Judge: State Senate back in hands of GOP
Dems to Appeal
Republicans regain state Senate control after Long Island GOPer (DN) * Republicans Appear To Regain Control Of State Senate - NY1 * Vote recount returns NY Senate majority to GOP - Wall Street Journal *New York Republicans Regain State Senate Majority as Judge ... - Bloomberg * NewsdayMartins wins 7th SD; GOP wins state Senate -UPDATED * GOP Likely To Control State Senate (Updated) * Republicans Lay Claim to New York State Senate (NYT) * Judge rules against recount in Johnson-Martins race (TU) * Recount hands Republicans control of state Senate (DN) * Probe pol quits state Senate (NYP) * With NY State Senate Likely Red, Is Marriage Equality Doomed?
As Unemployment goes to 9.8% Bloomberg's Dream Becomes Closer? . . . At Least to Him
Rangel Soldiers On
Despite Censure, City College's Rangel Center Lives On (WSJ) * Give Rep. Charles Rangel a break: Harlem loyalists (DN) *Crowd cheers for censured Charlie (NYP) * Still loved: Rangel receives warm reception in Harlem (DN) * Censured Rep. Rangel Says He Still Loves Congress (CBS) * Crowd Supports Censured Rangel (Fox 5) * Rangel in deeper with new ethics charge (NYP)
In his four years as New York's attorney general, Andrew Cuomo had his way with Wall Street, muscling banks and bankers into paying fines, making reforms and eating crow for their errors during the financial crisis.Few bothered to fight back. Most figured it was smarter to take their lumps than risk a public showdown, even in instances where Cuomo appeared to lack clear authority to investigate or regulate. But finally, Cuomo has a battle on his hands — just as he is leaving office.
Why not blame the NY delegation for lack of power or the fact that they fail to pass it months ago before the GOP takeover because they wanted to do it without amendments * Heroes of 9/11 hear you loud and clear, Republicans; next time they should turn and run (DN) * McCain tells 9/11 hero: I 'can't help you' with Zadroga (DN)
NY Vs NJ: Board War
'Zee' bridge rebuild sparks border war (NYP) * Christie To NY: 'Stop Screwing With Us' Over Tunnel Tab * Dems' tunnel vision Chris Christie says he’ll fight what looks like political payback (NYP Ed)
Port Authority's Windfall The October death of a planned rail tunnel under the Hudson River has left the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey with something rare: a pot of uncommitted money for infrastructure projects. (WSJ) * Port Authority to Cut 200 Jobs in 2011 (Fox 5)
Owner of Famed Writer's Den Elaine's Dies(WSJ) * Kaufman was big-hearted gal, inspired loyalty (DN) * Elaine Kaufman, Owner of Elaine’s, Dies at 81 (NYT) * Average Joes Welcomed Alongside Celebs At Elaine’s (CBS)
The press should treat big tech companies like Big Pharma (Columbia Journalism Review)