Which was the most fevered lunge for self-promotion? Vote at newsday.com/spincycle.
1. State Sen. Pedro Espada (D-Bronx) saying he suspects political motivation behind a subpoena from Attorney Gen. Andrew Cuomo in a probe of his Bronx health corporation.
2. Florida Gov. Charlie Crist saying he'll fight for "pro-life" legislation if elected to the U.S. Senate - though he didn't challenge abortion rights during his run for governor.
3. Former GOP Rep. Susan Molinari, who lives in Virginia, saying she is considering a run against U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Last week's "winner": Ex-Nassau Executive Thomas Suozzi, while shunning his successor's inauguration, sending out a self-appraising e-mail.