The Morning Read: Monday, March 5, 2007

The Daily News says that Barack Obama trumped Hillary Clinton in Selma, while the Times says that they united.

Rudy Giuliani’s son, Andrew, told ABC he has “problems” with his father, but that he still might make a great President.

That’s after Andrew told the Times that his relationship with his father has suffered and that he doesn’t intend to campaign with him.

John Edwards will mail 70,000 campaign videos to people in Iowa.

Hillary’s people “exploded” at Eliot Spitzer for being slow to endorse her, according to Fred Dicker.

In an op-ed piece, Eliot Spitzer said the state’s health care system is in critical condition.

Spitzer is the target of another round of television ads, this one from the state’s major teacher’s union.

Al Sharpton is joining in, too.

Mike Bloomberg defended his education reforms during visits to two black churches yesterday.

In an op-ed piece on Sunday, Richard Brodsky said the legislature is doing well, and said, “We won’t be steamrolled.”

Al D’Amato is lobbying for on-line poker.

Christine Quinn said she’ll march in a gay-friendly parade in Dublin.

A photographer honored by Councilman Hiram Monserrate is awaiting extradition from Colombia for child pornography.

NJ Governor Jon Corzine may have given more financial gifts to his ex-girlfriend, the head of a powerful union, than was disclosed earlier.

And Tom Suozzi hired five former campaign workers a year after announcing a hiring freeze for Nassau County.

— Azi Paybarah

The Morning Read: Monday, March 5, 2007