A spokesman for the New York State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, said the office "can't comment on ongoing/potential investigations," when asked about the reported abuses among some state legislators who sought reimbursements for lodging and travel costs in Albany.
It's not perfectly clear what Quinn was trying to do today.
At today's press conference (watch the Politicker video here), it looked as if she sensed an opportunity for a teachable moment about civility, but then got some wires crossed while trying to ad-lib, flubbing her admonishment and then putting herself in the ridiculous position of waiting for an apology from a grown man, before finally ending the agonizingly awkward confrontation by walking away from it.
Last year, Assemblyman William Boyland was indicted on counts of bribery twice in two months. He got acquitted once. The second indictment has yet to be resolved.
Naturally, a lot of people see him as vulnerable in the upcoming election.