Programming note: Light blogging today due to the federal holiday.
Frank Seddio vowed to eliminate the at-large district leaders. This is one of the key demands of the relatively small anti-establishment coalition and looks like an olive branch to end Vito Lopez’s constant state of internal war.
Michael Goodwin wondered why the state’s various officials look like they’re panicking over the Lopez situation if they have nothing to hide.
Anonymous sources ironically told the New York Post that they fear leaks in the Vito Lopez investigation.
The situation only strengthens Governor Cuomo’s hold on Albany.
The press bonanza at the Democratic National Convention is likely to create a headache for Shelly Silver.
The DNC quietly suggested he “reconsider” his role in the delegation, but he’s full steam ahead.
The New York delegation received, among other things, a tiny disco ball in their gift bag.
The detectives and correction officers unions are looking to merge a group of unions’ 2013 electoral efforts.
David Storobin was endorsed by the Fire Marshalls Union.
Simcha Felder was “very upset” with “this Twitter thing and the blogs.”
The Post would like Governor Cuomo to keep Indian Point’s nuclear plant open.
Harlem has been impacted the most by Mayor Bloomberg’s school choice agenda, but problems persist.
The Democratic convention’s lineup is heavy with big city mayors.
San Antonio’s Julián Castro will be giving the keynote address.
For a preview, here’s his keynote speech at Texas’ Democratic convention earlier this year.
Demonstrators are making noise in Charlotte.
President Obama is running an ad accusing Mitt Romney of supporting tax hikes: