Barack Obama raised a lot of money last night, joking about his daughters and the Yankees.
He also visited the Joint Terrorism Task Force.
David Paterson will ask lawmakers to consider same-sex marriage legislation as they deal with a deficit.
He promised to reintroduce the soda tax.
Paterson also wants to start collecting cigarette taxes sold to non-Indians on reservations.
He’s asked the federal government to look at what help it could give on the cigarette issue.
The State Senate has formed a “special committee of inquiry” to consider whether Hiram Monserrate should stay in the chamber.
“As a father with daughters, I am not only angry, but I’m pissed off,” Democratic Conference Leader John Sampson said.
The panel will consist of Eric Schneiderman and four women.
The News doesn’t want to see a quiet resignation from Monserrate, because “The public deserves an answer from each member of the Senate: Yes or no, does Monserrate merit expulsion based on his misdemeanor guilty verdict for assaulting his girlfriend?”
Because of a judicial delay, the expanded bottle bill won’t take effect this week.
It also finds Rudy Giuliani would beat him or Kirsten Gillibrand in an election.
Charles Gasparino thinks Cuomo’s record is overblown.
Busines speople told a judge how ex-assemblyman Tony Seminerio shook them down.
Here’s the tick-tock of a confrontation between Assemblywoman Dede Scozzafava and a Weekly Standard reporter.
This is not the message Scozzafava’s people want to project right now.
Chris Cillizza wonders if Doug Hoffman can actually win.
And below, here’s a video of John Sampson announcing the Monserrate panel: