Gov. Andrew Cuomo endorsed Assemblyman David Gantt over his two primary opponents.

Clint Eastwood breaks his silence on his controversial convension speech in Tampa, saying he feels like he accomplished what he set out to do. (And yes, the chair was a last-minute decision).

“They vet most of the people, but I told them, ‘You can’t do that with me, because I don’t know what I’m going to say,’” Eastwood recalled.

The latest jobs report did not bring good news for President Obama: 96,000 positions added in Auguest, down from a revised figure of 141,000 in July and well below the 125,000 level economists had been expecting.

Ex-Gov. David Paterson: “Carl Paladino should take that bat and hit himself in the head with it, it would do us all a favor.”

Mayor Bloomberg says you can’t hold one executive office and run for another at the same time.

Eliot Spitzer thought Bill Clinton’s convention speech was brilliant, but was left feeling “empty” after the president’s turn at the podium.

The Queens Chronicle endorsed NYC Councilman Eric Ulrich’s state Senate run.

Is the Assemblyman Vito Lopez scandal a true tragedy in the Shakespearean sense?

A Brooklyn judge authorized Staten Island DA Dan Donovan to expand his criminal investigation beyond Lopez’s sexual harassment accusations.

JCOPE commissioner Ravi Batra wants Cuomo to appoint a Moreland Act Commission to look into the Lopez mess.

NY1 political director Bob Hardt likens Cuomo’s convention appearance to ”an athlete having a private workout” to impress scouts.

The Cuomo administration increased its ask from the federal government fr the Tappan Zee Bridge from $2.4 billion to $2.9 billion.

Former DNC Chairman Terry McAuliffe won’t be getting into the Super PAC business any time soon.

McAuliffe doesn’t think Hillary Clinton should rule out a White House run in 2016.

Stalinist accusations in the Senate primary battle between NYC Councilman Eric Ulrich and Juan Reyes.

R.E.M. says its music does not belong on Fox News.

Madonna inked her love for Obama on her lower back. (No word if that’s for real).