The billionaire George Soros is reportedly committing $1 million to Priorities USA Action, the “super PAC” supporting President Obama.
Mayor Bloomberg unveiled a plan to build the World’s tallest Ferris Wheel (625 feet) and retail outlet complex on Staten Island’s North Shore.
Bloomberg hopes Sen. Roy McDonald changes his mind about not running in the 43rd SD on the Independence Party line.
In an effort to ease weekend traffic, Gov. Andrew Cuomo has asked the state Department of Transportation to adjust the work schedule on the Twin Bridges to cease at noon Sundays as opposed to 5 a.m. Monday mornings.
MTA Chairman Joe Lhota was spoiling for a fight today - and not just in the Twitterverse.
LG Bob Duffy ran interference between Rep. Louise Slaughter and her GOP opponent, Monroe County Executive Maggie Brooks.
In the wake of today’s Siena poll, the Cook Report has moved the NY-25 race between Brooks and Slaughter from “lean Democratic” to ”likely Democratic”. (Subscription required).
Five ideas for campaign finance reform at the state level from Amy Loprest and Eric Friedman, executive director and director of External Affairs, respectively, of the New York City Campaign Finance Board.
The UFT is running a feel-good back-to-school ad that says NYC teachers are “ready” to prepare students for the future.
Robert L. Link, a Justice of the Oppenheim Town Court, Fulton County, resigned from office after being served with formal disciplinary charges by the Commission on Judicial Conduct.
Democrat Mark Murphy, who is challenging embattled GOP Rep. Michael Grimm in NY-11, is gaining a powerful new ally: The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union.
Cuomo today announced more than 16,000 New Yorkers - including almost 6,000 first-time voters - have used the DMV’s new online voter registration service, which can be found here.
Bloomberg says he’s supporting the Senate Republicans because the last time the Democrats controlled the chamber was “an embarrassment to this whole state.”
Sen. Lee Zeldin’s NextGenLNY PAC endorsed GOP state Senate hopeful Bob Cohen.
Bloomberg blasted the Bronx DA’s controversial policy of not prosecuting some trespassing arrests in public housing – saying that the move will bring the city back to its bad old days of crime and disorder.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan and Bishop Nicholas DiMarzio issued a joint statement calling for more to be done for the poor.
Lady Gaga Tweeted her thanks to Manhattan BP Scott Stringer for coming to her defense after Staten Island BP James Molinaro called her a “slut.”
The IG accused officials at Brooklyn’s Kingsboro Psychiatric Center of failing to create discharge plans for patients before putting them on the street, and ordering employees to fake records to make it seem as if that work had been done.
Jennifer Krinsky, a spokeswoman for the Senate Democrats, is leaving her post to work for the Cuomo administration at the Labor Deparment’s downstate press office.
Sen. Liz Krueger is knocking Sen. Greg Ball for his claims that he supports legislation that would provide equal pay for women.
Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch prefers actual nudity in movie skinny-dipping scenes.
Former AG Bob Abrams and former Gov. David Paterson see bright things in Newark Mayor Cory Booker’s future.
OPHTHPAC, the political action committee for the American Academy of Ophthalmology, is up with a TV ad in support of the only ophthalmologist serving in Congress: Rep. Nan Hayworth.
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