The Daily Caller heckles Obama in the Rose Garden; Eric Schneiderman issues a progress report

Briefing: Obama. (Getty Images via zap2it.com)
Tweet Share on Facebook Share on Tumblr Print

NY-07

Councilman Erik Dilan was endorsed in his challenge to Nydia Velazquez by "Senators John Sampson, Martin Dilan and Eric Adams; Assembly Members Vito Lopez, Rafael Espinal, Joe Lentol, Marcos Crespo, Nelson Castro, Micah Kellner ... Naomi Rivera, David Weprin, Karim Camara, and Alec Brook-Krasny; and City Council Members Sara Gonzalez and Stephen Levin, among others." [Colin Campbell]

Interrupting Obama

Tucker Carlson defends the Daily Caller reporter who shouted a question during Obama's speech on immigration. [Byron Tau]

MORE ON CAPITAL

ADVERTISEMENT

The reporter, Neil Munro, "repeatedly raised his voice and tried to interrupt" Obama. Usually, reporters wait till after a speech before having their shouted questions ignored. [Brian Stelter]

Munro told the other reporters at the event he was yelling out his question because "you guys aren't." [@MarkKnoller]

"And so our level of national decorum slips a bit more." [Tim Molloy]

"It is in no way surprising that a Daily Caller reporter would act like a tremendous, disrespectful asshole." [Alex Pareene]

The editor of another conservative website supports Munro. [@EWErickson]

Mortgage Investigation

Eric Schneiderman: "There was some reckless deregulation that led up to it, that made things legal that should have been illegal, but also there was probably some degree of misconduct, and that is obviously the focus of our ongoing work." [Stacy Kaper]

Albany

Republican State Senate leader Dean Skelos was booed at a Conserative Party gala because he allowed a vote on same-sex marriage. [Liz Benjamin]

Newly elected Republican state senator David Storobin introduced a bill to repeal same-sex marriage. [Nick Reisman]