The Times endorsed Bill Thompson in the Democratic primary, but doesn't provide much quotable material.
Thompson seemed “flummoxed” when asked what the first thing is that he'd do as mayor.
It was, maybe, Thompson's Mudd Moment.
NY1 has some footage.
Freddy Ferrer doubts Michael Bloomberg says the same thing about education in the Bronx as he does on Staten Island.
Bill de Blasio and David Yassky helped steer public money to the Brooklyn Bridge Park project, whose developers donated to their campaigns.
The Daily News endorsed Eric Gioia for public advocate.
El Diario goes with de Blasio.
Nobody will air political ads on 9/11, except maybe John Liu later in the evening.
A Cy Vance aide allegedly threw out Leslie Crocker Snyder’s literature.
Richard Aborn makes his closing argument today.
The Epoch Times quotes a “source in the Chinese community in Flushing” in a story about Liu’s campaign finances.
The Bloomberg administration stopped counting things like how long it takes police to respond to crimes in progress, or cases of disorderly conduct at schools.
Barack Obama thinks Walter Cronkite’s type of journalism is hard to find today.
The Times edit board says Obama’s $900 billion price tag for health care “may not be enough to cover nearly all of the uninsured. Congress should increase it.”
On the first day of school, a high school sophomore arrives and learns her school has moved [last item].
Google has a way for newspapers to charge for content.
Obama said his health care bill will be bi-partisan not because it gets Republican votes, but because it has Republican ideas.
Representative Joe Wilson’s outburst (“You lie!”) comes around the 1:20 mark.
Joe Crowley called the outburst “outrageous.”
Mike McMahon says he is still undecided on health care.
Charlie Rangel donated lots of money to his colleagues.
A Page Six theory: Hillary for Senate. Or governor.
The MTA wants a judge to toss out their contract.
Critics sue to block the Broadway Triangle development because they say it’s catering to Hasidic Jews.
A LOHUD.com commenter is saved by the courts.
A candidate for sheriff drops out of the race six days before the primary, and is under investigation.
“[I]t is not a good plan to heckle the president of the United States when he’s making a speech about replacing acrimony with civility,” writes Gail Collins.
Roger Cohen says Twitter helped empower Iranian citizens, but it’s not journalism.
Michael Aronson calls the grand jury system here “Kafkaesque.”
And here's footage of Avella and Thompson aides trying to hand out campaign material to a cab driver who is trying to drive.