This morning, after Anthony Weiner officially announced his candidacy for mayor, a spokesman for Chuck Schumer said the senior senator doesn't yet have any comment on the news.
A new Washington Post-ABC News poll released this morning shows Hillary Clinton's approval rating at 62 percent, despite a rash of Republican criticism over the attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
In a supplement to his story this morning about former Hillary Clinton aides taking a pre-emptive pass on 2016, Jason Horowitz has an online addition that details how Howard Wolfson was converted from a critic of Mayor Michael Bloomberg to one of his most trusted advisers.
On Sunday morning, Dan Pfeiffer, a top adviser to President Obama, fanned out across five Sunday shows, in an effort to move the administration past the controversies that are currently distracting from the administration's second-term agenda.
In a letter to Speaker Sheldon Silver today, Vito Lopez announced that he will resign his seat in the Assembly, effective Monday morning at 9 a.m.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group is increasing the pressure on Arizona senator Jeff Flake for his vote against expanding background checks for gun purchases last month.
There was an important volunteer helping Anthony Weiner in Park Slope yesterday.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand won't be taking sides in the Democratic primary to be the city's next mayor.
"I will not endorse in the New York City mayor's race, until we have a Democratic nominee," Gillibrand told WNYC's Brian Lehrer this morning.
At a rainy press conference in the Rose Garden this afternoon, President Obama said it was time to revisit a federal media shield law, in the wake of revelations that the Department of Justice obtained a broad swath of phone records of reporters for the Associated Press.
When I reported last month on the potential inner circle of advisers who might still be available to work on an Anthony Weiner mayoral campaign, the names of two experienced operatives came up in every conversation.