Where’s Malcolm?

ALBANY Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith was scheduled to speak at two events this afternoon, but missed both. Sign Up

ALBANY Senate Majority Leader Malcolm Smith was scheduled to speak at two events this afternoon, but missed both.

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"He's in negotiations," said Travis Proulx, a spokesman.

Exactly where he's negotiating not clear. A gaggle of reporters, include including myself, just spent some time traipsing around the Capitol in search of Smith, but couldn't find him.

Here's a photo of one of the skipped events: former state senator Serf Maltese speaking at a commemoration of the victims of the fire at the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory (his grandmother and two aunts were among the 146 victims).

UPDATE: I assure you that I love gerunds as much as I love all of you. Sometimes I'm just in a hurry.

Where’s Malcolm?