Jason Otaño was endorsed by the RWDSU.
Avi Fink was hired by Bill de Blasio.
The state’s credit rating outlook was upgraded.
Shirley Huntley’s lawyer said the senator is only charged with a “simple tampering-type charge,” not theft.
Nick Confessore: “Criminal indictments of sitting lawmakers by AG Schneiderman: 1. Criminal indictments of sitting lawmakers by AG Cuomo: 0.”
Governor Cuomo said the recent slew of scandals makes a legislative pay raise a harder sell.
Dean Skelos said the incidents undermine Democrats’ credibility in New York.
Cuomo declined to comment on reports that Shelly Silver shelved a previous sexual harassment allegation against Lopez.
Betty-Ann Canizio, a district leader who was previously a big supporter of Lopez, declared, ”I can’t condone a predator. As much as I like him, I can’t.”
David Greenfield criticized Mayor Bloomberg over his proposed circumcision restrictions.
The MTA would like $65 million in federal funds for Hurricane Irene damage last year.
The DCCC launched a robocall campaign to attempt to link Republicans — including some from New York — to Todd Aki.
Staten Island pols are cool on the idea of extending the convention to Friday.
Florida’s GOP will help raise money for storm relief.
Isaac’s path is similar to that of Hurricane Katrina’s.
Bobby Jindal now has a chance to prove himself.
Mitt Romney’s adviser insists the candidate wants to talk about his religion.
Romney’s campaign isn’t where he wanted it to be in August, and he has bailed on his original plans for a more aggressive approach.
Nate Silver’s forecast has shown little movement since last week.