Chelsea Clinton told Jon Stewart she’s purposely staying out of politics “for this point in my life.”

Mayor Bloomberg: “If we could get every billionaire around the world to move here, it would be a godsend that would create a much bigger income gap.”

Bill de Blasio had an “extremely helpful” meeting with NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly.

Onondaga County Comptroller Robert Antonacci has emerged as the leading Republican contender to challenge Democratic Rep. Dan Maffei in 2014 in NY-24.

Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is the opposite of another potential 2016 contender, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, when it comes to interacting with the national Democratic Party.

Rep. Chris Gibson explains why he voted “yes” on the House GOP bill that defunds Obamacare or – in the absence of that – shuts down the government.

Bloomberg released his final mayor’s management report.

Joe Lhota to de Blasio: “Just because his children go to a public school doesn’t make you the expert in what you need to do.”

Some pro-casino amendment groups have started to materialize.

Note to Anderson Cooper: It’s Oh-NI-dah, not Oh-NEE-dah, and for the record, it’s not anywhere close to the 518. (H/T All Over Albany).

Several parents are reportedly considering lawsuits against former NFL star Brian Holloway after he posted their children’s names on a website created after the kids trashed his house on Labor Day.

Cuomo announced Andrew Nicklin, James Hendler, and Theresa Pardo, three experts in improving government transparency through technology, will join Open NY.

David Grandeau, former executive director of the now-defunct state Lobbying Commission, skirted controversy with a blog post that used an ethnic slur in alluding to the governor.

NYC Council Speaker Chris Quinn’s loss in the NYC Democratical mayoral primary has paid-family leave advocates hopeful of their chances of moving their issue in Albany.

Conservative Staten Island BP James Molinaro backed Quinn (a Democrat) in the primary, but is now supporting Lhota.

With California and Illinois the latest to move foward on fracking, New York, North Carolina and Maryland are the only shale-bearing states that have what amounts to a moratorium in place.