New York State may lose over $10 million in federal funds because of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s efforts to give himself more powers to transfer budget items.
The Observer’s editorial board is not a fan of Charles Barron, saying his election should send a “shiver down the spine of every decent New Yorker.”
The Queens Tribune REALLY likes Grace Meng.
WNYC took their own look at the NY-8 race.
Charlie Rangel was absent from a candidate forum last night.
Juan Reyes said his Forest Hills home was targeted by “campaign vandals” associated with Eric Ulrich.
Yossi Gestetner quit his new job at the state Republican Party.
That anti-incumbent Super PAC targeting Charlie Rangel doesn’t have any money.
One of Erik Dilan’s fundraisers has a dubious past.
A managing director at Goldman Sachs who donated to Barack Obama in 2008 gave $150,000 to a SuperPAC supporting Mitt Romney.
In typical fashion, Albany legislators are expected to stay up late on some last minute compromises tonight.
Republican congressional candidate and councilman Dan Halloran welcomes you to Queens.
The makers of “Gasland” have a short, new anti-fracking film.
The Jewish Press endorsed Bob Turner.
The Obama campaign spent more than it raised in May.
Catholic League President Bill Donohue sent a threatening and insulting email to a rabbi who criticized the Vatican.
President Obama asserted executive privilege and decided to withhold documents related to the House’s investigation in their the Dept.of Justice’s “Fast and Furious” program.
Republicans in the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee voted to hold Attorney General Eric Holder in contempt of Congress for not turning over the documents. The vote will move to the House floor next week.
Holder accused Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, the Oversight Committee’s chair, of using the investigation to provoke an “avoidable” partisan conflict between the House and the White House.
Kevin Drum has decided not to care.
Ed Kilgore calls the inquiry “especially weird.”
Nancy Pelosi ripped the Republicans for going after Holder by saying, “I could have arrested Karl Rove on any given day.”
Actor Paul Walker, who starred in the Fast And Furious movie franchise made a joke about the shared names on Twitter.
Scratch him off the VP list: Jon Huntsman is joining the Brookings Institution.
Top Romney campaign bundlers are joining the candidate and pols on his VP shortlist to a secret confab on in Deer Valley, UT.
Traffic analysis from Buzzfeed: “Nobody seems to want to read stories about Mitt Romney.”
The American Prospect will stick around.
Dan Savage called GOProud “House faggots” for endorsing Mitt Romney.