In Today’s Observer

We take a long look at Ed Cox, the likely GOP nominee for Senate next year and Richard Nixon’s son-in-law, who gets high marks in filial piety.

Also, Niall Stanage notes that New York’s politicians, by national standards, get along quite well.

And David Mamet and Paul Giamatti have a deal to write and take the leading role, respectively, in a biopic on the colorful, fallen mayor of Providence, Buddy Cianci.

And Scocca weighs in on that Daily News biopic.

In Today’s Observer