[City Council Speaker Christine Quinn] abruptly left #livingwage presser when...– via @KateTaylorNYT
MOST OFTEN DESCRIBED this weekend as ‘holding court’: Kevin Sheekey– That’s from MIke Allen’s playbook this morning. Back in 2008, amid the speculation his boss would enter the presidential race, I profiled Sheekey: Kevin Sheekey was walking through the Sheraton Hotel, holding The New York Times and a cellphone he was ignoring. “I was on the phone...
as Conway raises money for her final term in the Assembly, her opponent,...– —Eric Woomer, Tulare Advance-Register in Florida
Espaillat says will 'ensure' same-sex marriage... →
John [McCain] did say to me that he thought Mitt Romney is a good guy and would...– —via Capital New York
Grover Cleveland and Bushwick Community high... →
This morning, the Postdescribed the two schools, Grover Cleveland High School in Queens and Bushwick Community High School in Brooklyn, as “politically backed.” Those political connections include Cathy Nolan, the chairwoman of the Education Committee, who is a graduate of Grover Cleveland. (Rosie Perez is also a graduate of the school, I’m told by my mother, who was a teacher...
This rally is not related to the Liu’s campaign and is not and endorsement...– John Liu’s campaign advisers plan a non-campaign rally for him | Capital New York
Rangel, missing from Washington, will appear on... →
Hillary Clinton 2006: 'You can!' | Capital New... →
A Rangel ally says the problem with the new... →
“We were never concerned about whether he could get elected or not,” said Farrell, a longtime Rangel ally, to the Columbia Spectator. “The issue was about the next person who could come in—if you didn’t shift the district, you would make it harder for [subsequent] African-American candidates.”
If Karl Rove was Bush’s brain, then Fehrnstrom is Romney’s balls– Jason Zangerle [h/t Mike Allen]
With the exception of Matt Lauer, there’s nobody who’s been on morning...– —Pat Kiernan
When I started the column, the Village Voice wouldn’t pick it up because it was...– Dan Savage [h/t Ji Hyun Park]
Rangel will miss more votes as Congress convenes... →
Rangel’s spokeswoman, Hannah Kim: “The Congressman will be hosting multiple events aimed at bringing Washington to the District, to provide opportunities for his constituents to meet representatives from the federal agencies. We’re holding another major career fair.”
Stringer says he has 'no idea' where the... →
(via Schumer asks Arizona bill author what an illegal immigrant dresses like | Capital New York)
Jon Stewart on Carolyn Maloney's gender-diversity... →
“Carolyn Maloney is part of the New York congressional delegation. The New York delegation is 30 percent women. In the last few years alone that delegations’ had Craiglist Ferguson, Twitter-dick Van Patton and Tickle-me Massa.”
Mayoral candidates denounce Walmart, one more... →
Assemblyman Rory Lancman, who is running for Congress, said, “I think the Justice Department should examine very very closely those who have accepted contributions from Walmart,” and that the company’s “charitable giving in New York and the rest of the United States” should also be examined.
Paterson, candidly | Capital New York →
Greg Kelly: “Do you miss governing?” David Paterson: “Sometimes.”
Democrats plot bill to block Arizona immigration...
univisionnews: The bill, backed by Sen. Charles Schumer, could reach the floor if the Supreme Court upholds the Arizona law. By JORDAN FABIAN Democrats in Congress are planning legislation that would negate Arizona’s immigration crackdown law if it is upheld by the Supreme Court this summer. Read More
In southern Queens, an upstart Republican... →
Hillary Clinton is going to Lincoln Center... →
Christine Quinn would win if the mayor's race were... →
A survey by Michael Bloomberg’s pollster published in the Daily News shows voters open to the idea of a run by police commissioner Ray Kelly, who has yet to express any interest in running. (Schoen is quoted in the write-up of his poll saying Kelly is “clearly is the last, best hope of the Republican Party at this point.”) But later in the piece, it is noted that both Quinn and...
“So what surprised me most, Jim, was how much work we had to do in those early months to reestablish American leadership around the world.” — Hillary Clinton, yesterday at Syracuse University
Cuomo doesn't line up with city Democrats, or... →
“I haven’t looked at the issue,” Cuomo said, when I asked him whether he thought Walmart should open a store in New York City. When asked again by a Times reporter, Cuomo said, “I don’t have a position on that. What store? Where? When? How?”
As some good-government advocates appeal to Cuomo... →
Eric Schneiderman as a national-level slayer of... →
A Walmart-bribe story set in Mexico cues an outcry... →
Vast Mexico Bribery Case Hushed Up by Wal-Mart... →
Romney's New York City chairman says he should... →
“ You have to pick someone that will lock up a state for you and help you appeal to a segment of the American population that you currently are not able to identify with.”