Friday, November 14, 2008



President-elect Barack Obama is considering the New York senator and former first lady for secretary of state - an appointment that would go a long way toward healing the wounds left by their bruising Democratic primary. Here and Here and Here

If Hillary Rodham Clinton were to become secretary of state under Barack Obama, the job of filling her seat could have major ramifications in DC and Albany.

Could Obama be bring back Abe Lincoln "Team of Rivals" governing?

Two rogue Democrats say Gov. Paterson encouraged them to push for a Hispanic as Senate leader, even as he was publicly backing Sen. Malcolm Smith - an African-American - for the job.

Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver said'"everything is on the table" when lawmakers return to Albany next week, but his house will seek "alternatives" to the govenror's cuts

City Comptroller Bill Thompson hasn't officially announced his mayoral ambitions, but he is acting as if he'll be a candidate.

State Legislators Plan to Fight on Term Limits

Democrats to White House: Preserve your records - we're looking at you, Cheney

City Council OKs Willets Point eminent domain plan and here and how Councilmember voted

Paterson is ready to give the go-ahead for East River bridge tolls.

Queens Democratic County Leader and Representative Joe Crowley isn’t ruling out the idea of supporting Michael Bloomberg over a Democratic candidate in next year’s mayoral race.