Bill Would Put Face on Anonymous Attack Ads

Rough-and-tumble campaign tactics are nothing new in New York politics, but a new proposal aims to identify and ban those behind the trash-talk ads.


Big City: A Tabloid Bashing, and a Lost Job With the Mayor

Lis Smith, a young political operative, seemed to be an obvious choice for a post in City Hall — until the news media learned about her relationship with Eliot Spitzer.


Stringer Gets Endorsements of Three City Newspapers

The New York Times, The Daily News and The New York Post backed Scott M. Stringer for city comptroller instead of Eliot Spitzer.