Ms. Whitman brings business savvy and oodles of money to her campaign to be the GOP nominee.
The Pentagon wants Obama to make his choice soon, but if he's leaning against sending more troops, he might play for time to consider his options.
It reflects an uneasy relationship between the two. And it may lure Andrew Cuomo - and others – to run for the state house in Albany.
Sunday was just a warm-up for a week full of presidential public appearances - everything from Letterman to the United Nations. Some suggest he's making up for lost time.
Bill approved Thursday permits the governor to appoint an interim senator until the special election. Action moves to Senate, where delay is likely.
Forget Republicans. Democrats need to bring together their own centrists concerned about cost as well as liberals who still want a public option.
The state Senate and House are scheduled Thursday to consider a bill allowing the governor to temporarily fill Edward Kennedy's Senate seat.
Republicans say it's too costly. Liberal Democrats complain that it doesn't do enough for the uninsured. But unlike House plans, it wouldn't add to the deficit.