Elsewhere: Spitzer, Dopp, Diaz

Liz notes that a top aide to former state comptroller Alan Hevesi resigned his six-figure job.

Sheldon Silver defended Eliot Spitzer.

Spitzer told the Times Union editorial board he was busy negotiating congestion pricing while his aides were allegedly working to smear a political rival.

Jacob Gershman has letters written by Spitzer's suspended aide, Darren Dopp, complaining about reporters.

Protesters outside Ruben Diaz’s office didn't get him to change his mind.

Bill Clinton is having a shindig in Manhattan for young professionals.

Ben explains the intelligence behind Hillary Clinton’s position on Iraq.

Here’s a clip of Howard Wolfson’s appearance on Bill O’Reilly.

Michael Bloomberg, again, says he’s not running for president or vice president.

And pictured above are David Paterson and Eliot Spitzer, who had a long day today. Elsewhere: Spitzer, Dopp, Diaz