Elsewhere: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Nomination, Bloomberg’s Stimulus Plan

Barack Obama nominated Chuck Schumer’s chief counsel, Preet Bharara, as U.S. attorney in the Southern District of New York
Michael Bloomberg has spent $18.7 million on his campaign, which is a truly remarkable sum.
Ben discovered a little part of Cindy Adams’ column that reported Rudy Giuliani lost Tony Carbonetti, but Carbonetti says he’s not totally ditching Rudy. (via P.W.]
Bloomberg’s committee recommended there be one amusement operator in Coney Island, but that looks like it will be yet another battle over the area.
Sheldon Silver, Jerry Nadler and Dan Squadron are trying to keep the F.D.I.C. downtown.
Paterson announced major investments in solar power, which, he says, will also be a major source of jobs.

Elsewhere: Manhattan U.S. Attorney Nomination, Bloomberg’s Stimulus Plan