Meeting with Jason Horowitz, Chuck Schumer kicks his shoes off, puts his feet up and says of the possibility that he might eventually become majority leader, “From my own point of view, my own Chuck Schumer point of view, I want Harry to stay as long as possible."
David Paterson, Michael Bloomberg, and the M.T.A. are making lists of major infrastructure projects they could launch in just a few months–that is, if federal funding comes their way.
Eliot Brown reports on the real estate industry's collective sigh over a Democratic majority in the State Senate.
Chuck Schumer and Hillary Clinton tell Horowitz they have Rahm Emanuel's ear, but at least one political scientist thinks Chicago will come before New York.
"Like my friends and big brother, Barack Obama is part of the Facebook generation," writes Gillian Reagan, looking at who's friended who in the Facebook Administration.