Elsewhere: Hevesi Responds, Bloomberg's Looks Ahead

 Elsewhere: Hevesi Responds, Bloomberg's Looks Ahead

Alan Hevesi responds to his settlement with the AG’s office by saying that most of the chauffering for his wife was “related to her security.”

Here is a calendar of state employees who chauffeured Hevesi’s wife, and how the AG’s office came up with their calculations.

Eliot Spitzer’s adviser, Paul Francis, said that health care is one of the greatest challenges facing the new governor.

Siberia may not open tomorrow.

Mitt Romney, John Edwards and Tom Vilsack all made hires for their presumed presidential campaigns.

A documentary about the role of bloggers in Ned Lamont’s race will air on Dec. 28.

Andrew Sullivan is less annoying than Kos, according to a new poll.

Mike Bloomberg looks ahead to 2030.

And pictured above is the room at Gracie Mansion where the mayor hosted his party for City Hall reporters last night.

– Azi Paybarah