Even more details emerged about Christine Quinn’s wedding tomorrow. (She’s nervous.)
Right-wing editorial boards and bloggers swooped in to defend Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin from Chuck Schumer.
Mike Bloomberg on Stop-and-Frisk: “We don’t racial profile.”
Elizabeth Crowley’s campaign, profiled.
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Brooklyn State Senator Kevin Parker — the quotable lawmaker who was convicted earlier this year of “misdemeanor criminal mischief” for his encounter with a New York Post photographer — writes today about religious freedom, and the “assault” on it.
Parker’s article — where he urges Republican presidential candidates to follow New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s approach to diversity — can be viewed here.
Assemblyman Nick Perry told The Politicker this afternoon that he is considering making a run for Brooklyn borough president in 2013.
“I am giving it very serious consideration,” Perry said.
Perry is the deputy majority leader of the Assembly, but has been one of the quieter members of the chamber. He made some noise earlier this year when he voted in favor of same-sex marriage, after voting against it three times.
Asked to make his case for why he was the right man for the job, Perry said,
State Senator Kevin Parker is quietly laying the groundwork for a run for Brooklyn borough president, according to a source close to the lawmaker.
The Rent Is Too...
A deal to extend rent regulations in New York City was nearly derailed by a tweet.
According to Azi Paybarah in Albany, Capital Tonight’s Liz Benjamin asked Senator Kevin Parker a question about a possible deal with Governor Cuomo, and Parker said there was no deal with the governor, unaware that leadership had struck rent renewal deal.
Benjamin then tweeted Parker’s no deal comment. A Democratic spokesman tweeted to correct the record, but Senate Republicans — following the Capital Tonight tweet — thought there was no deal, and adjourned.