As any New Yorker can easily remember, Midtown — the Manhattan neighborhood stretching from 34th St. to 59th St. and from Third Ave. to Eighth Ave. — was once a bustling beehive of corporate activity and commerce.
On a typical weekday, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 8 p.m., towering office buildings teemed with professionals, food trucks ...Read more
Over the past few days, it’s safe to say we’ve all shed a tear or two, maybe even said a prayer, and quietly reflected on the tremendous loss the world collectively experienced last week. For many that’s because of the historic and solemn events unfolding in the United Kingdom.
But I’m not talking about the death of Queen Elizabeth II ...Read more
In 1950, the late UCLA Bruins football coach Red Sanders entered the forever zeitgeist when he told his men, “Winning isn’t everything. It’s the only thing.” The quote has endured as a testament to competitive drive and ambition, both in sports and life.
And nowhere is winning more important than electoral politics. While campaigns ...Read more
With just a little more than two months to go before the 2022 midterm elections, one issue is emerging as a top turnout driver. And if Democrats do the historically unimaginable in November, staving off what was predicted to be an off-year Republican bloodbath, we can likely trace the root cause back to one fateful night in the spring of 2022.
“The president has said he’s planning on running again. People should take him at his word.”
That was Anita Dunn, a top adviser to President Biden, sounding very confident in her insistence that Biden will seek a second term — and almost indignant that the question is being raised at all.
But the question is being raised all over the ...Read more
Does the name Todd Akin ring a bell? For conservatives who remember the 2012 presidential election all too well, it induces a kind of political PTSD.
Akin, the Republican nominee favored to unseat Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill in Missouri, sent shockwaves through the GOP when he said, in defense of no abortion exceptions for rape or incest, ...Read more
In the months leading up to the 2020 presidential election, I was confronted with the same singular question from dozens of cable news hosts, print reporters, podcasters, and panel moderators — not to mention the occasional stranger in the grocery store or friend at a party:
What happens after Trump?
After four years of division, ...Read more