2012: Former Giuliani booster may back Mitt Romney. [Carl Campanile]
2012: “There is zero chance that Donald Trump would ever be hired by the American people,” said Plouffe. Trump’s response: “They are very concerned because I am challenging him as to whether or not he was born in this country where Read More
Just before signing off his show today, New York Post State Editor Fred Dicker threw cold water on one of Andrew Cuomo’s stated goals for this legislative year.
After rattling of a list of Cuomo’s goals, Dicker said, “The governor is also committed to same-sex marriage, but there is little I think he can do Read More
Want a new legislator? Looks like there’s a better chance of them get caught with their hand in the cookie jar or posting fun, flirty classifieds on CraigsList than getting voted out of office.
A report released today says that one of every 11 legislators who left office since 1999 has done so on account Read More
What do Governor Paterson and
Arts groups miss mayoral money. [WSJ]
Brian Williams, whatta guy. Playing softball and buying drinks. [NYP]
Apple has an announcement to make. Will they be recalling the iPhone? [CNN]
Have the Clintons outgrown Chappaqua? [NYT]
Best use Read More
Cipriani’s, Trump may be interested in Tavern on the Green. [NYT]
Philippe Petit will teach tightrope walking in Williamsburg this summer. [NYP]
Condo sales are on the rise. [WSJ]
Want to read an awful account of Hiram Monserrate‘s date with the woman he Read More
The fairytale romance of Hiram Monserrate and Karla Giraldo ends. [NYP]
Syracuse students didn’t really get naked to protest Jamie Dimon. [NYP]
Uncharted frontiers of fatty meat: sheep-pig bacon. [NYDN]
Analyzing NBC’s leaked fall lineup. [BI]
Gramercy Park showdown! [WSJ] Read More
Now that Jose Peralta is moving to the State Senate, his Assembly seat will be up for grabs, which, notably and not really surpisingly, Hiram Monserrate has made noise about running for.
Can Monserrate win Peralta’s seat?
A breakdown from yesterday’s election seems to suggest not. The Senate district that resoundingly rejected Monserrate yesterday Read More
The polls are finally open in that special election in Queens where expelled former State Senator Hiram Monserrate is trying to win back his seat. His challenger, Jose Peralta, has a huge lead and will probably win.
Either way, it’s been a weird campaign. Let’s review:
After declaring himself the torchbearer Read More
Karla Giraldo–whose statement about that night was drafted by boyfriend Hiram Monserrate’s aides–appears in this video to encourage voters to elect Monserrate to the State Senate in the special election today.
UPDATE: An earlier version of this item included a comment from Twitter, which has been removed.