Former Maryland governor pitches donors before announcement
Bio: Reid Pillifant is the deputy editor of Capital. He was previously an editor and reporter at the New York Observer. Contact him at reid[at]capitalnewyork.com.
White House press secretary Jay Carney said at least a dozen times at a press briefing today that President Obama believes in reporters' unfettered right to pursue investigative stories.
President Obama will appear at three pooled-press Democratic fund-raisers in New York City this evening, after spending part of the day fielding questions about the I.R.S. and Benghazi.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has tried to use the recent rash of corruption arrests to pass a new reform package for state elections, but he said on Monday morning that he doesn't want "scandal mania" to overwhelming his agenda for the legislative session.
On Sunday morning, Republicans insisted their fixation on the attacks in Benghazi, Libya last fall has nothing to do with Hillary Clinton and 2016.
Hillary Clinton is officially back as a target for Republican rancor.
Tomorrow will be the one-month anniversary of Anthony Weiner's reemergence as a public figure and aspiring mayoral candidate, which came in the form of a gory but sympathetic brokered profile in The New York Times Magazine.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg is making good on his promise to support Pat Toomey.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand will be among the participants at a "high-level" White House meeting today focused on how to reduce sexual assault in the military.
Among the names included in former state senator Shirley Huntley's sentencing memo was one implicated purely by association.