O'Sullivan has had a telephone message to go down to Tammany Hall
She crumpled up like a can that has been kicked by a heavy boot, her forepart came down in the square, and the rest of her length, with a great snapping and twisting of shafts and stays, descended, collapsing athwart Tammany Hall
and the streets towards Second Avenue.
With an expertise in reconstruction and re-purposing properties, CNY is now working on two landmarks in New York City--the Woolworth Building and Tammany Hall
The situation in Illinois today reminds me of the quote by Boss Tweed who ran Tammany Hall
the 1800s New York City political machine that was based on patronage and graft: "I dont care who does the electing, so long as I get to do the nominating.
Making full use of the Herbert Lehman Papers at Columbia University and other archival sources, Tananbaum has given us the definitive narrative of this soft-spoken liberal who, it appears, tried his best and usually succeeded in doing the right thing, even when that involved opposing his party leadership, speaking out against a President Roosevelt whom he admired and had worked with, challenging Tammany Hall
, and confronting Senator Joseph McCarthy when few others were willing to do so.
was so corrupt it entered the political lexicon - Tammany Hall
politics are low-down, selfserving and driven by the principle of profit.
Mugwumps, Peter says, are people who investigated corruption in New York City's Tammany Hall
Machine Made: Tammany Hall
and the Creation of Modern American Politics.
Such men were not his heroes, in fact he had a marked distaste for those logrolling Tammany Hall
politicians at a local level whom he forever associated with the Labour Party and also unreasonably blanketed with the Welsh W Rugby Union despite its non-political nature.
In the mid-19th century, William Magear "Boss" Tweed ran New York's Tammany Hall
political organization, which in turn ran the city's government--at great profit to Tammany's members.
Terry Golway's Machine Made argues that the Democratic Tammany Hall
machine, which dominated the city during the 19th century and early decades of the 20th, "prepared the way for modern liberalism" by creating a "model for a more aggressive role for government.
New YorkAEs Tammany Hall
has long been thought of as a black spot in the history of urban politics, a political machine filled with shady characters like William oBosso Tweed and a cast of others involved in graft, crime, and corruption.