Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein sent a letter to the feds that reportedly included allegations of sexual misconduct between U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and a woman when they were both in high school. More here.

“The New York City Bar Association is unable to determine whether Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh is qualified to be a Justice of the United States Supreme Court, because the public record is incomplete on whether he possesses the personal integrity necessary to serve in that role.”

In an appearance at George Washington University Law School, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg lamented the degree to which partisanship has infected the judicial-confirmation process, calling Kavanuagh’s recent confirmation hearing a “highly partisan show.”

Trump rejected the official conclusion that nearly 3,000 people died in Puerto Rico from last year’s Hurricane Maria, arguing without evidence that the number was wrong and calling it a plot by Democrats to make him “look as bad as possible.”

Gov. Andrew Cuomo called the president “delusional” when it comes to Puerto Rico. “If 3,000 people losing their lives in success,” Cuomo said, “I don’t want to know what he considers a failure.”

Democratic NY-14 candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez ripped Trump’s false claims about the death toll in Puerto Rico following Hurricane Maria, saying that her grandfather was one of the “uncounted” people to die as a result of the storm.

David Keyes, a top aide to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, said that he was taking a leave from his post after state Senate candidate Julia Salazar accused him of assault and a number of other women, relating similar experiences, denounced what they called his “predatory” behavior.

An untold number of primary voters arrived at polling sites today only to find that their names are mysteriously missing from the voter rolls. Others have found that their registration has been quietly transferred to new election/assembly districts, or assigned to new parties without their knowledge.

Homes earmarked for Trump’s golf resort in northeastern Scotland are already attracting interest from property buyers, even before plans to construct them have been approved.

While resigned to Trump firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the midterm elections, Senate Republicans suspect that perhaps only one of their own could win confirmation as his successor — that is, someone they could trust not to interfere with special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. But no one from their ranks seems to want the job.

The House has passed legislation that would outlaw the slaughter of dogs and cats for food – a practice that, although rare, is still legal in 44 states.

Struggling to contain one of the most serious crises of his papacy, Pope Francis met today in Rome with leaders of the American Catholic Church, the epicenter of a rapidly escalating clergy sex abuse scandal.

Trump has nominated Elizabeth Erin Walsh to be a U.S. representative to the United Nations, an official who was booted from her old post at the Commerce Department under mysterious circumstances.

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio’s son Dante was forced to vote via affidavit ballot today after his name could not be found on the rolls.

Amy Schumer changed her mind – again – and voted for Nixon after announcing her, admittedly not whole-hearted, endorsement for Cuomo earlier in the week.

Democratic state AG candidate Tish James, the NYC public advocate, recorded a robocall for Queens Sen. Jose Peralta, a former DIC members who is being challenged by Jessica Ramos.

Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest person, is launching a $2 billion fund to help homeless families and create a network of non-profit preschools in low-income communities.

Rapper Nicki Minaj, who endorsed Cuomo on Twitter and called on New Yorkers to vote for him today, may not actually be able to vote for him herself.

Kim and Terry Pegulas, who purchased the National Lacrosse League’s Buffalo Bandits in 2011, were introduced as the owners of an expansion NLL franchise in Rochester in front of Blue Cross Arena. The new franchise, set to launch for the 2019-20 season, will inherit the Rochester Knighthawks’ name and history from the current team, which is moving to Halifax.

Following the release of Rep. John Katko’s latest television commercial in the NY-24 race, Democratic challenger Dana Balter is calling on the Republican’s campaign to release the full video of her comments that she claims were taken out of context in the ad.

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee approved Buffalo lawyer John L. Sinatra Jr.’s nomination to be a federal judge in Buffalo, sending it on to the Senate floor for a final vote.

A shadowy group called the Northeast Brooklyn Democratic Club, which shares an address with state Sen. Martin Dilan’s campaign, has been taking in tens of thousands of dollars from major real estate interests in the run-up to this week’s state primary elections, but how, or if, it has spent that money remains a mystery.

Two 911 calls made last year by the wife of Cohoes Mayor Shawn M. Morse confirm that she told a dispatcher she had been a victim of domestic violence and that her husband had grabbed her by the throat during a violent encounter at their city residence.

The Bloomberg-for-president rumor mill is cranking up again.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Gene Simmons is coming to the Syracuse area next week to promote his new gourmet soda line.