Elsewhere: Republican Cars, Bloomberg for Commerce

While State Senate Democrats enjoy the cars that come with majority, Assembly Republicans actually have more cars than any other conference.

A longtime aide to Tom DiNapoli is leaving, to be replaced by a former aide to Malcolm Smith.

On Urban Elephants, Michael Bloomberg is nominated for commerce secretary.

Larry Littlefield thinks Boston’s public transport is at least as screwed up as the M.T.A.

A new blogger at Monroe Rising, Tin Foil Hat, hopes Obama isn’t serious about supporting the Fairness Doctrine.

Marc Ambinder looks back at the Clinton transition and concludes, “Transitions are messy.”

House Republicans turn to Aerosmith.

Elsewhere: Republican Cars, Bloomberg for Commerce