Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his time in the Hamptons is about “family”, not hitting the social scene. “When I’m off, the last thing I want to do is go mingle and chat, right? I mingle and chat more than I would like. I mingle and chat plenty.”
Sen. John McCain defended Huma Abedin against allegations she and other Muslim officials in the State Department are cooperating with the Muslim Brotherhood to undermine the US, saying she represents “what is best about America.”
The accusations against Abedin and her family were made by five GOP House members, including former presidential contender Michele Bachmann.
The NYT’s Kate Taylor writes: “The decision to invite People magazine into their home suggested a more concerted effort by Mr. Weiner and Ms. Abedin to begin his rehabilitation, by portraying him as a loving family man.”
Al Pirro was arraigned on disorderly conduct and unlawful restraint charges involving a Greenwich incident last month. He did not enter a plea and is due back in court on Sept. 11.
Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore, the chairwoman of the state’s ethics watchdog JCOPE, raised $270,884 over the past six months – including from some state officials the ethics board oversees.
Dan Weiller is leaving Pat Lynch’s lobbying firm to become director of public affairs for the state Thruway Authority and the Canal Corp.
Labor leaders are taking advantage of the US Supreme Court’s Citizens United in their drive to elect Democrats this year, even as they fight to overturn it.
Cuomo signed a bill into law that maintains tax breaks for craft brewers.
He celebrated with an early afternoon (and rather uncomfortable looking) Adirondack Lager at the Matt Brewing Company.
The Buffalo News’ editor-in-chief is leaving to take a job as the New York Times’ new public editor – a position the BN doesn’t have, ArtVoice notes.
Conservative provocateur James O’Keefe’s focuses on New York labor unions and politicians.
Retiring Sen. Tom Duane’s preferred successor, Brad Hoylman, is winning the fundraising race.
Did the Big Apple dodge a bullet when it was turned down in favor of London to host this year’s Olympics?
This year’s general election will feature the most out lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender congressional candidates ever before in the country’s history.
What is the definition of “retroactively retired”?
Amid the festivities and hoopla surrounding the Belmont Stakes on June 9, Nassau’s new police commissioner Thomas Dale got into a fender-bender in his county-issued SUV.
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