Silver doesn’t sign pledges.
Cuomo doesn’t consider Silver “an obstacle.”
Cuomo will decide “down the road” whether to accept the Working Families Party endorsement.
Cuomo’s lead is “commanding.”
AP: “If elected, Cuomo would almost certainly be viewed as a potential presidential contender in the future.”
Flashback: Nagourney’s piece about Cuomo entering the governor’s race…in 2001 (when Andrea Bernstein almost got arrested).
Silver says Paterson’s bill will cost $110 million, not $6 million.
Warning for Arcuri, Owens and Murphy: “if Cuomo’s win looks more like a ho-hum coronation, a lot of voters might sit this one out.”
LeaveStevie.com (Caputo and Stone tell me they’re not behind it.)
The City Council helps creates Yelp, for veterans.
Before Benjamin is gone, a replacement is found.
NRCC likes Reed’s chances.
Maffei and Owens backed Coffey for AG.
Austin Smith: FaceBook is just “an event invitation system.”
Cillizza is “regretting” but “only slightly” getting sucked into LOST.
And pictured above is a young Andrew Cuomo, from his campaign web site. The photo, for some reason, is labeled “spaceball.”