In the Observer: Axelrod on the U.E.S., Wealthy Wives of Candidates

Jason Horowitz attends an Upper East side gathering of donors–some of them Clinton supporters–with David Axelrod, the Obama campaign’s chief strategist.

Steve Kornacki notes that Bill Clinton, like Obama, emerged as the Democratic nominee after a damaging primary campaign.

Joe Conason compares Cindy McCain’s refusal to disclose her tax returns and the fuss made over Teresa Heinz Kerry’s finances.

Tom Acitelli puts Michael Bloomberg in the number-two slot on a list of the 100 most powerful people in New York real estate.

In the Observer: Axelrod on the U.E.S., Wealthy Wives of Candidates