Elsewhere: Ragusa Forgives, Vito Pleads Guilty

Phil Ragusa is not upset with Jay Savino.
Upstate senators, with Malcolm Smith, are asking David Paterson to release all the funds he promised the region.
Kirsten Gillibrand will travel to Suffolk County for the first time Friday and attend a meeting with legislators–two of which have mentioned challenging her in the Democratic primary.
Vito Fossella unexpectedly plead guilty to drunk driving, apparently because he was so affected by the death of Nick Adenhart.
Michael Barbaro says the Bloomberg campaign’s expensive TV ads don’t compare to Bill Thompson’s low-key YouTube videos.
Liz Benjamin thinks the Thompson video is “really pretty mild.”
Jonathan Martin takes note of

Elsewhere: Ragusa Forgives, Vito Pleads Guilty