Marathon plan marches on, as recovery efforts crawl forward

Briefing: Thompson. (via Thompson's twitter stream)
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Hurricane Sandy

Power is coming back on in Manhattan. [@trudatnyc]

Nearly half of the 41 people killed by the storm were on Staten Island. [John Del Signore]

Despite the push-back, the marathon is set for Sunday. [Ken Belson]

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It's not clear how runners will get to the starting line. [AP]

Boycott the marathon's sponsors, said the borough president of Staten Island. [Colin Campbell]

Just 72 hours before election day. [Victoria Cavaliere]

The map that "predicted" the flooding. [Andrea Bernstein]

Photos of Manhattan, at night. [Garth Johnston]

2012

President Obama is up three in a new CNN poll. [CNN]

Joe Biden does the top ten list tonight on Letterman. [The Late Show]

Congress

How to get an absentee ballot. [Celeste Katz]

In NY-24, Democratic challenger Dan Maffei wants the voting machines impounded. [Liz Benjamin]

Obama records a television ad for Connecticut Senate candidate Chris Murphy. [Alexander Burns]

Albany

One outlet thinks MTA chairman Joe Lhota is a loser this week. [City and State NY]

2013 / City Hall

Publisher and Democrat-turned-Republican mayoral candidate Tom Allon took a short at his rivals. [Twitter]

Former comptroller Bill Thompson is delivering food to hurricane victims. [@BillThompsonNYC]