Elsewhere: Paterson Speaks to The Times, Bloomberg at 19 Percent

2012: Obama 44; Palin 29; Bloomberg 15.

Bloomberg, generous.

Joseph Spinelli is appointed to the Commission on Public Integrity.

David Paterson met The New York Times editorial board today, and said there’s no reason for him not to run (or pay attention to polls).

Sheldon Silver hasn’t spoken with Paterson in more than a week.

A detailed rumor about Paterson and someone in Buffalo.

Dan Janison says we’re all “trading in news derivatives.”

Rupert Murdoch’s other newspaper doesn’t show love to Andrew Cuomo.

Kornacki notes Governor Ravitch wouldn’t even meet President Ford’s standard.

Harold Ford Jr. will have money.

Gawker examines Ford’s interview with MoDo.

Bloomberg defended his statistics.

Randy Altschuler makes the Young Guns list.

Scott Murphy’s G.O.P. challengers make the rounds.

Anthony Weiner trails Eric Massa, at F.D.L.

Foley moves on Monserrate, tomorrow.

Espada moves too, but it won’t hurt Monserrate.

The AP headline captures the loophole.

Backlash against the swastika mailer continues.

What ever happened to electronics recycling?

Melissa Mark-Viverito makes funding requests available.