In a stunning development in the New York state gubernatorial race, Republican Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano has rejected his party’s own nominee to back Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
There were three distinct parts to this public corruption and bribery scandal, but in all three money flowed freely and, at times, city and state funds — your tax dollars — paid the freight.
The frenzy over a possible Chris Christie presidential run has reached a fever pitch, but there is still no word from the new hamlet on the Hudson. There’s been a lot of flirting but no official “I’m in” or “I’m out.”
There are new predictions that as many as 100 seats held by Democrats in the House of Representatives could be won by Republicans, and that includes 10 seats in New York.