Anthony Weiner and Howard Wolfson are not done fighting. [Reid Pillifant]
Headline: "Defending Silver, Cuomo says sexual harassment is a societal problem" [Dana Rubinstein]
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn reprises her role as an activist. [Dana Rubinstein]
Councilman Oliver Koppell withdrew his taxi legislation after advocates withdrew their support for it. [Dana Rubinstein]
Melinda Katz made official what many local political observers suspected shortly after she publicly acknowledged details about her closely guarded personal life: She's running for Queens borough president.
"Why are we going to ask for a reduction in usage?" he said, referring to the mayor's plan, which is explicitly intended to change customer behavior by raising their awareness about how much soda they're consuming. "This is really fake because they can get free refills at most of these stores."
Council speaker Christine Quinn and Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer, who are both vying for the mayoralty in 2013, teamed up today to introduce legislation intended to prevent discrimination against unemployed job-seekers.
"Charlie Rangel is an institution in that community," Comrie told me. "With the leverage that he has and the power that he still has. He's been more than open and gracious in sharing with the Hispanic community there. I think it's in their best interest to keep Charlie Rangel in Washington D.C. to deliver for the delegation."(3)
Each day, the New York tabloids vie to sell readers at the newsstands on outrageous headlines, dramatic photography, and, occasionally, great reporting. Who is today's winner?