Kirsten Gillibrand generally leaves the Sunday morning duties to Chuck Schumer.
How serious is Michael Bloomberg about acting as a counterweight to the National Rifle Association?
"Saturday Night Live" opened with the Joe Manchin-Pat Toomey background check compromise this weekend, siding more with Gov. Andrew Cuomo's opinion that the agreement was "not significant," than with Sen. Chuck Schumer and Mayor Michael Bloomberg's insistence that the deal is a breakthrough.
Chuck Schumer offered a predictably brief answer to a question about Anthony Weiner this morning.
It took a full ten minutes, but eventually Michael Bloomberg was asked, during the off-topic portion of his press conference this morning, if he wanted to say anything about the possibility that Anthony Weiner might run to succeed him.
Around the same time the U.S. Senate voted this morning to begin debate on a new package of gun laws, Mayor Michael Bloomberg was aggressively defending the bipartisan deal on background checks unveiled yesterday by senators Pat Toomey and Joe Manchin.
After being banned from the press conference this morning, Sen. Chuck Schumer celebrated the news of a break-through deal on expanding background checks for gun purchases in a brief conference call with local reporters.
City comptroller John Liu is intent on getting to the left of his rivals in the Democratic primary for mayor, regardless of who he's talking to.
Anthony Weiner may have come out OK in the New York Times magazine's big profile of him this morning, but Rep. Peter King certainly didn't.