Tales from the Trail

NY state a brothel in need of a madame – governor candidate

By Basil Katz
October 19, 2010

davisAt their first debate on Monday, candidates for New York governor made the usual use of metaphor and cliche about the state’s economic woes.

Political insider still “in” in New York governor’s race

October 18, 2010

carl1New York voters are plenty angry. But apparently they’re not so comfortable with “scary-angry” and that could be costing Republican gubernatorial candidate Carl Paladino some support, The New York Times reports.

NY governor candidate Paladino says he only opposes gay marriage (and doesn’t like the parades)

October 11, 2010

Carl Paladino, the Tea Party backed Republican candidate running for New York governor, says he is not against homosexuals, only gay marriage and taking children to gay pride parades.

It’s never too early to think elections…

September 29, 2009

It’s more than a year away, but the White House is already making clear that President Barack Obama will not be on the sidelines of the 2010 elections. OBAMA/