Anna Sale appears in the following:
Friday, June 22, 2012
Recalcitrant Republicans, not his administration, are to blame for the limited movement on immigration reform during his presidency, President Barack Obama argued in a fiery speech to Latino political leaders on Friday.
Thursday, June 21, 2012
Obama's fundraising surged on the day he announced his support for same-sex marriage. But Romney supporters opened their wallets when their candidate's history at Bain Capital came into play.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
The Hudson Valley’s redrawn 18th Congressional District stretches across farms, tony vacation communities, and struggling post-industrial cities. Its new lines wrap around the city’s inner-ring suburbs like a horseshoe, lending its politics a mix of small town provincialism and bold-faced names. Supporting players in this primary contest, for example, include President Bill Clinton, Fox News Chief Roger Ailes, and the street vendor who spotted the would-be Times Square bomber.
Monday, June 11, 2012
Former President Bill Clinton threw his weight behind former aide Sean Patrick in the five-way Democratic race to challenge Republican Rep. Nan Hayworth in the new 18th Congressional district in the Hudson Valley.
Friday, June 08, 2012
Tuesday, June 05, 2012
The Republican primary campaign in New York’s redrawn 17th Congressional district in Rockland and Westchester Counties is getting ugly — and personal.
Thursday, May 31, 2012
The freshman senator took direct aim at the parts of the Republican Party that eschew foreign interventions or global coalitions.
Tuesday, May 29, 2012
Thursday, May 24, 2012
After President Obama announced his personal support for legalizing gay marriage earlier this month, much of the attention has focused on how this has moved the opinions of minorities his way. A poll this week shows Republican support for gay marriage has also moved since, but it has gone the other way.
Tuesday, May 22, 2012
The U.S. Supreme Court is not expected to announce its ruling on the Obama administration's health care law until next month, but already, Americans across the political spectrum are feeling less supportive of the decisionmakers on the nation's highest court.
Monday, May 21, 2012
Saturday, May 19, 2012
“Don’t you think this is a wonderful thing to walk across this bridge!”
Historian David McCullough has had a lot of honors in his career – two Pulitzers, a Presidential Medal of Freedom, and just this week a gold medal for biography from the American Academy of Arts and Letters – but he still gets that thrill crossing the Brooklyn Bridge.
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Coming just a few days after President Obama embraced gay marriage, Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney's commencement speech at Liberty University emphasized the strength and power that comes from religious faithfulness. “Moral certainty, clear standards, and a commitment to spiritual ideals will set you apart in a world that searches for meaning,” Romney told the Liberty graduating class.
When Romney addressed the 2010 graduating class at Groton School, the elite private boarding school in Massachusetts, it was a different message. He implored graduates to find the courage to question social and political orthodoxy and left references to religion and Christianity largely out.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
President Barack Obama has changed his position and now unequivocally supports the legalization of same-sex marriage.
Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
New York, home of the country’s money and media establishment, generally likes incumbents. But they also turn out in force in hotly contested Congressional races when there are big names in play.
Tuesday, May 08, 2012
Presidential campaigns routinely make the rounds in New York during presidential campaigns. So do Republicans and Democrats who come to New York to make their case for donations and control in Congress. Here are the big winners of New York money in Congressional elections in 2012 and 2008.
Friday, April 27, 2012
Newt Gingrich is losing his Secret Service protection a few days shy of his announcement officially ending his campaign, NBC News reported Thursday night. That comes a week after the conservative Taxpayers Protection Alliance called for Gingrich to surrender Secret Service protection last week, saying his campaign didn't warrant the cost.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012
President Obama’s Jimmy Fallon appearance provided a rare political opportunity: managing to look hip and accessible while maintaining total message discipline. But how much will slow jamming his talking points help Obama reinvigorate young supporters?
That’s unclear for now, but he’s got some momentum in his favor, according to a poll of Millennials out this week from Harvard’s Institute of Politics.