MSNBC host Chris Matthews got into a confrontation at a Tampa restaurant early this morning with a group of New York convention delegates.
Few on Team Romney want to take responsibility for the Clint Eastwood speech.
Rep. Ron Paul said Romney’s acceptance speech left him “very skeptical” the country’s economic policies would change significantly if the GOP takes the White House.
Rep. Paul Ryan claims he ran a sub-three hour marathon (that’s pretty darn fast, for you non-runners out there), but so far there’s no proof of that.
Ryan’s convention performance has moved him into the 2016 pecking order (assuming this year’s race doesn’t pan out the way he wants it to).
Romney’s in-laws are Rudy Giuliani fans.
PARADE magazine was granted a sit-down with the Obamas.
Kings County DA Joe Hynes called for a special prosecutor to investigate the sexual harassment claims against Assemblyman Vito Lopez.
Staten Island DA Dan Donovan (a Republican) has been assigned to handle the Lopez case.
“We have been notified by the chambers of Deputy Chief Administrative Judge Fern A. Fisher that Richmond County District Attorney Daniel M. Donovan Jr. has been appointed by the court as special prosecutor to investigate allegations surrounding Assemblyman Vito Lopez. D.A. Donovan will assign a team of prosecutors and investigators and discuss with them how to proceed with the investigation.”
So far, female Assembly Democrats are standing by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver as the Lopez mess worsens. Assembly Republicans are a different story.
How @FakeShellySilver handled the scandal.
Attorney Gloria Allred accused Silver and “unnamed political sources” of targeting Lopez’s accusers and said he nees to “take a good, hard look in the mirror at the actual events that really occurred.”
Late in its review process, New York state regulators are now considering an examination of the potential public health effects of fracking.
Randy Credico channels Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Mike Morey is leaving his post as Sen. Chuck Schumer’s New York press secretary and Hudson Valley regional director after six years. Max Young will be his replacement.
Cablevision workers in Brooklyn who voted this year to unionize have released a rap video chronicling their struggle.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand played tennis at her alma mater, Emma Willard.
As expected, employer contribution rates for the New York State and Local Retirement System are going up in the 2013-14 fiscal year.
The state Energy Planning Board offered a rough roadmap for replacing the power that would be lost if Indian Point is shuttered.
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