Here a taste of ‘The Method to the Madness,’ a new oral history of Trump’s incredible, unlikely political ascent.
Aaron Short, the co-author of THE METHOD TO THE MADNESS: Donald Trump's Ascent as Told by Those Who Were Hired, Fired, Inspired—and Inaugurated, is a New York-based reporter covering city, state, and federal government. He has written for the New York Post, New York Daily News, New York Observer, City & State, and Vice.
The governor with an eye on the White House is attacking a primary challenger to his left who hasn’t even officially declared her candidacy yet.
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As Hizzoner cruises to reelection, his record on helping the poor holds up all right, even if there's a lot a mayor can't control.
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"It would be a strange thing indeed if I should make any attempt to prevent this meeting,” said LaGuardia. "I would then be doing exactly as Adolf Hitler is doing."
The state with the nation’s highest average income grapples with a huge debt problem even as young people and big employers — including Aetna — head for the exits.