Elsewhere: Reynolds on the 20th, Diaz’s Dollars Per Vote

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Even Tom Reynolds thinks Scott Murphy has won the 20th congressional district.

In case there was ever any doubt, Ruben Diaz Jr. is the new Bronx borough president, but! He spent more money per vote that the Republican in the race.

Benjamin Kabak thinks the new Senate plan for the M.T.A. is full of big problems.

Representative Chris Lee is seeking $3 million in earmarks for the company that bought his family's firm, but he says he has no financial stake in it.

The State Assembly gave three percent raises.

Peter Rivera thinks a tax on jet fuel could raise money for the M.T.A., though it might not be the best industry to tax further.

Barack Obama goes back to Iowa.

Like roughly 80 percent of Americans, Hillary Clinton does not think Dick Cheney is not a reliable source of information.

Female Democratic Senators have Kirsten Gillibrand's back.

Tom DiNapoli announced a ban on Hank Morris-type placement agents. 

Elsewhere: Reynolds on the 20th, Diaz’s Dollars Per Vote