Christine Quinn Thinks Scheduling Overlap Questions Are Hilarious

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn unveiled a campaign app outside of the Midtown Apple store. (Photo: Jill Colvin)
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn unveiled a campaign app outside of the Midtown Apple store. (Photo: Jill Colvin)

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn laughed off suggestions Thursday that she had purposely scheduled a press conference to rain on an opponent’s endorsement parade–the second time she’s been accused of using the tactic in recent months.

“We should be so well-organized to figure everything out on that level!” said Ms. Quinn, bursting into awkward, raucous laughter when Politicker asked about the timing of her Thursday press conference unveiling a new mobile app for her campaign.

(Her cackle is a particularly well-known response mechanism in city politics.)

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Joe Biden’s ‘Extended Costco Shopping Spree’

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Joe Biden paying for his purchases at Costco. (Photo: Getty)

Vice President Joe Biden visited a newly-opened Costco in Washington D.C. this morning. While there, according to a series of White House Press Office pool reports filed by McClatchy’s Lesley Clark, Mr. Biden “engaged in an extended Costco shopping spree, to the delight
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