In the Observer: Gore, Paterson, Schick

Jason Horowitz considers the role that “liberal supernova” Al Gore might have in the Democratic nomination contest.

Azi explains why David Paterson’s pattern of revealing personal information “has not been a productive routine.”

Publishers have been calling Michelle Obama about potential book deals, reports Leon Neyfakh.

Eliot Brown profiles Avi Schick, the acting C.E.O. of the Empire State Development Corporation.

In the Observer: Gore, Paterson, Schick