Supermarket billionaire John Castimatidis said he will run for mayor on the Republican ticket if NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly doesn’t get into the race.
The three Republicans running against Senator Kirsten Gillibrand are struggling to raise cash except George Maragos who has $1 million of his own money.
Governor Cuomo released his 2012-2013 budget along with an endorsement from former President Bill Clinton. “ Governor Cuomo is making New York’s government work again, and making New York the comeback state.”
With Jeffrey Gottlieb dropping out of the race for the Democratic nomination in Queens’ 6th District, Rory Lancman took credit for attacks that “demolished the Gottlieb candidacy.”
Former Governor Eliot Spitzer called the head of Citizens Union to lecture him for the group’s endorsement of Governor Cuomo’s redistricting compromise.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be in Syracuse Monday to talk about “America and the World.”
As the Assembly mulls whether to legalize mixed martial arts in New York, Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell said the MMA advocates are “getting savvier.” “They send a beautiful woman to our floor yesterday, rather than the threatening, bulky men.”
Embattled Comptroller John Liu is letting Simcha Felder keep his job in the comptroller’s office as he campaigns for State Senate.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said he was having a “spiritual” moment rather than sleeping at a recent Bruce Springsteen concert.
Ron Paul spoke to a crowd of over 4,000 people in Ithaca last night and told them why he’s still (technically) in the presidential race. “It would be more inconvenient not to. … People have too much invested in this campaign.”
Massachusetts Senator John Kerry gave a massive compliment to his Republican colleague Scott Brown by calling Mr. Brown a Yankees fan.