Congressman Michael Grimm called NY1 reporter Michael Scotto this morning to apologize for threatening to physically injure him after President Obama’s State of the Union address last night.
In an interview, Mr. Scotto told Politicker that Mr. Grimm called him around 10:45 a.m. to make amends for last night’s headline-grabbing eruption. Read More
Mayor Bill de Blasio today called on Congressman Michael Grimm to apologize after the Staten Island lawmaker threatened to physically assault NY1 reporter Michael Scotto during an interview following the president’s State of the Union speech, according to an NY1 transcript of the exchange. Read More
The race for City Council speaker, at least in Mark Weprin’s case, is swerving between the backrooms and the airwaves. Read More
Congressman Charlie Rangel has a solution for bypassing gridlock in Washington D.C.: executive orders for “everything.” Read More
Bill de Blasio made it clear last night–as humbly as he could–that he would very much enjoy the huge margin of victory that polls are predicting he’ll achieve tonight when the polls close. Read More
Republican candidate Joe Lhota recently snapped at a journalist, accusing him of perpetrating “horse hockey” and suggesting he could be “nothing but a tool” of Bill de Blasio, his front-running opponent in the mayor’s race. Read More
Two of the city’s three leading mayoral candidates debated on live television last night. But the most prominent one was MIA.
Bill de Blasio, the city’s public advocate and the Democratic nominee, who is leading by as many as 50 points in public polls, skipped the first major debate of the general election–despite repeated requests from NY1. Read More