Indicted Rep. Michael Grimm says he intends to stay in his re-election race against former Coney Island Councilman Domenic Recchia — and the GOP looks like it’s stuck with him, whether it wants him or not. Comment.
Two of the top contenders for taking over the ailing medical center’s Cobble Hill property are big-time donors to the 2014 re-election campaign of Governor Andrew Cuomo — who controls the levers that will determine the facility’s fate. Comments (6).
Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito’s new, supposedly “Progressive” Council has is supposedly fighting for the 99 percent, but one of its first moves bows down to Brooklyn’s ultimate insider and real estate millionaire ally — Borough Park Councilman David Greenfield. Comment.
Republican sources say supermarket mogul and former GOP hizzoner hopeful John Catsimatidis is urging Democrat Andrew Gounardes to take another shot at unseating state Sen. Marty Golden (R–Bay Ridge) — who spurned the founder of the Gristedes chain in the 2013 primary in favor of former Metropolitan Transportation Authority head Joe Lhota. Comments (1).