Both Sens. John Flanagan and John DeFrancisco on Monday confirmed what every knew: They are running for majority leader.
The outcome at this point is anyone’s guess, as both men entering the closed-door Republican conference said they believed they had the necessary votes to replace scandal-scarred Majority Leader Dean Skelos.
Flanagan or DeFrancisco?
Here's some background.
Here are two takes - one betting on Flanagan, one betting on DeFrancisco.