New York

Tuesday’s Primaries

Tuesday is primary day in seven states and the District of Columbia. This will be the last major primary before the midterm elections (only one state remains after this: Hawaii on Sept. 18). Even this late in the game there are still some fascinating races to watch. Here are five:

  1. Mike Castle v. Christine O’Donnell, Republicans for …

President Obama In New York, On A Roll

Before a packed crowd at New York’s Cooper Union, Barack Obama made a forceful appeal for regulation of the financial markets. “The American experiment has worked in large part because we guided the market’s invisible hand with a higher principle,” he said. “A free market was never meant to be a free license to take whatever …

With Financial Reform, What Becomes Of New York?

There is a regional subplot playing out in the debate for financial reform. Here are some clues: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel just flew up to New York to meet with investors. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spent part of his recess meeting with big financiers in New York. President Obama will head Thursday to New York …

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