Illinois Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr. is still at the Mayo Clinic undergoing treatment for severe depression, but according to a report in Crain’s Chicago Business, his political allies are already preparing for his comeback. Kevin Lampe, a longtime consultant of Mr. Jackson’s, told Crain’s the congressman’s “campaign is moving forward” and “he is running for re-election.”
Mayor Bloomberg said he doesn’t want to “second-guess” Governor Cuomo’s tax plan.
Bill Clinton said his wife, Hillary, has no plans to run for office again. “She wants to stay in one place for two or three days and get a good night’s sleep for a week or two.”
Occupy Albany protesters got a permit that will allow them to stay in Academy Park for two more weeks.