In his first big donation as a private citizen, former Mayor Bloomberg gave $2.5 million to a superPAC that is helping Democratic Senators maintain their majority.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio loves the media.

De Blasio announced his communications team, which does not include his transition spokeswoman Lis Smith.

Blake Zeff coins a phrase: “Cuomo liberalism.”

AG Eric Schneiderman announced two more people have been charged in connection with the Willie Rapfogel case.

New NYC Public Advocate Tish James and the WFP’s Bill Lipton call on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the Legislature to raise the age at which children are charged as adults.

Vice President Joe Biden’s office Tweeted a photo of him shaking hands and laughing with Cuomo in the governor’s office.

Sen. Andrew Lanza and Assemblyman Michael Cusick got some face time with Biden, and pronounced him “up on his Staten Island facts.”

As it turns out, de Blasio is not the tallest man in New York politics, after all.

Eighty retired New York City police officers and firefighters were charged in one of the largest Social Security disability frauds ever.

A report card on big ticket items of Cuomo’s 2013 State of the State.

A pro-Hillary Clinton super-PAC sent an adviser to the all-important first primary state of New Hampshire this week to meet with party activists and begin organizing Clinton supporters.

CBC President Carol Kellermann suggests where de Blasio can find some “real money” – other than raising taxes on the rich.

An application to register the trademark “Redskins Hog Rinds” with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office was refused on the basis that it contained “a derogatory slang term.”

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said Assemblyman Dennis Gabryszak should decide soon whether he is going to remain in office.

The NYS Business Council released its 2014 regulatory and legislative agenda.

A Democratic push to extend unemployment benefits that have expired squeaked past a Republican filibuster in the US Senate.

As Cuomo delivers his State of the State, 26-year-old Lockport resident Paul Wojdan will be moving to dimiss a charge against him under one of the SAFE Act’s controversial provisions.

Former NYC Comptroller John Liu lost the mayor’s race and is no longer a public official, but can’t seem to stop campaigning.