Nadler Mourns the (Temporary?) Death of the Progressive Agenda in Albany

Representative Jerry Nadler said late yesterday, optimistically, that it is entirely possible that the two Democrats who enabled the Republican takeover of the State Senate will be gone from the chamber by the time new congressional districts are drawn. But either way, he said, he feared that the progressive Democratic agenda that was supposed to be in the works in Albany is likely to be a casualty of Tuesday’s coup.
“As I get this story it’s [Hiram] Monserrate and [Pedro] Espada who did this,” said Nadler. “And both are quite possibly going to be out as felons pretty soon, and when you have those special elections it could flip back again.