His office has said, "The only events we have done this cycle are high-donor events."(1)
After an endorsement event at City Hall this afternoon, Representative Charlie Rangel said it was "ridiculous" that the New York Times endorsed his opponents in two consecutive races, and described confronting Eleanor Randolph, a member of the paper's editorial board, to describe the "formula" that could lead to such a conclusion.
There were lots of things for lots of people to be unhappy about in this budget, but it was an inarguably great political feat for Cuomo to have finished on time, roughly according to the specs he's been laying out all along, and with the tersely smiling accession of the legislature to his Pax Cuomo. For the governor's next trick, maybe he'll pick a fight that ends differently, without any joint appearance with "Dean" and "Shelly" whereby he can force them to laugh about how he just rolled them.