White House tried to offer a job to another Senate contender. [WaPo]
Pitcher loses perfect game on faulty call. [NYT]
Homeless dentistry scheme nets $5.7 million. [NYDN]
Sweating, hoodied Zuckerburg discusses privacy. [BusinessInsider]
Rahm Emanuel subpoenaed in Blago trial. [HuffPo]
Over 8,000 MTA employees made Read More
The Working Families Party is now selling t-shirts featuring the ad slogan that the MTA said was inappropriate to run on subways and trains.
While the president was getting grilled on Fox News, Vice President Joe Biden was at the Radio & Television Correspondents Association dinner, cracking wise about Israel, Game Change, Rahm Emanuel and Tiger Woods.
It was a big day for Mr. Biden. Earlier, in honor of St. Patrick’s Day, he hosted Irish Prime Minister Read More
ALBANY—Dede Scozzafava has cut a robocall for Bill Owens.
The full script is below, but Scozzafava says Owens will be “the only candidate who can build upon John McHugh’s lasting legacy in Congress.”
Scozzafava endorsed Owens on Sunday. The robocall does not mention Hoffman–now backed by the Republican establishment–but does emphasize the race Read More
ALBANY—The closely watched special election in New York’s North Country is now a two-way dead heat between Doug Hoffman and Bill Owens, a poll finds.
The result shows just how far Hoffman–the politically inexperienced accountant who is the Conservative Party’s nominee for the seat–has surged over the course of the election. The Siena Read More
ALBANY—The last minute push for Democratic Congressional candidate Bill Owens will include a visit by Vice President Joe Biden.
Biden will appear at a rally in Watertown at the Northside Improvement League. This is the second visit to the area by Biden, who during a trip to Syracuse held a fundraiser for Read More
ALBANY—It’s nearing the end of the race to replace John McHugh in Congress. A leading Democrat just told the party is “not going to leave anything on the table” to help Bill Owens.
My mind is returning to the special election in the 20th District this spring, where the final poll showed long-shot Scott Read More
ALBANY—The special election between Scott Murphy and Jim Tedisco last spring was, in many ways, a referendum on the federal stimulus package. So how’s it working out in the 20th District?
“Is there any?” asked Tory Mazzola, a spokesman for the National Republican Congressional Committee, which attacked Murphy during the campaign. NRCC has been Read More
ALBANY—David Paterson will headline a fund-raising dinner in St. Lawrence County tonight, and Bill Owens will be there.
This is the first public appearance that Paterson, suffering from persistently low poll numbers, has had with Owens, the Democratic Party's candidate to replace John McHugh in Congress.
Spokesmen for both men confirm they will Read More
The takeaway from Hillary Clinton’s “Today Show” interview this week, at least to judge by the media’s coverage of it, was the secretary of state’s emphatic-seeming statement that “no, no, no,” she won’t run for president again.
“This is a great job,” Mrs. Clinton said. “It is a 24/7 job, and I’m looking Read More