There's still always a fight to go with everything, with anybody, any minority, but what achievement is an open lesbian?" He added, "If D.O.M.A. was not shot down, then maybe she could have helped. But that's done already. You know? That make sense?"
Governor Andrew Cuomo is set to announce the people who will constitute a Moreland Commission, which will investigate legislative corruption.
Julian Assange: "There is no stopping the publishing process at this stage." [Reid Pillifant]
Bill Thompson has the fewest bundlers of any mayoral candidate. [Reid Pillifant]
Thompson on CityTime: "I wish I had done more." [Azi Paybarah]
Christine Quinn: "I don't think money should be involved in lobbying council members." [Dana Rubinstein]
The new site will allow contributors to plug in all the information that's needed (full name, address, occupation, etc.) from their phone and submit their donations on-line. The idea is to streamline how the donations come in and to make it easier for campaigns to utilize mobile ways of sharing. Because really, what Council candidate is going to spend the money needed to develop a mobile web site for donations?
The New York City mayor's race intruded on a minor-league baseball game this weekend, briefly.
At first, Thompson said he was given "assurances" from Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration that the program was under control. Later, he admitted, "I wish I had done more."
A reader in Queens tells me there's a poll going around his neighborhood that "asked about stop-and-frisk" and "asked about all the Democratic mayoral candidates against Joe Lhota."
The NYPD band stopped in front of Stonewall, turned to face the building, and played music.
NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly followed a few moments later, and waved at well-wishers. One woman gave a fist-bump to his security detail.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg isn't backing away from the comments he made in defense of the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk tactics, and he took a new, direct shot at one prominent African-American critic.
Bill de Blasio is relying, heavily, on his support from 1199. [Jill Colvin]
De Blasio doesn't want to talk much about Alec Baldwin. [Gideon Resnick]
"World’s Most Famous Mohel, Rabbi Romi Cohen Endorses Salgado For Mayor" [Jacob Kornbluh]