Obama mocks The Donald at White House Correspondents' Dinner(NYP) * Obama Zings Trump at Correspondents’ Dinner (NYT) * Obama roasts Trump at annual White House Correspondents' Dinner(NYDN) * White House Correspondent's Dinner: Obama and Meyers bring the pain to Trump (Wash Post) * Obama's Fox News Zinger (Huff Post)
Obama Trumps Trump at White House Correspondents' Association Dinner (Chicago Sun-Times) * Meyers Fires at Trump at Correspondents' Dinner (AP) *Seth Meyers Destroys Donald Trump: 7 Best Jokes (Video) * Meyers Full Speech * The best jokes at the White House Correspondents' Dinner (MSNBC) * Seth Meyers skewers DC (Politico) * Photos: The 2011 Vanity Fair/Bloomberg White House Correspondents' Dinner Party * President Obama Openly Mocks Trump At WHCD (With Trump In Attendance) * PM Donald Trump not amused by jokes at White House Correspondents Dinner * Trump reacts to White House Correspondents' Dinner, criticizes Seth Meyers (Huff Post)
Under Cover Gov
Cuomo Campaigns: raised money in Soho from prominent LGBT supporters; April 13 fund-raiser at Howard Rubenstein's house. April 15 fund-raiser meeting at Regency. * Property Tax Cap: Cuomo tells reporters "I'm trying, I'm trying" to get it passed.*will be busy when they return to work on Albany Monday. State lawmakers
MTA Big: Hoist By Her Own Petard
A top NYC Transit official is in hot water after agency investigators used her company car's E-ZPass records to trace her alleged early exits from work and time-sheet fudging
Jimmy Breslin: Back to the Future At the Daily News
Jimmy Breslin, who will be 81 in October, is scheduled to return to The Daily News shortly as a columnist
Jimmy Breslin On The Press and His Life(True News)
Ticket Fixing Cops Victims of Peer Pressure from PBA Delegates
Pay to Play Payoff Sports Tickets and Liquor
Officers Say Entrenched Culture, Pressure From Union Delegates Fueled Practice. Investigators say individual officers agreed to the practice and risked jeopardizing their careers for a host of reasons: pressure from union delegates, a get-along culture, and in some cases, the lure of free sports tickets and liquor. (WSJ)
Police Search for ADA Records of 2010 DWI Incident
After Arrest, Possible Favored Treatment of Bronx Prosecutor Was Not Investigated After Jennifer Troiano’s 2010 arrest, no one examined the question of whether she used her influence to get the police to release her from what she said was a similar situation. (NYT) * NYPD Investigating Claims Over Prosecutor's Arrest (WSJ) * Was a Bronx prosecutor spared in DWI bust? (WABC) * DWI 'no bust' heat NYPD probe after prosecutor gets a 'slide' (NYP)
Doubts and Crazy or Contracts Whose Corruption Was Cover Up Because of Powerful Backers?
Both the Citytime and Schools Consultant Contract radio active with corruption that the mayor, comptroller or city council could have easily picked up. It is clear that lobbyists and special interests protected these contractors and no doubt protect other corrupt contracts the city makes. Doubts About Schools Consultant Charged in $3.6 Million Fraud Dated to ’02(NYT) * Clocking CityTime, the craziest contract ever | Crain's New York ...
I Hate Hank Morris He Made Me A Crook
Did the City's School Chancellor Get Pull Over By Cops Because He Was Black?
A Tree With A Security Camera
City parks get cameras to help fight late night crime (NYDN)
With Schumer, Weiner, Rangel and the GOP Majority in the State Senate Against: Independent Redistricting Has No Juice
With the state's congressional favoring political redistricting and the assemblymembers the same expect gerrymandering again. On the senate dems who are in the minority want independent redistricting because they know the GOP will cut the districts to help keep them in the majority. The senate dems could have pass a bill to end gerrymandering last year when they had the majority, but refused. Could they have been for gerrymandering if they stayed in the majority? YOU BET Dithering on Redistricting In Albany, there’s been a lot of talk but no action to end gerrymandering.(NYT Ed)