Jason Horowitz has a great story over at PolitickerNY.com about New York Democrats warming to Attorney General Andrew Cuomo, who appears very well positioned to challenge Gov. David Paterson in the 2010 Democratic primary.

Here are the key grafs:

Horowitz also has a nice summary of how Cuomo nearly ruined his political career.

Back then, the hyper-ambitious 44-year-old son of Mario Cuomo nearly ruined a promising public career, burnished during a stint as Bill Clinton