Spin Cycle

News, views and commentary on Long Island, state and national politics.

It is not just tasteful and classy but downright heartwarming for the folks at First Fidelity's yourwager.com send out a press release, the very day Sen. Byrd's death at 92 is announced, giving odds on whether there will be a mandatory retirement age for Senators. Money moves fast, and you wouldn't want to wait a few days.