In fact, Baker predicted that Cohen would achieve both prominence and celebrity at a rate unexcelled even by his born-to-be-famous predecessor, Harold Ford Jr.
Cohen's apparently well on his way to making Baker a swami. Turn to the Comedy Central channel tonight and watch Cohen match wits with the host of the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert himself. Q.E.D.
District 89 state representative Beverly Marrero, who is one of two Democrats hoping to succeed congressman-elect Steve Cohen as District 30 state senator, got a New Year's Day blessing Monday, when the former senator acknowledged he intended to endorse her candidacy. Marrero's primary opponent is former city attorney Robert Spence.