Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver’s arrest is a “bad reflection on government,” but declined to say whether he should resign his leadership post.

Silver’s arrest no doubt has some members scared; it opens the question of whether he’ll turn on some of them in return for leniency.

The Doctor-1 described in the criminal complaint against Silver appears to be Dr. Robert Taub of Columbia University; he’s not charged with any wrongdoing.

Developer-1, who also appears in the complaint, appears to be developer – and megadonor – Leonard Litwin. He hasn’t been charged with anything, either.

…for the record, it is a complaint, and not yet an indictment.

The NYT editorial page joined the growing call for Silver to step down, and says his case should “silence” any talk of a legislative pay raise.

Here’s a sketch of Silver (hatless) in the courtroom where he pleaded “not guilty” to all five charges brought against him.

Former Gov. David Paterson defended Silver, saying: “People earn money all the time and don’t do any work.”

Assemblyman Steve McLaughlin suggests a GOP-Democratic coalition could elect Assembly Majority Leader Joe Morelle speaker.

Silver had to surrender his passport, which means any international trade missions Cuomo might have invited him on are now impossible.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio said Silver is a “man of integrity” and has a right to due process.

Silver’s legal troubles could complicate things further for de Blasio in Albany.

Silver’s campaign committee currently has a balance of just over $3.3 million. If you want to know who gave him that cash, search here.

The list of New York politicians who got caught behaving badly is growing ever longer.

For the second time in two years, Rep. Richard Hanna stood alone today as the only House Republican in the nation to vote against his party’s bill that would broaden restrictions on abortion.

Former Gov. George Pataki has formed a Super PAC as he eyes a potential presidential run in 2016, and is heading back to New Hampshire.

The MTA approved a round of price hike that will affect subway riders and drivers who use the agency’s bridges and tunnels starting in March.

Major donors are ready to announce huge financial commitments to Hillary Clinton as soon as she announces a second run for the White House.

The Journal News says Cuomo is “obsessed” with teacher evaluations, which is the “wrong focus” for fixing the public education system.

Former NYC Mayor Bloomberg is launching an initiative to help states meet the targets set by the Obama administration to cut carbon dioxide emissions from existing power plants