Cindy Adams floats the idea of Kerry Kennedy for lieutenant governor … in 2010. It would have interesting implications for her ex-husband, Andrew Cuomo.
Cuomo outraised Paterson by nearly $3 million and has almost twice as much cash on hand.
"The king is dead, long live the king," a "prominent democratic consultant" told Fred Dicker.
The State Senate's scheduled session was delayed for many hours as officials wrangled.
School governance legislation was stalled in the dysfunction.
Democratic senators have proposed amendments to a bill favored by Michael Bloomberg, but they haven't gotten a warm reception.
"Their word is dirt," the News says.
A former chief judge of the Court of Appeals said Richard Ravitch's appointment as lieutenant governor was "clearly unconstitutional."
E.J. McMahon is not happy about the tax increase in the house health care package.
Indicted former State Senate majority leader Joe Bruno's spokesman was subpoenaed.
And below, a speech from Republican Leader Dean Skelos during the early-morning debate on rules reform: