Today’s best lede: “There were no leaks from the closed House Armed Services Committee meeting Thursday with top Pentagon officials on how to stop classified national security leaks.”
Southern District U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara is very funny.
The Upper West Side apartment where future President Barack Obama crashed during his early days at Columbia University hit the market this week for $2,400 a month.
Hillary Clinton’s former campaign manager Mark Penn is joining Microsoft as a corporate vice president.
House Speaker John Boehner said the suggestion by Rep. Michele Bachmann that top Clinton aide Huma Abedin has ties to a radical Muslim organization is “pretty dangerous.”
Some Democrats are whispering that it might be Abedin, not her husband, ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner, who has a future in elective politics. “There’s nothing Huma can’t do,” Weiner said.
Boehner will be in Cicero Aug. 4 to raise campaign cash for Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle.
A federal Brooklyn grand jury is probing alleged fundraising shenanigans in freshman Congressman Michael Grimm’s 2010 campaign, the DN reports.
The driver of the truck struck by Kerry Kennedy has been issued a summons for leaving the scene of an accident.
Mayor Bloomberg on ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner’s potential political comeback: “You know, it’s America and I don’t wish him any ill. He’s got to make a living, and he’s got to have a life and whatever he thinks is appropriate.”
A list of potential 2013 Democratic challengers to GOP Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino.
Harris Beach PLLC launched a new racing and gaming blog.
The federal Government Accountability Office says it has begun probing toll increases on bridges in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand launched an on-line petition in support of extending the middle class tax cuts.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has declared a state of emergency for St. Lawrence County to enable state officials to mobilize cleanup and recovery help.
NJ Gov. Chris Christie refused to confirm or deny that he has been tapped to deliver a keynote address at the Republican National Convention in Tampa.
CapTon’s Jimmy Vielkind, also honored by the Capital Region newsweekly, notes Cuomo was awarded “Best Democrat Who Acts Like a Republican.”
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