Andrew Cuomo's memoir will be 'a full and frank look at his public and private life,' according to publisher HarperCollins.
The failure of the Senate to pass even gun control measures that had overwhelming public support signals that the clout of the gun lobby is powerful enough to block reform on Capitol Hill.
A federal judge blocked the trustee seeking money for Bernard Madoff's victims from interfering with New York state's $410 million settlement with Ezra Merkin, a Wall Street hedge fund manager accused of steering client money to the swindler. The settlement calls for Merkin to pay $405 million to investors over three years, and $5 million to New York State to cover fees and costs.
The former Florida governor has suggested he might consider a 2016 presidential run. While he'd be formidable, he probably wouldn't clear the Republican field, the way Clinton might for Democrats.