Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Occupy Wall Street is following his lead on the “Millionaire’s Tax.”
The FBI was watching former Queens Congresswoman and
Republican Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Geraldine Ferraro.
Democratic State Senator Adriano Espaillat organized a march in Washington Heights in solidarity with Occupy Wall Street.
MF Global, a hedge fund brokerage headed by former New Jersey Governor and Senator Jon Corzine, filed for bankruptcy Monday. The New York Times is calling the firm’s collapse “the first American financial casualty of the European debt crisis.”
Speaker John Boehner said he “understands” Occupy Wall Street, but he worries the movement could become “out of control.”
Governor Andrew Cuomo made his picks for deputy secretary for economic development and President/CEO of the New York Power Authority.
Skirmishes have begun in the race to replace possibly retiring Rep. Charlie Rangel.
Republican Presidential candidate Herman Cain serenaded an audience at the National Press club with a hymn about forgiveness after denying any knowledge of a report he made inappropriate advances to two women while he was in charge of the National Restaurant Association in the 1990’s.
President Obama’s doctor said the Commander in Chief is finally “tobacco free” and “on occasion drinks alcohol in moderation.”
Queens Councilman Peter Vallone celebrated Halloween with a badass biker Batman costume.