Herman Cain is spending the day in Atlanta where he’s set to meet with his wife of more than forty years, Gloria, to discuss the latest accusations of sexual impropriety plaguing his presidential campaign as he reassess his White House bid. Mr. Cain also wants to hear from you before he decides whether or not to continue his run. Read More
Senator Chuck Schumer said he thinks the Democrats can pick up Senate seats in 2012.
The chief of staff for Embattled Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. was arrested on bribery and conspiracy charges.
Senator Kirsten Gillibrand wants to pass a bill prohibiting insider trading by members of Congress, their families and staff.
A gay community center is moving to a building named after staunch same sex marriage opponent Ruben Diaz Sr.
Herman Cain canceled a dinner with influential New Yorkers today as he admitted skeletons in his closet are causing him to reevaluate his White House bid. New York Post columnist Cindy Adams was supposed to host the event at her home Sunday for a select group of politicians and media mavens. She told NY1 about the circumstances behing the snub. Read More
Herman Cain spent the last month dealing with sex scandals and an embarrassing interview performance, but the former Godfather’s Pizza CEO is ready to get back to discussing his favored topic–the “9-9-9″ tax plan. Yesterday, the Cain campaign released “9-9-9 The Movie,” a six minute video touting the plan’s purported power to slay a slew of fearsome enemies including nefarious bureaucrats, a president on the class warpath and the monstrous federal tax code. Read More
Former Republican presidential primary frontrunner Herman Cain recently sent a mailer to Iowans touting his ability to “lead the Republican party to victory by garnering a large share of the black vote,” but political analysts aren’t convinced of Mr. Cain’s ability to bring home the black vote. Read More
Manhattan State Senator Liz Krueger sent out a fundraising email earlier this week that features what may be called an “anti-Host Committee.”
On the space on the invite where it is usually listed which high rollers are putting it on, Ms. Krueger writes:
“Please do not join: The Koch Brothers, Karl Rove, Pedro Espada, Carl Paladino, Rudy Giuliani, Herman Cain, Eric Cantor, Rush Limbaugh, Dick Cheney, Michelle Bachmann, Pat Robertson, Rick Perry, Dean Skelos, Grover Norquist, Rand Paul, Glenn Beck, Ron Paul, Sarah Palin, Hiram Monserrate and all members of Rupert Murdoch’s family”
If nothing else, this invite shows what low esteem Sen. Krueger has for her former Senate Democratic colleagues Hiram Monserrate and Pedro Espada; this may be the first time the former Amigos have been included in the same breath as the Koch brothers and Sarah Palin. Read More