Senators Gillibrand and Schumer pull back on PIPA.
Lew Fidler wasn’t hand-picked by Vito Lopez.
Eric Schneiderman goes his own way on mortgages.
Liz Benjamin digs into the weeds of how Maurice Hinchey’s retirement impacts the redistricting calculus Upstate and in Queens.
Capital Tonight also has a little more info on Governor Cuomo’s security detail traffic accidents.
Mayor Bloomberg announced his national gay marriage campaign.
Gregory Meeks isn’t happy with the NY Post.
Michael Grimm reflects on Obama’s three years.
Common Cause wants the extra State Senate seat to be in New York City.
(The district wouldn’t be created out of thin air though, so it’s all relative)
A Republican emerges for Suffolk County State Senator Owen Johnson’s seat.
Politics365 looks at Robert Cornegy’s potential Assembly run.
City lawyers call a Brooklyn judge biased for saying the FDNY discriminates.
On the presidential race:
Ed Koch will campaign for President Obama in Florida.
What’s wrong with Mitt Romney?
Rick Santorum compared himself to Goldilocks.
A Romney adviser says they could lose South Carolina.
His favorability ratings are being dragged down some.
Stephen Colbert is still making hay.
Example: “And I am not going to answer the ‘gotcha’ question, ‘Are you interested in an open marriage?’ Though I am flattered Newt Gingrich asked me.”