Former American International Group Inc. Chief Executive Officer Maurice “Hank” Greenberg asked New York’s highest court to clear his name and dismiss what remains of an eight-year-old lawsuit over an AIG accounting scandal.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to break the connection between cash and politics that’s led to corruption in Albany for decades, and he says public financing of election campaigns is the solution.
Edward I. Koch, the outspoken three- term New York mayor who led the biggest U.S. city from the brink of bankruptcy in the late 1970s and boosted the spirits of crime-weary residents, has died. He was 88.
People often ask me for advice about public speaking, since I do a lot of it. Of course, it's often reported that people are more afraid of public speaking than death (which is not exactly empirically accurate, but it is close). In my experience, becoming a good public speaker is not a natural skill for anyone. While I now speak professionally about once a week, for sums I...
Almost 30 years ago, I flew around New York State with its new governor, Mario Cuomo. He told me that at a gay and lesbian advocacy dinner that week he and Bella Abzug, a firebrand left-wing former congresswoman, were the only straight people in attendance.
Anthony Weiner, the former U.S. congressman who resigned two years ago after engaging in lewd online behavior, would be a formidable candidate in a crowded New York mayoral field, pollster Maurice Carroll said.
The $162 million settlement that resolves claims by the liquidator of Bernard Madoff’s firm against the owners of the New York Mets won’t require them to pay any money for at least four years, if ever.