The Revenge of C.B. 4, Identifying Senate Candidate #5

Community Board 4 of the Bronx is waging a war of letters against Adolfo Carrion’s future with the Obama administration. [WBN]

Gennaro-Padavan: still not over! [Liz]

Pedro Espada says that Malcolm Smith blew it. [Cap Conf]

Buffalo Pundit thinks State Senator Bill Stachowski has never seen this much attention from the press. [BP]

Assemblyman Richard Brodsky announced he’s expanding his inquiry into tax breaks the city is giving Yankee Stadium. [AYR]

Atlantic Yards turns five years old. [NLG]

Steve Benen is already tired of hearing this: “Obama isn’t accused of anything. But the fact that Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, a fellow Democrat, has been charged with trying to sell Obama’s now-vacant Senate post gives political opponents an opening to try to link him to the scandal.” [Wash Monthly]

Obama announced he wants Blagojevich to resign. [AP]

Brian Ross reports that Jesse Jackson Jr. is “Senate Candidate 5,” with whom Blagojevich felt he might be able to “cut a deal.” [ABC]

Sicha channels Mamet on Blago. [Choire]

The Revenge of C.B. 4, Identifying Senate Candidate #5