Elsewhere: $41 Billion for New York, Obama’s Nonbelievers, Maloney Mulls a Challenge

According to one calculation, New York is getting $41 billion from the stimulus bill.

Carolyn Maloney says she is open to mounting a primary challenge against Kirsten Gillibrand.

Forum News describes a warm scene at Joe Addabbo’s local swearing-in.

A guardian program for seniors will probably be shut down because of budget cuts.

Gary Ackerman is very angry! At the S.E.C.

The Municipal Arts Society notes that the New York Times editorial on Coney Island favored its design over the city’s.

An architecture blog flags a competition to redesign the Bronx Grand Concourse.

Barack Obama again acknowledged nonbelievers in a speech today, and Andrew Sullivan is delighted.

Kirsten Gillibrand read at the same prayer breakfast.

Ruth Bader Ginsberg underwent surgery for pancreatic cancer.

Harry Reid says he’s pretty sure he’s got the votes to pass the stimulus.

Marc Ambinder has a list of candidates who might become H.H.S. nominee.

The journalist that jumped the rope at Obama’s bill signing reports for Jewish World Review, a conservative web site.

Racoons breached the White House perimeter.

Photo from Simcha Felder’s flickr page.

Elsewhere: $41 Billion for New York, Obama’s Nonbelievers, Maloney Mulls a Challenge