The many (photoshopped) faces of Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Hasbro, maker of that iconic childhood favorite, Battleship, is glad to know President Obama “has played the game.”

Bayonets are not obsolete after all.

Horses still exist in the military, too, although mostly for ceremonial purposes.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has raised more than $1 million this cycle for 25 female Senate and House candidates running races tighter than her own.

Westchester County legislator Bill Ryan said he is planning to seek the Democratic Party’s nomination to challenge Republican County Executive Rob Astorino next year.

Potential 2013 NYC mayoral candidate (and still a Democrat) Sen. Malcolm Smith’s pitch to GOP leaders: “I went to school at Jesuit college, I’m a good guy.”

The New York League of Women Voters’ 2012 voting guide is now live.

A poll commissioned by the AFL-CIO shows Democrat Nate Shinagawa within “striking distance” of GOP Rep. Tom Reed in NY-23, which hasn’t been seen as a top tier House race in NY.

Another dubious distinction for New York when it comes to individual tax burdens.

Bloomberg will drop $500,000 on the marriage-related ballot measures in Maine, Minnesota and Washington as part of a plan to spend at least $10 million this election cycle.

Cuomo said he would defer to the Capital Region’s economic development council on whether to continue state funding for an Albany convention center in Albany, which so far hasn’t been included on a list of projects.

Hedge fund billionaire John A. Paulson, along with the Paulson Family Foundation, are giving $100 million to the Central Park Conservancy – believed to be the largest gift ever to a public park.

NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio has a long-standing – and personal – connection to the Washington, D.C.-based Mack/Crounse Group, which he has hired to advise him on his (so far unofficial) 2013 NYC mayoral campaign.

The Daily Freeman endorsed Gillibrand, calling Wendy Long’s pledge not to raise taxes proof that she’s “the wrong candidate.”

Mitt Romney’s pre-debate veggie burger was not a one-off.

Chris Matthews believes he would be a “star” of the Democratic Party today – if only he had pursued his political dreams back in his 20s.

NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn, the frontrunner in the 2013 NYC mayor’s race, didn’t attend today’s hearing on one of her district’s hottest topics: Expansion of Chelsea Market.

Bill and Hillary Clinton shared a romantic moment in Haiti.