Believe it or not, a weird fight over gays in a state race is nothing new. Just look at the AG race 16 years ago.
The reach of the Steve Rattner-pension fund story, and reports of his agreeing to a settlement regarding the kickback scandal, can go in any direction you want it to: Cuomo finishing up as AG, the candidacy of fellow auto-restructurer Harry Wilson, the role of incumbent comptroller Tom DiNapoli.
Speaking of which this site has some rock n'roll on the topic.
Challenge from Francesca Carlow aside, Sen. Kemp Hannon just won't stay away from the wonky.
Funny thing about Sen. Charles Schumer's refusal so far to debate his GOP opponent: challenger Jay Townsernd is a political consultant who'd know the tactic well.
Earlier it was Rep. Steve Israel, now it's N. Hempstead Supervisor Jon Kaiman who's selling his house.