The casino bill passed the Assembly 83-44, with some Democrats voting “no.”

Republican NYC mayoral candidate Joe Lhota called on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to resign “immediately.”

The self-professed Ku Klux Klansman who threatened to use a mobile death-ray machine against Cuomo is one of the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed in March that challenges the SAFE Act.

The gambling industry over the past two years dropped $19.7 million on lobbying and political contributions in New York, according to a Common Cause/NY report.

A bill that would have allowed Capital District Off-Track Betting Corp. to expand into the City of Syracuse will not be taken up this year by the Legislature.

WNY Republican Sen. Mark Grisanti is getting some fund-raising assistance from IDC Leader Jeff Klein.

The Jim Owles Democrats, one of the city’s two citywide LGBT clubs, endorsed Bill Thompson for mayor, touting him as the most viable alternative to NYC Council Speaker Chris Quinn.

Quinn, the Democratic frontrunner in the mayor’s race, said she was grateful to receive a phone message from rival Anthony Weiner in which she said he clarified his interaction with a voter who used a homophobic slur against her.

Sen. Marco Rubio had some thoughts on the name of Kanye West and Kim Kardashian’s baby, which, if you haven’t heard, is “North West.”

Rep. Charlie Rangel wears his bow tie while exercising.

All your lever voting machine questions (yes, they appear to be making a comeback in NYC this fall) answered by WNYC.

Long-shot NYC mayoral candidate Jimmy McMillan discussed his stripping career and more on Menage a Trois radio.

“I don’t talk about nobody’s weiner, I talk about my weiner,” McMillan said when asked about another mayoral contender, Anthony Weiner, whom McMillian deemed “a freak.”

Not all Long Island Assembly members voted in favor of the LIPA overhaul bill.

Republican NYC mayoral hopeful John Catsimatidis touted his wife as the Big Apple’s next first lady – something the city hasn’t had in 17 years.

Bu service was a hot topic at MTA Chairman Tom Prendergast’s Senate confirmation hearing.

The upstart super PAC, Ready for Hillary, is making some of the former secretary of state’s advisors nervous.

More Cuomo administration appointments were confirmed by the Senate.