Spin Cycle

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

 For at least one citizen of middle age, it was amusing to see this item by Maggie Haberman at the Post's Knickerbocker blog on AG Andrew Cuomo heading to Rhode Island to raise funds from a GTECH honcho. Back in the 1990's, the chairman at lottery firm GTECH, Guy Snowden, was frequently identified in state Capitol stories as a high-school friend of Gov. George Pataki.For a sample, see the last paragraph of this clip. Regimes may change -- but Lottery is forever.