Elsewhere: Praise and Problems

Howard Dean’s webmaster sings the praises of John McCain.

Alan Hevesi’s Republican challenger praises the comptroller’s new fraud hotline, but wonders “how come it took him two and two-thirds years to think of it?”

Instead of praise, a federal judge has bad news for people who leak info.

There is also bad news for Tom Suozzi’s hometown of Glen Cove, where his cousin, Mayor Ralph Suozzi, is calling in state auditors.

John Desio spots Bruce Ratner outside yesterday’s meeting for Atlantic Yards.

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