Elsewhere: Bruno's Goodbye, Obama on Gore

On the day he retires, Joe Bruno unveiled $6 million for the city of Troy.

Barack Obama said he admires Al Gore’s environmental goals, but didn’t quite commit to going for them.

The New York Times calls the agreement reached today between the U.S. and Iraq as “a tacit admission that the United States’ military presence in Iraq is not endless”

Marc Ambinder has some ideas about what the Obama camp wants out of the trip overseas.

For the first time, Dean Skelos will be one of the “three men in a room” when he meets with David Paterson and Sheldon Silver next week.

Today, Skelos had to reassure his constituents after the C.E.O. of a major employer near Saratoga Springs closed down.

A group opposing the redevelopment of Willets Point claims to have owners of more than 50 percent of the land on their side.

John McCain is still pushing for that gas-tax holiday.

With all its financial problems, the M.T.A. has decided to start getting real tough on fare evasion.

Sheepshead Bites is looking for contributors.

WNYC has praise for Bill de Blasio’s hotline for low-income tenants.

David Caruso describes the tunnel being dug to connect Penn Station to Grand Central as “a marvel.”

And Kornacki compares Pat Leahy’s star-turn in The Dark Knight — a movie that Choire Sicha really, really liked — to Nancy Reagan’s memorable appearance on Diff’rent Strokes.

Elsewhere: Bruno's Goodbye, Obama on Gore