The Weekend That Was
Andrew Cuomo predicted he’s going to “win big.”
“Mr. Cuomo will either win his first budget battle or he will be an early failure as governor,” the TU says.
The Wegman family recently contributed $90,000 to Cuomo.
Carl Paladino has donors in Florida.
Cuomo refused to “second guess” Gov. David Paterson on ethics reform.
NYPIRG’s Blair Horner (and former Cuomo aide) on Cuomo: “I knew Andrew a bit when he was (working) with his dad – he was a sledgehammer. He wasn’t as warm and fuzzy as when he ran for AG. But he became more deft. I worked with Eliot, and he knew only one speed. Eliot, always, the first thing he’d want to do is rip these guys’ lungs out. I would too, but at the end of the day, you’ve got to make a bill become a law.”
A lot of money is flowing into the the candidate’s coffers as the gubernatorial race nears its end.
Robert Kennedy Jr., the brother of Cuomo’s ex-wife (who once mulled a primary challenge against him for AG), endorsed him for governor.
The AG said he’s unsure if he’ll recommend jail time for the disgraced former state comptroller, Alan Hevesi.
Meet Marilyn Thornton, the “doyenne” of Cuomo’s volunteers, who has worked for six AGs – Dems and Republicans.
Andrea Harter is a “Democrat for Carl.”
Cuomo won’t be releasing his tax returns prior to Election Day.
Buffalo Bills Hall of Famer Thurman Thomas is roboing for Paladino.
Kristin Davis has a “legalize pot” ad.
The TU endorsed Harry Wilson.
David Singer is a ticket splitter.
Errol Louis thinks women will play a big role in Tuesday’s elections, and thus Paladio’s “little girl” comment about Gillibrand was especially stupid.
The Post agrees with Paladino on Gillibrand.
“You cannot make this stuff up,” Cuomo said of Paladino’s various controversial comments.
Paterson accused Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver of “collusion” in the AEG mess.
The Post makes much of Gillibrand’s weight loss.
Public enemy No. 1 for many candidates this year: The mainstream media.
Comptroller Tom DiNapoli established a voter hotline for Election Day. It is 1-888-OSC-4555 (1-888-672-4555). (No link).
Cuomo endorsed state Senate candidate Joanne Yepsen.
Adam Lisberg wonders why Manhattan DA Cy Vance Jr. isn’t pursuing a campaign election law violation case against Mayor Bloomberg.
Bloomberg is playing in the Pennsylvania governor’s race to the tune of $500,000.
The Glens Falls Post-Star endorsed Democratic Rep. Scott Murphy in NY-20.
Nate Silver thinks the GOP will pick up just three House seats in NY Tuesday.
Cuomo released yet another policy book, this time outlining his “green” agenda.
Senate Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson steered $100,000 worth of member items to a private radio station that broadcasts to his Brooklyn constituents.
The Journal News endorsed Sen. Suzi Oppenheimer.
Environmentalists blasted the governor’s plan to pull the state out of the federal Superfund program.
The Times splits the baby on the NYC charter referendum questions.
Sean Penn is a fan of Eliot Spitzer.
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