At least half a dozen Democratic officials, now including Reps. Kathy Hochul and Bill Owens of New York, are skipping the Democratic convention. [Dan Hirschhorn]
A protest Senate candidate rates Occupy Wall Street demonstrators highly, reports that all's well downtown
The Occupy Wall Street demonstration got huge this afternoon, swelled by union members, college students and, from the looks of the crowds downtown, many thousands of other people who finally just wanted to be a part of it.
Comedian and political activist Randy Credico, dressed in a white robe and mask, has been hanging out with the smaller group of demonstrators that has been in and around Zuccotti Park for the past eight days and nights (although not overnight).