Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion by a power player? Vote at newsday.com/spincycle.
1. Sen. Charles Schumer seeking to keep rental companies from offering cars that are under safety recall.
3. Paul's political director Jesse Benton saying, "I hadn't heard of YAF doing anything in years. I thought they were defunct."
Last week's "winner": Rep. Charles Rangeloffering constituents tax advice.