The Lede: Kaye is Slighted, Weiner is Unhinged
Friday, July 30, 2010 - 08:41 AM
Congress shoots down a $3.2 billion bill to pay for 9/11-related illnesses for first responders.
Anthony Weiner becomes unhinged after the vote: “I will not yield...The gentlemen is wrong!”
Lazio’s new video pushes Cuomo on Cardoba.
The Times calls Kaye’s findings “baffling” and “less-than-satisfying.”
McMahon fired the campaign spokesman who said their GOP rival is getting a lot of “Jewish money.”
Should Rangel resign? Crowley: “Ask Mr. Rangel.” Velazquez: “That’s a decision Charlie has to make.”
WaPo: "Republicans made no secret of their desire to use Rangel's troubles against Democrats."
Rangel makes the wood.
He’s also A1.
The Times looks forward to a public hearing on Rangel.
The Post hopes Rangel doesn’t cut a deal.
Rangel suggests he still may strike a deal to avoid a public trial.
“The hearing began a few hours after lawyers for Mr. Rangel and ethics investigators struck a tentative deal that could lead to a quick settlement and bypass a public trial.”
WSJ: “Mr. Rangel seems to think he's no different from many other Members, save for sloppy bookkeeping. And he has a point.”
The probe of a powerful Harlem congressman is how Rangel got into office.
Podhoretz: Rangel floundered in rebuilding Harlem.
A Harlem resident fumes about Rangel. “"I'm probably paying more for my one bedroom than he is for the three apartments that he has.”
The state budget hinges on SUNY / CUNY tuition.
And Kerr looks at the new ballot machines debuting Sept. 14.