Chris Smith profiles Kevin Sheekey and notes that former Bloomberg aide Patrick Brennan has been traveling across the country preparing for a presidential campaign.
Time magazine chats with Clay Mulford, the ballot access expert Bloomberg lunched with in Texas.
Whether or not Michael Bloomberg can keep his proposed seven percent property tax cut, as he has proposed, could depend on his testimony in front of state lawmakers today in Albany.
Danny Hakim says former Assembly Majority Leader Paul Tokasz is giving campaign money to legislators that his firm now lobbies.
Fred Dicker writes that Bill Howard, a figure in the Spitzer administration who was demoted after the probe began, got a promotion and pay raise.
Christine Quinn and others get a low grade from the New York League of Humane voters. David Saltonstall thinks the date 1/29 will define Rudy Giuliani almost as much as 9/11.
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are hunting for delegates, particularly “in Congressional districts where there are an odd number of delegates at stake, creating an opportunity to pick up an extra delegate.”
Josh Gerstein sees tough immigration talk from Clinton as a reason why some Latinos may not support her.
Michelle Obama is different than Bill Clinton in many ways, including that he does, and she doesn’t, take questions from the press, writes Helen Kennedy.
Russell Berman looks at Obama advisor Susan Rice.
Andrew Jacobs finds gay voters here are gauging the candidates on topics other than just gay issues.