Elsewhere: Hillary, Mondello, El San Juan


Hillary Clinton is quitting her job on the Democratic policy steering committee in the Senate because of other time commitments, reports Glenn Thrush.

Time magazine has a Joe Klein story billed on the cover as “Why the Center is the Place to Be” but Greg Sargent says that “the story inside doesn’t say anything like that.”

The President picked a new RNC Chairman: Sen. Mel Martinez of Florida.

Jerry Skurnik breaks down the demographics of who will be voting in two City Council special elections.

New York magazine’s well-written political blog announces that it won’t be posting early or often anymore.

Eliot Spitzer and Chuck Schumer met for a bite to eat at 7:30 a.m. this morning.

Incoming GOP state chairman Joseph Mondello works at the same law firm where Assemblyman Mark Weprin is of counsel. Weprin is close to Democrats Spitzer and Sheldon Silver.

And pictured above is the El San Juan Hotel and Casino, where at least one person who attended the Somos El Futuro conference is demanding some money back because the hotel’s pool is under construction.

— Azi Paybarah

Elsewhere: Hillary, Mondello, El San Juan