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  • Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally

    Christine Quinn Weeps Over Same-Sex Marriage; Protesters Rally
    New York City Council Speaker Christine Quinn broke down at the podium of a press conference Thursday morning when asked about the Senate's rejection of the same-sex marriage bill. "My father is 83-years-old. Kim's father is 83-years-old," Quinn said...
  • NY Senate Dems Claim Quorum, Start Passing 75 Bills

    NY Senate Dems Claim Quorum, Start Passing 75 Bills
    Democrats claimed control of the split New York Senate on Tuesday, declaring a quorum after a Republican took a short cut through the chamber because an exterior parlor had been blocked by Democrats for a press conference they never held. The Democrats...
  • Paterson conducts a weigh-in-style bill ceremony

     
    Gov. Paterson did some of those closely-monitored hail-fellow statements at a Queens press conference today -- where Sen. Frank Padavan stayed on hand for some Paterson WWF-type hype as the Republican elephant in the room, as Liz posts here. In......
  • NYLCV endorsements: Lavalle, Foley, not Johnson

     
    The New York League of Conservation Voters releases its endorsements. One surprise: No endorsement in the Craig Johnson- Barbara Donno state Senate race in Nassau. Overall, the NYLCV endorsed 9 Republicans and 57 Democrats. But incumbent Dem Johnson didn?...
  • Whoa, hold the phone -- That 6th SD was closer...

     
    Our initial numbers on the 6th Senate District from election night were off. Our Newsday chart had Kemp Hannon, the Republican incumbent, winning with his usual 56 percent, and that's what we were going by in this posting earlier......
  • Albany: How about a "Gang of Long Island"???

     
    Democratic Senators Ruben Diaz, Pedro Espada, Carl Kruger and -- until recently -- Hiram Monserrate have done a pretty good job since election day of getting attention with their threat of withholding their votes from the Dems when the......
  • Complaint: The Queens recount

     
    Democrats are complaining about the conduct of the recount in Queens, where Democrat Jim Gennaro trails incumbent Republican Sen. Frank Padavan by 500 votes. Typically, that's a leading indicator that Democrats don't think Gennaro is going to pull it out....
  • Ten for Friday morning:

     
    State of the nation: The stock market is plunging again, credit markets are seizing up , Washington is paralyzed and Obama is invisible. Citigroup has lost half of its value in four days. Any auto bailout is on hold,......
  • NY Senate: Frank delayed could equal Dean denied

     
    The Democrats' upcoming 32-30 edge in the State Senate would grow to 33-29 if - at the end of that recount in Queens - James Gennaro unseats veteran Republican Sen. Frank Padavan. If that happens, Sen. Malcolm Smith would......
  • As Expected: Padavan wins

     
    Three months after election day, James Gennaro concedes to Queens Republican Sen. Frank Padavan in his extended election challenge. So, as expected for awhile: The state Senate breakdown is 32 Dems, 30 Rs. Gennaro release after the jump.......
  • Monday in Albany: Polish-American Congress Day

     
    Monday will be Polish American Congress Day in Albany. The congress tries to be the voice of some 10 million Polish-Americans and has been conducting voter registration drives in New York State to increase its clout. The groups says......