Tom Golisano (73) and former tennis great Monica Seles (41) are reportedly engaged. They’ve been dating since 2009.

Sen. David Carlucci has reportedly urged his four fellow IDC members to break their relationship with the Republicans and form a new coalition with the mainline Democrats.

Zephyr Teachout says it will be at least another week before she decides whether to mount a left-flank challenge to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Rep. Charlie Rangel on his primary opponent, Sen. Adriano Espaillat: “What the heck has he done besides saying that he’s a Dominican?”

…and Rangel is not sorry about the comment, which came during a debate and raised eyebrows for its racial overtone.

Assemblyman David Gantt said he stopped paying taxes on a Rochester home he owned because he “wanted to get rid of it” and had previously offered it to the city for interested investors.

D & C columnist David Andreatta mowed the lawn at Gantt’s former house because now that the city owns the property, “his mess is our problem.”

Rochester and Buffalo rank third and fourth, respectively, in the U.S. for poverty, according to a new report.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio is dropping his predecessor’s challenge to a prevailing wage law passed by the City Council in 2012.

Columbia’s engineering school really wants former NYC Mayor Bloomberg to speak at its commencement, but keeps getting turned down.

RIP Karen DeCrow, a feminist attorney and former national NOW president who, in 1969, ran for mayor of Syracuse and became the first female mayoral candidate in the history of New York.

School budgets are being passed on the first try more than ever in New York. But there’s another trend: turnout at the polls is plunging.

Rep. Paul Tonko is having a “magial mystery tour” fundraiser for his 65th birthday – Nehru suits are allowed.

Former Rep. Anthony Weiner will be blogging about the Stanley Cup finals at Business Insider, where he currently contributes a monthly politics column, called “Weiner!”

CNN has promoted “Crossfire” producer David Chalian (a NY1 alum) to political director.

In her new memoir, Hillary Clinton likens her secret pre-convention meeting with Barack Obama in 2008 to “two teenagers on an awkward first date.”

“People are in a panic” over the bed bugs that have turned up recently in the Office of Mental Health’s Holland Avenue office building in Albany.

A Rochester engineering contractor has been barred from doing business with the state for five years for defrauding taxpayers of $419,000 in a billing scheme.