payroll tax showdown, John Boehner can’t deliver his members because, to put it charitably, his 80-odd freshmen are the legislative equivalent of space junk, Thomas Defrank writes.
Weekly jobless claims fell.
Josh Robin profiles a Bronx woman in a tangled legal case who hopes for clemency from Andrew Cuomo.
A New Hampshire newspaper is calling for Mitt and Newt to duke it out on the debate stage.
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