Elsewhere: Member Items


There’s a new biography about Rudy Giuliani coming out by a publisher called Wiley.

The president of the National Institute for Latino Policy went to hear Herman Badillo speak at the Harvard Club and found himself “in the midst of the ‘Other New York.'”

Eliot Spitzer’s former campaign manager Ryan Toohey is getting involved in the special election in Nassau.

So much for Joe Bruno’s warning that he doesn’t want Spitzer getting too involved in that race.

The Republican candidate in that race, Maureen O’Connell, is on the radio.

Robert Stein, the former Chairman of the American Society of Magazine Editors, wonders if Joe Lieberman will defect from the Democratic Party.

Larry King has been on the air for 50 years.

Dov Hikind’s ad demanding the resignation of the Israeli Prime Minister may have violated the law.

Illinois may move the date of their presidential primary, which would be good for Barack Obama.

And pictured above is a chart from The Albany Project showing a slight discrepancy in spending on member items in the state Senate. The long red lines are for majority Republicans, the stubby blue ones are for minority Democrats. (Their chart for spending in the Democratic-held Assembly is in the works.)

— Azi Paybarah Elsewhere: Member Items