Suggested Reading: Hinchey Retires; Bloomberg Pays; Pessimistic Diaz

Take that, Mitt Romney: Mike Bloomberg pays the highest income tax rate.

Maurice Hinchey will retire, making redistricting a whole lot easier.

Steve Israel sees a fury coming from Mitt Romney’s low tax rate.

Cy  Vance explained for the first time in his rationale in dropping the DSK case.

Stuart Appelbaum defended the compromised living wage bill.

Ruben Diaz doesn’t think the Democrats will re-take the majority.

Barack Obama will follow his State of the Union later this month with a tour of election battleground states.

The City Council voted to double the funding of the Bayside BID today.

Andrew Cuomo signed a bill limiting how much the state could contribute to the pay of executives at non-profits.

The state Democratic Party received tens of thousands of dollars from Brookfield Properties just as the NYPD was evicting Occupy Wall Street protesters from Zuccotti Park.

Pedro Espada is facing yet more corruption charges.

Mitt Romney’s lead is narrowing.

The House of Representatives symbolically voted against another debt ceiling hike.




  1. Looks like Newt has crawled his way back into the lead in SC
    Poll: Gingrich takes the lead in S.C.Savannah Morning News – By Walter C. Jones ATLANTA — The seesaw Republican primary has tipped again in a poll conducted Wednesday night, giving Newt Gingrich the lead in the South …Before there was the “Oracle at Delphi” there was Count Vampire J. MachiavelliVJ MachiavelliPower to the People who “VOTE”