New Yorkers are mildly supportive of legalizing Las Vegas-style casinos in New York State and would like a say in their locations.
Last month, for the first time in a long time, Hillary Clinton's 2008 campaign committee reported more cash than debt.
Clinton has been struggling to dig out from more than $20 million in debts that her campaign still carried when she quit the primary four years ago. She's sold off Hillary '08 merchandise, and raffled off her husband, but, even after paying most of her creditors, a lone, six-figure debt to Penn, Schoen & Berland lingered on.
Yesterday it was reported that two of Anthony Weiner's longtime consultants were hired by Scott Stringer, the Manhattan borough president who is running for mayor.
Stringer at used to have as a consultant Josh Isay, who currently works for Christine Quinn, the establishment candidate in the current 2013 field.
Alex Pareene gets out in front of the effort to cast the NY-9 race as some kind of bellweather that should send Democrats running into a fetal position. Yes the seat is about to disappear next year, but the race has a mix of factors that may not be easily replicated in other districts.