Betting on Velazquez, Washington Drama

Bloggers on both sides of the political spectrum think Liz is probably right in proposing Nydia Velazquez as the most likely replacement for Hillary Clinton. [Buffalo Bean and Albany Project]

Nassau Executive Tom Suozzi, in a new role, will have to appoint a new assessor after the last one moved to Florida under fire. [Spin Cycle]

For various reasons, including the mayor’s likely third term, the landowner standing in the way of Bloomberg’s Coney Island development is in negotiations to sell. [Gowanus Lounge]

Noam Scheiber reports on the “Washington-style drama” that is seeping into the Obama campaign post-victory. [T.N.R.]

David Frum is leaving the National Review to get ” a little more distance.” [Times via Plank]

And not to belabor the point, but in case you were wondering how Sarah Palin spent $150,000 on clothes in such a short period, Vanity Fair just tried to figure it out. [VF]

Betting on Velazquez, Washington Drama