People left the room Thursday after Clinton finished her opening remarks for Gov. Andrew Cuomo. The former secretary of state continues workshopping a speech that could double for a presidential campaign.
“I hope she does something really, really, really big.”
Barry Diller’s IAC, Tumblr’s David Karp, Netflix’s Reed Hastings and other have all donated to Wu’s campaign, largely because of the lieutenant governor candidate’s opposition to the Comcast/Time Warner merger and support for net neutrality.
But no smoking it. New York state legislature passes bill that allows patients to consume edibles and pills or vaporize marijuana.
Immigrant rights to be a central issue down ballot for Tim Wu. “I think I can beat Andrew Cuomo,” says Zephyr Teachout.
People born in New York State will no longer have to provide proof of sex-reassignment surgery to change gender markers, but the requirement still stands for those born in New York City.
“We have to regain the confidence of the electorate that we don’t just say we stand for something different, but we really can effectively deliver,” says Schneiderman.
Aide asks other top state officials to refuse Working Families endorsement.
Memorial Day in Chappaqua. Getting in shape for…something.
“Jeb would be a superb president, but I think Christie would connect better — we desperately need a president to connect to the people.” The billionaire and major GOP donor on Bush baggage, Spitzer, and Cuomo.
Christie attended the Super Bowl Hand Off ceremony with the governors of New York and Arizona Saturday.
During his annual State of the State address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo outlined his plan to bring medical marijuana to the state of New York.
New York State fined RBS, still majority owned by the British government, for doing $523 million in transactions with companies in Sudan, Iran, and other banned entities.
A passenger train derailment on Sunday left four dead and more than 60 injured. It is still too early to determine if human error played a factor, officials said.
Four people are dead, and at least 67 are injured following the Metro-North train derailment. The train was traveling at 82 mph as it was entering a 30 mph curve.
Robert Benmosche, the CEO of bailed-out insurance giant AIG, told The Wall Street Journal that outrage over employee bonuses was “just as bad and just as wrong” as lynchings. Benmosche’s comments echo similar ones he made in 2009. (h/t: Ryan Chittum)
The outgoing Maryland governor, and possible presidential candidate, has a big list of candidates he’s helping this year. “That’s what a good surrogate does.”
As Thompson withdraws from a possible runoff, de Blasio takes the nomination by Cuomo’s side. “I wanted to be here to support Bill and help unify the Democratic Party,” says the governor.
Can you tell me how to get, how to get, to Pennsylvania Avenue?
The New York governor’s decision to focus on his state by staying put is a key part of his governing strategy and political argument — but it could also cramp his national ambitions. “I don’t think Andrew has tested the waters outside the Adirondacks,” says Cunningham.
He’s taken to signing his name with a big ‘ole exclamation point in certain key situations. !!!
“If he only does a half-measure or doesn’t come through, it would be very hard for him to have an excited base,” Radford says.
Both he and Hillary Clinton have memoirs set for release next year. A “full and frank look” at the New York governor’s “public and private life,” says HarperCollins.
From Sanford to Cuomo. Four governors and 75 members of Congress aren’t married, and voters don’t seem to care.
While she was at the State Department — and out of politics for four years — Clinton’s party was moving to the left, and fast. “Now that she’s unshackled by the boundaries of her office, she’ll step up to the mic,” says Singer.
O’Malley, Cuomo, and Biden would all make way, Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer predicts. “I don’t know that anybody would run against Hillary.”
The Republican governor tipped his hat yet again to his unlikely ally. Plus a crack at Cuomo.
Beck went on an extended rant against the New York Governor’s use of the term “assault rifle” during yesterday’s State of the State address, something Beck calls a “progressive game.”
The New York governor appears to be trying to run for president from the center. Liberals would prefer not to let him.