Elsewhere: Cuomo Steps Aside, Monserrate Seeks a Second Chance

Andrew Cuomo hands off to Judith Kaye.

Danny Hakim notes Cuomo was “facing growing political pressure.”

Ben Smith: “The move allows him to run for Paterson’s office without being accused of going too easy — or too hard — on Paterson for political reasons.”

Cy Vance recuses himself.

Who will replace Adam Nagourney?

David Catalfamo sees Gillibrand’s weakness: Iraq.

AEG loses Paterson.

Mike Schenkler: “Hiram sat in my office last week and asked: ‘Would the paper possibly endorse me?’ “

Monserrate: “I don’t think anyone should have their entire life judged over one mistake.”

More calls to probe Massa.

Zuckerman’s magazine publishes a criticism of Pelosi’s handling of Massa.

Ryan Sager takes on Paterson.

Jonathan Judge, tossed.

And nowadays, don’t wait for the news to finish before you write abou it.

Elsewhere: Cuomo Steps Aside, Monserrate Seeks a Second Chance