A new Nor’easter might hit the East Coast next week.

Bloomberg Businessweek’s cover story: “It’s Global Warming, Stupid.”

Will Mayor Bloomberg’s endorsement of President Obama jump-start the climate change debate?

Dan Janison calls Bloomberg’s endorsement “superfluous” and “at most, marginally relevant.”

Bill McKibben disagrees: “The president will be swept into office in part because people expect him to do something about climate change. Let’s see if he builds the Keystone pipeline now.”

Former Gov. George Pataki disagrees with Bloomberg’s endorsement, but isn’t surprised. “(Bloomberg) is a liberal, and he’s never made any bones about it.”

Bloomberg’s PAC won’t be contributing to Obama’s campaign.

Most of Manhattan is expected to have power by Saturday. But some in the outer boroughs and Westchester will have to wait another week – or more.

In NYC, 174 public school buildings are not operational at the moment. (Most – 130 – don’t have power). Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott says most will be ready to reopen Monday.

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he won’t be surprised if the death toll from Sandy rises as clean up continues. (The number of storm-related deaths in NYC is now up to 38).

Welcome to the (upside-down, thanks to Sandy) world, baby Ulrich! NYC Councilman/state Senate candidate Eric Ulrich’s first daughter, Lily, was born at 7:42 p.m. yesterday and weighs 7 lbs, 10 oz. Lily and her mom, Yadira, are “doing great.”

The Economist reluctantly endorsed “the devil we know.” (AKA: Obama).

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor stumped for votes for Rep. Nan Hayworth in the Hasidic community of Kiryas Joel.

Rep. Chris Gibson was included on an NRCC list of endangered incumbents in need of last-minute campaign cash.

The US Chamber of Commerce is spending a lot of “dark” money in five New York house races.

The New York Road Runners chief is defending the decision to hold the NYC marathon Sunday in spite of Sandy.

Onondaga County GOP Chairman Tom Dadey is accusing Dan Maffei of being too “chicken” to participate in YNN”s NY-24 debate tonight.

Dutchess County GOP leaders are warning Republicans that a vote for Neil Di Carlo on the Conservative line could tip the state Senate into Democratic hands.

Obama and Mitt Romney are back at it.

The Boss gave a shout-out to his megafan, NJ Gov. Chris Christie, during a concert in Rochester.