Meanwhile, if you're not Idiotaroded out, Steve Witt is having a book reading at Le Caire 189 E. 3rd on Sunday in the East Village at 4 PM. Check that out too. Let the race begin!
Chris Bragg aka Bragg's Bosses: Governor David Paterson (QB), State Sen. Pedro Espada (WR), State Sen. Malcolm Smith (WR), Education Commissioner Joel Klein (RB), Sen Frank Padavan, (TE), State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli (RT) Former Comptroller Bill Thompson (LT), Lt. Governor Richard Ravitch (Center), AG candidate Eric Dinallo (R/L Tackle), Joe Lazar. Council candidate (TB) and Working Families Party (Defense).
Ben Fried aka The Spectacular Neckdown Receptions: Public Advocate Bill De Blasio QB, State Sen. John Sampson (TB), Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (R/LTackle), Council Joel Rivera (WR), DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan (WR), State Sen. Carl Kruger (LT), MTA Chair Jay Walder (TE), Deputy Mayor Ed Skyler (WR), Assemblymember Hakeem Jeffries (Kicker), Council Margaret Chen (Center) and Develop Don’t Destroy Brooklyn (Defense).
Aaron Short aka The Jack Hammers: Speaker Shelly Silver (QB), Rep. Jerrold Nadler (LT), Rep. Nydia Velazquez (WR), State Sen. Eric Schneiderman (FB), State Sen. Eric Adams (TB), State Sen. Tom Duane (TE), Council Leroy Comrie (RT), Rep Ed Towns and Assemblymember Darryl Towns (Center), DEP Commissioner Cas Holloway (WR), Parks Commissioner Adrian Benepe (WR/ Kicker), and Make the Road New York (Defense).
Juliet Linderman aka The Kenneth Brass Knuckles: Senator Chuck Schumer (QB), State Sen. Dan Squadron (WR), Council Steve Levin (Kicker/ Punter), Assemblymember Joseph "The Legislation" Lentol (FB), Council Dan Garodnick (WR), Assemblymember Jonathan Bing (TE), Council Eric Ulrich (TB), Rep. Yvette Clark and Oona Clark (RT), Council Gail Brewer (LT), Council Danny Dromm (TE) and the Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council (Defense).
Reid Pilifant aka The Pillifant Cowboys Former State Senator Joe Bruno (TB), State Sen. Hiram Monserrate (FB), Former Governor Eliot Spitzer (QB), Mayoral Candidate Rev. Billy Thompson (WR), Council Larry Seabrook (LT), Council Miguel Martinez (RT), Assemblymember Anthony Seminiro (TE), Former Council Maria Baez (Center), Former Guiliani advisor Bernie Kerick (Kicker), Clarence Norman Jr. and Clarence Norman Sr. (Center), and the United Homeless Organizations (Defense). Pillifant is expressing in terest in ACORN as his Defense, so we may see a change made Friday.
Erin Durkin aka Walloping Wonks Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (QB), Senate candidate Harold Ford (RB), District Attorney Charles Hynes (RT), Rep. Mike McMahon (LT), Domenic Recchia (FB), Borough President Reuben Diaz Jr. and Sr. (both at WR), HPD Commissioner Rafael Cestero (Center), State Sen. Velmanette Montgomery (Kicker), Council Jumaane Williams (TB), Rep Carolyn Maloney (Kicker/WR), and Rubenstein Associates (Defense).
Committee assignments at City Hall are done and Steve Witt has the lowdown. Be sure to check back tomorrow for links, photos from Brad Lander's installation, more on Vito Lopez's lunch with Harold Ford... and finally an extra special double secret Short List which features local media personalities and every political figure in New York. You can't wait can you? Don't miss it.