Judi Nathan Must Be ThrilledFormer Giuliani spokeswoman Cristyne Lategano-Nicholas is back at his side for his presidential run. Unable to pick just one, Barbra Streisand donated money to Clinton, Obama, and Edwards. David Letterman asked Rosie O’Donnell and Donald Trump to appear in a Super Bowl spot with him, but they declined. Scarlett Johansson hooked up with Justin Timberlake — and won a $50k condo lease — while in Miami for the game. And also during the big game, Bud Light may have “borrowed” inspiration from a sketch-comedy troupe and Sierra Mist for two of its commercials. Lehman Brothers CEO Richard Fuld bought a $21 million fixer-upper on Park Avenue, which only requires $10 million more to fix it up.
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For Tom Reynolds, All Politics Ain’t LocalAh, Tom Reynolds. The upstate Republican is running the Republicans’ seemingly set-for-disaster House campaign effort — at least when he’s not fending off charges he helped cover up Mark Foley’s nontraditional page-mentorship program. Still, he’s feeling confident. “The old saying still rings true: Voters may hate Congress, but they like their local representative,” he said yesterday in Washington. He didn’t note — as Early and Often does — that he’s also down by thirteen points in his own reelection drive. E&O has the full quote and the full perspective.
Reynolds Clings to Apathetic Voting Patterns [Early and Often]