President Obama is about to make a statement about the fiscal cliff talks. Watch it live here.
As expected, Obama nominated Sen. John Kerry to succeed Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, saying Kerry’s “life has prepared him for this role.”
Kerry’s nomination could provide a comeback opportunity for GOP Sen. Scott Brown, who was defeated in the November election by Democratic Senator-elect Elizabeth Warren.
Ben Affleck name-dropped Clinton and said “one never knows” when asked about his own potential Senate run.
The first rule about getting money from Mayor Bloomberg’s Super PAC: Don’t talk to Bloomberg about getting money from the Super PAC.
Ralph Nader wrote a letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, asking him to make use of the NY State stock transfer tax as a stopgap measure to help New Yorkers begin to recover from Sandy as Congress is stalled on federal disaster relief.
First Lady Michelle Obama wrote an open letter to parents suggesting how they might talk to their kids about the Newtown massacre.
Aftr the NRA blasted Hollywood for promoting violence, more than two-dozen A-list celebs fired back with a new YouTube video demanding a plan to reign in gun crime.
Two Republican NYC councilmen think the NRA’s plan to put armed guards in every school in America is worth considering.
AG Eric Schneiderman released his annual fundraising report showing that for-profit telemarketers receive the lion’s share of donations they raised on behalf of charities.
The most recent toll hike could prove problematic for soon-to-be former MTA Chairman Joe Lhota on Staten Island – an area he very much needs in his corner if he runs for NYC mayor in 2013.
Supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis said he hasn’t ruled out contributing large sums to NYC’s financially struggling Republican county parties – provided they back him for mayor next year.
The first Christmas card and Santa ad were printed in Albany.
The Environmental Protection Agency has released a progress report on its research into potential impacts of natural gas hydraulic fracturing and drilling on drinking water.
Rep. Richard Hanna is the second Republican co-sponsor of the Respect for Marriage Act, the bill to repeal the so-called Defense of Marriage Act and end federal marriage discrimination against same-sex couples.
The Warwarsing Town Board unanimously approved a fracking ban.
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