ALEC BALDWIN was rushed and soaked with sweat as he entered the Upper West Side home of a photographer for a portrait shoot and an interview. He closed himself in a tiny air-conditioned office, decided not to be photographed on account of the heat and made a long phone call. The words " Democratic Party" and "$600,000" floated out.
The next morning he would receive his seventh Emmy nomination, his second as lead actor in a comedy for his role as crazed mercenary network honcho Jack Donaghy on the NBC comedy " 30 Rock."
"I'm not an awards-driven person in anything. Anytime you do get caught up in that, you usually end up getting whacked." We were then nearly knee-to-knee in his newly commandeered headquarters. "I'd like the show to win an Emmy," he went on. "Individually, I couldn't care less."