Accidential Governors, New Primary Contests

Steve Kornacki looks at how well things have gone for some other recent accidental governors. [Observer

Kornacki also looks at how some of what the Clinton campaign is saying about Pennsylvania is not really correct, and some of it is just wrong. [Observer

Despite opposition, the Florida Democratic Party is pushing ahead with a plan for a mail-in primary. [Wash Post]

Michigan is considering a state-run, but party-funded new primary. [Detroit Free Press

This might be the best musical Hillary Clinton YouTube yet. [Ben]

David Paterson once protested eminent domain. [Atlantic Yards Report]

Christine Quinn is going to Paterson’s inauguration (“since I’m not marching in a parade I have a lot of time on Monday,” she said.) [City Hall Insider]

Dan Jacoby says according to his sources it is Representative Steve Israel who put recent Democrat Christopher Bodkin up to running against Jimmy Dahroug in the Long Island Senate race for Caesar Trunzo’s seat. [Daily Gotham

According to a new WSJ/NBC poll, “By a 13-point margin, 50% to 37%, registered voters say they would prefer a Democrat to be elected president. When asked to choose specifically between Arizona Sen. McCain and either Democrat, the results in each case are a statistical tie.” [WSJ

 

Keith Olbermann rants against Clinton. [Spin Cycle]

 

 

Accidential Governors, New Primary Contests