In the Observer: The Cheney Option, Remembering Russert

Jason Horowitz reports that the Obama campaign is giving Democrats what they haven’t had in years–a bully. “It feels great,” says one operative.

Steve Kornacki wonders if Obama should pick a running mate who will never be president–similar to the arrangement between George W. Bush and Dick Cheney.

Felix Gillette reports from Tim Russert’s wake in Washington.

Eliot Brown writes that Michael Bloomberg is quietly pushing the State Legislature to change the way tax breaks for commercial real estate are doled out. In the Observer: The Cheney Option, Remembering Russert