Azi looks at David Paterson’s speech on the state’s fiscal crisis, noting that is was “dramatic,” but not a huge surprise to anyone in Albany.
Jason Horowitz tracks the Chuck Schumer diaspora, which includes Anthony Weiner, Howard Wolfson and others. “It’s kind of the boot camp of politics,” Hillary Clinton tells him.
Also, Horowitz reports that Clinton is about to get back out there with a number of appearances for Barack Obama.
Josh Benson (!) and Felix Gillette consider John McCain’s struggle to adapt to a race that has another media darling in it. “I do think McCain is probably surprised by this,” says Representative Peter King.