The Morning Read: Monday, January 8, 2007

Picking a new comptroller is dividing Democrats in Albany.

Foreign policy questions are dividing Democrats who are running for president.

Chuck Schumer thinks domestic issues will drive the agenda in 2008.

Arnold Schwarzenegger wants Mike Michael Bloomberg to run.

Charlie Rangel encouraged Barack Obama to run.

Christine Quinn is apparently gearing up for a mayoral run by bringing aboard Hilary Keller, a key fundraiser for Eliot Spitzer.

And Bloomberg told the Financial Times “those who worked their way up the legislative branch of government have absolutely no skills to do the job” of mayor.

– Azi Paybarah