While touring Sandy damage on Staten Island, President Obama cited the need to put “turf battles aside” to get things done.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo formally announced his three climate change commissions and their respective co-chairs.
On the eve of his appearance before the House Intelligence Committee, David Petraeus insisted the Benghazi attacks had nothing to do with his resignation and he didn’t pass classified information to his former mistress/biographer.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will testify on Capitol Hill in December before the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
MTA Chairman Joe Lhota endured some ribbing on Twitter from state Operations Director Howard Glaser.
The incoming US Senate will have four times as many female Democrats compared with their Republican counterparts – 16 to 4 – and the imbalance will be almost 3 to 1 among female House members, 58 to 20.
AG Eric Schneiderman notified 13 gas station operators of his intent to commence enforcement proceedings against them for violations of the state Price Gouging statute – the first of what he expects will be a series of Sandy-related actions.
Bloomberg and Macy’s announced 5,000 tickets for the city’s annual Thanksgiving Day Parade will go to families who have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. hasn’t ruled out the possibility of voting for a Republican for majority leader.
Chris Callaghan doesn’t have a problem with his erstwhile political opponent, ex-state Comptroller Alan Hevesi, is getting out on parole, saying: “I don’t think he’s a threat to society.”
Andrew Rasiej: “If (Cuomo) wants to be an innovator, the way to do it is not just by talking about it, but by actually doing it…comprehensive campaign-finance reform in New York State would be a validating step by the governor to show his innovation credibility.”
Democrat Daniel Ross thinks he still has a chance at pulling out an improbable victory over Republican Sen. Jack Martins, though mathematically the odds are very much against him.
More than 500 of the state’s roughly 700 school districts have submitted plans for the new state-mandated teacher evaluations. The deadline is Jan. 17.
The gay vote was crucial to Obama’s victory.
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