With Governor Paterson's sinking poll numbers, many suspect Attorney General Andrew Cuomo will run for governor in 2010. Which means the Attorney General position will be up for grabs. The NY Times counts nine possible candidates—three Republicans and six Democrats. What might hurt Paterson the most is that two of the Democrats are are in his cabinet! Assemblyman Michael Gianaris (D-Queens), who ran against Cuomo in 2006 but dropped out before the primary, is apparently going to throw his hat in the ring again; he tells the Times, "Andrew Cuomo has been one of the best attorneys general in the state’s history, and I was honored to support his election in 2006. That said, whenever he moves on to better things, I would certainly be interested in following in his very large footsteps."