Elsewhere: The Victory of Inside Baseball Over Common Sense

Last night Cathie Black made a surprise appearance on “The Apprentice.”

At least three people on the panel advising education commissioner David Steiner on the Black waiver worked for the Dept of Education with Joel Klein.

Several NY members of Congress have more liabilities than assets, according to the Center for Responsive Politics.

Is Chris Christie the Republican that Democrats fear the most going into 2012?

New York City has started taking advantage of a little-known federal loophole that lets foreigners cut the line for permanent visas into the country in exchange for money infused into local development projects, Chris Bragg reports.

William Galston calls Nancy Pelosi’s victory as Democratic leader in the House “the victory of inside baseball over common sense.”

A run-down of other members of Congress who have been censured.

What if Barack Obama, George Bush and Sarah Palin took a crack at the Gettysburg Address.

Steve Israel will lead the DCCC.

George Phillips conceded.

The state Senate Democrats are preparing for a hand recount in one if not two races.

Eric Adams did a neighborhood walk-through.

Nancy Pelosi doesn’t cry.

The ethics trial for Maxine Waters has been postponed.

Tim Bishop trails by an excruciatingly small 30 votes. Elsewhere: The Victory of Inside Baseball Over Common Sense