Assemblywoman Glick Slams Report, Accuses Reporter of Smoking Pot

Assemblywoman Glick had choice words for the Post today. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/clintrainey)
Assemblywoman Glick had choice words for the Post today. (Photo: flickr.com/photos/clintrainey)

Assemblywoman Deborah Glick is dismissing as “fiction” a report alleging she is leading a coup of female lawmakers to depose Shelly Silver as Assembly speaker.

The New York Post’s Fred Dicker reported this morning that Mr. Silver is facing a “serious leadership threat’’ from 30 Democratic Assemblywomen fed up after being forced to defend him in the wake of the Vito Lopez sexual harassment scandal.

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Andrew Cuomo Explains His Presidential-Sounding Book

Governor Andrew Cuomo is writing a book about himself. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Governor Andrew Cuomo is writing a book about himself. (Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

It’s become standard practice for presidential candidates to release personal memoirs outlining their governmental philosophy, and although Governor Andrew Cuomo insists he’s focused on New York, he’s soon to follow down that well-tread electoral path. The book, like Hillary Clinton’s–another prominent potential White House contender–is slated to emerge next year.

“This is a private book. It’s not a government book,” he told reporters during an unrelated press conference in Albany. It doesn’t yet have a name, but as Mr. Cuomo described it, the memoir will be sure to address how he approaches government and tout his accomplishments.

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