In an rare national network appearance, Gov. Andrew Cuomo will be on Fox news’ Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo at 10 a.m. Sunday.

Zephyr Teachout: “I am a down-the-line, traditional Democrat. I would be right at home in Mario Cuomo’s cabinet.”

US Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand still believes she can convince the last several senators who voted against her sweeping and controversial effort to change the way the military prosecutes sexual assault.

Sen. Malcolm Smith told a Queens audience that racially motivated forces of gentrification are behind his indictment on charges he tried to bribe his way onto the GOP line in the 2013 NYC mayor’s race.

In addition to stoking a bit of healthy controversy, The New York Times’ recent opinion series endorsing marijuana legalization was a big boon for online traffic.

Despite headaches from Moreland, Cuomo raised more money in July than in any other month of his term, according to NYPIRG’s Bill Mahoney.

PEF backed former NYC Councilman Oliver Koppell over his primary target, IDC Leader Jeff Klein.

A group of young French tourists pronounced Senate GOP Leader Dean Skelos “very handsome” during his trip to Israel.

DC 37, NYC’s largest public workers union, released its legislative endorsements for the Sept. 9 primary.

A month after he and Queens BP Melinda Katz dismantled the Queens Borough Public Library board of trustees, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio has appointed the board’s first new member.

Six months after Long Island political power broker Gary Melius was shot by a masked gunman in a bungled assassination attempt on the grounds of his estate, Oheka Castle, police still have no leads.

At a concert in Albany last night, Jackson Browne paid tribute to the late Pete Seeger the anti-fracking movement.

In a rare move, NYSUT turned its back on a veteran Brooklyn assemblyman, Felix Ortiz, to endorse a relatively unknown rival, Ceasar Zuniga.

Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle drew criticism for being “a little liberal with his computer’s cut-and-paste function” when it comes to the proposed Time Warner Cable/Comcast merger.

UUP wants a congressional resolution calling for the release of Warren Weinstein, a former union member and development expert who has was taken captive in Lahore by al-Qaeda in 2011.

Five people were arrested in New York City last night in connection with protests against the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo.

Forty-eight media organizations sent a letter to law enforcement authorities in Ferguson to protest the police’s treatment of reporters and ask for greater transparency regarding the death of Michael Brown.

Members of the unions representing most Long Island Rail Road workers have overwhelmingly approved the four-year contract that was negotiated last month.