No, George Pataki won’t be Mitt Romney’s V.P. pick.
He said Republicans in New York need to develop a “connection” to the state’s families in order to win again.
Memo to Andrew Cuomo: Eric Schneiderman will be attending the DNC, thank you very much.
The DCCC upgraded its assessment of Mark Murphy’s competitiveness.
Ben Lawsky is coming under major fire from fellow regulators for accusing Standard Charter of banking with Iran.
Grace Meng responded to Dan Halloran’s demand that she release her bundlers by denying she has any, causing Halloran’s spokesman to retort, “First she won’t disclose her bundlers. Now she says bundlers don’t exist. Next, she’ll say her money got delivered by a stork.”
Meng also pushed her plan to jump-start businesses in New York.
John Messer dropped his fraud lawsuit against Toby Ann Stavisky.
David Storobin had another day in court.
The L Magazine names Storobin’s victory over Lew Fidler as the second-worst moment in Brooklyn politics this year.
The sick pay vote shows the enormous power of Council Speaker Christine Quinn.
Councilman Steve Levin enjoyed some “adorable photos of animals” he found online.
Throughout the country, 73 state GOP lawmakers have lost in primaries this year, usually to more conservative, Tea Party-affiliated challengers.
Tim Pawlenty named nearly a dozen other people—besides himself—who would be qualified to be Mitt Romney’s vice presidential pick.
Truth in off-messaging? Mitt Romney’s spokesperson countered an attack by Democrats saying that Bain Capital laid off steelworkers by pointing to Massachusetts’ universal health insurance plan.
RedState’s Erick Erickson wasn’t pleased.
The Obama campaign denied knowing the story of a steelworker laid off from a Bain-owned company despite the fact he appeared in one of their ads and one of their conference calls.
A good look at the battle to control the House.
Republican mega-donor Sheldon Adelson is suing the National Jewish Democratic Council.
Can Wikipedia edits unlock the secret of the veepstakes?
Meet a moderate Republican who blames the Koch brothers for costing him a Senate primary in Kansas.
A night in an allegedly haunted hotel owned by potential Romney running mate Rob Portman.