Hillary Looks More Likely, Lieberman Keeps Leadership Post

Jake Tapper reports that Hillary Clinton’s appointment as secretary of state is almost a sure thing. [ABC]

Marc Ambinder marvels at the Obama team’s strict no-leak protocol, writing, “[I]t has less to do with information getting out about decisions than about information getting out about internal deliberations or arguments.” [Atlantic]

The “Big Three” auto-makers will plead for a bailout in Washington at 3 p.m. [Page]

Joe Lieberman will keep his Homeland Security chairmanship. [Politico]

Michael Bloomberg just loved his time with the Obama people in Washington yesterday. [Post]

Steve Malanga is highly critical of Paterson and other governors for asking Washington to let them spend money, and then asking to be bailed out. [WSJ]

Assemblyman Joe Lentol is reportedly trying to keep Williamsburg’s state park open all winter. [Brooklyn 11211]

It’s hard to find Eric Massa among new members of Congress.  [Fighting 29th]
 

Hillary Looks More Likely, Lieberman Keeps Leadership Post