David Sirota would like reporters to “stop sucking up to Bloomberg.”
A judge ruled the MTA payroll tax unconstitutional.
HTC’s latest round of endorsements, all in the State Assembly: A Republican ally of Marty Golden, a candidate supported by Queens County and another one opposed by the same organization.
The state teacher’s union isn’t endorsing Republicans senators in tight races.
Here are the candidates who petitioned to be on independent lines this November.
Governor Cuomo said this Democratic National Convention is different from conventions past, where he was a more vigorous attendee.
An anti-fracking group released a gloomy TV ad, and in an accompanying statement, told Cuomo that “the road to the White House isn’t paved with drilling rigs.”
Alexis Grenell said no candidate who opposes paid family leave should be able to claim the pro-choice mantle.
DC-37′s endorsements just don’t seem to go Hakeem Jeffries’ or Adriano Espaillat’s way.
Kathy Hochul scooped Chris Collins on his own ad.
Randy Altschuler launched an ad too.
Wendy Long criticized Kirsten Gillibrand for not helping Republican women candidates.
Unshackle Upstate released grades for various state legislators.
Rubén Díaz, Sr. declared his low ranking by a pro-business group to be “Definitely a badge of honor!”
“It was one of those moments, it’s a long hot day and everyone else is going swimming, we’re going swimming,” Rep. Tom Reed said of his dip into the Sea of Galilee. “When Congressman Yoder disrobed that was inappropriate and it ceased the activity immediately.”
Cardinal Timothy Dolan will be giving the benediction at the Republican National Convention.
Andrew Sullivan thinks Paul Ryan is “more extreme on abortion than Todd Akin.”
Five New York Republicans voted with Akin on the “forcible rape” bill he referred to.
If Todd Akin exits after a certain point, somebody will have to foot the ballot-printing bill.