Big News on the NY Politics Front: Elizabeth Benjamin moves!

KW: As regular readers may have noticed, whenever there is a big story in state politics, my most likely sources are “Capitol Confidential” from the Albany Times Union AND/OR “Daily Politics” with Elizabeth Benjamin at the NY Daily News. Well, Elizabeth Benjamin is leaving the NY Daily News. She is going on to what seems […]

NY State Senate votes to expel Monserrate (after assault conviction)

There are two places to find excellent coverage of the NY State Senate situation. One is at Elizabeth Benjamin’s political blog at the Daily News. (Great blogging, though you have to register to be able to comment.) Benjamin points out, that this was “the first time a sitting lawmaker was ousted from his seat in […]

Late morning update: NY State Senate battle

Elizabeth Benjamin has posted late morning updates on her Daily News political blog: here. Some important items from her list: Governor Paterson has called press conference at 12:30pm (topic not announced)