Stengel on the Assembly, Obama Includes Gay Bishop

By the way, writes Andrew Stengel, the State Assembly isn't exactly reform-ish either. [ReformNY]

New Representative Dan Maffei makes a plea for federal dollars in an op-ed. [D&C]

Tax breaks for the film industry might actually pay off in Queens. Crappy wishes there had been a little more of that. [QC]

Joe Biden wears his leathers in Iraq. [Reuters]

Gene Robinson, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, will give an invocation at an inaugural event. This may have something to do with Rick Warren. [AP]

George W. Bush sounds ready to go. [PW] Stengel on the Assembly, Obama Includes Gay Bishop