The Morning Read: Friday, August 3, 2007

Darren Dopp, a top aide to Eliot Spitzer who was suspended recently, hired a lawyer.

Dopp‘s lawyer hopes to get his client’s job and salary restored.

Another top aide to Spitzer is in limbo, but collecting a paycheck.

An ally of Joe Bruno must hand over documents in an ongoing federal probe.

A bill to curb the use of state aircrafts was introduced.

Eliot Spitzer vetoed a bill that would have mandated more government job training for welfare recipients.

Dennis Gallagher is expected to surrender to police today after being indicted yesterday for rape.

Mike Nieves, an advisor to Joel Rivera, said City Council staffers were searching their computers as part of the ongoing case involving Viola Plummer.

Barack Obama talks about the circumstances in which he'd use nuclear weapons against terror targets in Afghanistan and Pakistan.

And Hillary Clinton is attending the Yearly Kos convention but not meeting in smaller groups with bloggers.

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