Good news for President Obama: The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent last month, dropping below 8 percent for the first time in nearly four years.
Obama wasted no time in pouncing on the numbers, telling a crowd in Virginia that “as a nation we are moving forward again.”
Mitt Romney’s debate “cheat sheet” was actually a handkerchief.
A conservative super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund, is using today’s jobs report to launch robocalls against Democrats in 15 competitive House races – including Rep. Kathy Hochul.
Two of Assemblyman Vito Lopez’s four sexual harassment victims have decided to keep working for the Assembly.
Lena Dunham, the star of HBO’s comedy Girls, took to Twitter in support of the Paid Sick Days bill.
Democrat Julian Schreibman vastly out-raised his GOP target, Rep. Chris Gibson, during the third quarter.
Kenneth Thompson, the defense attorney who represented the hotel housekeeper who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault last year, is considering a primary challenge to Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes in 2013.
If you’re an apple lover, you better stock up fast, because the season is coming to an unusually early end.
Mayor Bloomberg tried his hand at Shakespeare.
Bloomberg was among three wealthy funders behind the Americans Elect ad campaign in Maine on behalf of independent Angus King. He gave $500,000.
Alec Baldwin believes presidential debates would be much more interesting if there was no moderator at all.
The “quietest Cuomo” (Dr. Margaret Cuomo) has a new book about fighting cancer.
Binghamton Mayor Matt Ryan says the city will probably appeal a ruling that invalidated its fracking mortatorium.
Republican committees have now spent more than $1 million to help Bob Cohen try to win a critical open Senate seat in Westchester County – and Election Day is still a full month away.
Rick Santorum’s PAC endorsed Wendy Long for the US Senate.
Westchester County GOP Chairman Doug Colety wants the Obama campaign investigated for “unethical behavior.”
UFCW Local 1500 is backing Mark Murphy against Rep. Michael Grimm in NY-11.
Assemblyman Sean Hanna has $216,153 on hand compared to the $118,330 balance of his Democratic oponent in the 55th SD, Monroe County Legislator Ted O’Brien.
Rep. Nan Hayworth’s campaign has a “Nan Van.”
The Rothenberg Report moved NY-11 and NY-19 races to “toss-up/tilt Republican.”
Rep. Pete King thinks Romney’s strong debate performance stopped a Democratic surge in key House races in Western and Central New York and on Long Island.
First Lady Michelle Obama will appear at a fund-raiser on Long Island the day after the second presidential debate at Hofstra on Oct. 16.
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