A new Washington Post-ABC News poll released this morning shows Hillary Clinton's approval rating at 62 percent, despite a rash of Republican criticism over the attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
There was a time when Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he did not want to take questions from reporters about whatever it is that the candidates running to replace him said or did on the campaign trail.(1)
At 2:30 this afternoon, Bill Thompson's lead consultant, Jonathan Prince, wrote:
President Obama will appear at three pooled-press Democratic fund-raisers in New York City this evening, after spending part of the day fielding questions about the I.R.S. and Benghazi.
On Sunday morning, Republicans insisted their fixation on the attacks in Benghazi, Libya last fall has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton and 2016.(1)
Headline: At a female real estate event, Quinn talks of harmony between the income brackets" [Dana Rubinstein]
"Hillary Clinton is officially back as a target for Republican rancor," thanks to an ad from Karl Rove's group. [Reid Pillifant]
There's new momentum for a plan to build a dune forest in the Rockaways. [Dana Rubinstein]
Hillary Clinton is officially back as a target for Republican rancor.(5)
Billionaire businessman John Catsmatidis said he is "committed" to running for mayor, even if he loses the race for the Republican Party nomination.(2)
"No, I have no plans to run," she said today, in response to a question at a Union Square press conference on food-stamp benefits.
Responding to Fred Dicker's column, Andrew Cuomo told Susan Arbetter he doesn't "engage in politics writ large." [Dana Rubinstein]
"Roger Ailes' theory on the Democrats and immigration, according to Schumer" [Reid Pillifant]
A suspicious substance sent to Rep. Greg Meeks' office is being investigated. [Reid Pillifant]
Watch Michael Bloomberg (and Patti Harris) give a schmoozing clinic on 'The Good Wife' [Dana Rubinstein]
"As you know, I go to great lengths not to engage in politics writ large, but especially not presidential politics," said the governor, deadpan.
The Associated Press' veteran Albany reporter, Michael Gormley, has a pessimistic view of anybody's chances of truly fixing Albany.
I think the odds of her running are about a 100 percent to zero," said former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson. "I think she will. She’s a formidable candidate."(1)
Hillary Clinton took the stage at Lincoln Center this morning, in front of a crowd whose rousing reception made it clear that they would like to see more of her in the future.