Roundup: Schumer's Volume, Cillizza's Rating, Bloomberg's Reading

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 - 07:56 PM

Chuck Schumer

Azi Paybarah / WNYC

Republicans say Schumer has been oddly silent

The world waits to hear from Schumer on the mosque.

Gillibrand says no, really, she didn’t need a phone call from Obama before hearing he backed the mosque.

Bloomberg signalsno 2012 aspirations.

Cillizza: “ultimately we see Bloomberg's backing of Sestak as the slightly less valuable 'out-of-state statewide endorsement' rather than a celebrity endorsement.”

Bloomberg tells a skeptic to read the Bill of Rights.

Salon praises Bloomberg, noting “there have been very few commendable acts in this dispute.”

Bloomberg defends Fenty on marriage.

Hikind waves the GOP flag.

Fox, attacked.

Cox spoxjabs with Conservatives and “Randolph Altschuler.”


More in:

News, weather, Radiolab, Brian Lehrer and more.
Get the best of WNYC in your inbox, every morning.

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.


"The Capitol Pressroom" with Susan Arbetter at 11 am

For show archives, please visit The Capitol Bureau's website here.

About The Empire

Everything you need to know about New York politics and governance. We aim for a ground-up approach to politics, reverse engineered to make the effect just as important as the players and the game they play. From the Long Island to The Thousand Islands, New York City Hall to the Capitol Building, The Empire's got you covered.

Check out WNYC's 2013 Mayor Tracker--the one-stop shop for info about the candidates, issues and trends in the upcoming New York City mayoral election.


Our Reporters


Supported by