The Morning Read: Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Bill Clinton will campaign for his wife in Colonie on Monday.

Barack Obama writes a piece in the Miami Herald saying that American’s goal should be a freer Cuba.

Hillary Clinton and John McCain courted the veteran vote.

The federal government may enforce stricter rules which could prevent Eliot Spitzer from extending health care coverage here.

A source close to the Albany District Attorney says their investigation into Spitzer found no criminal conduct.

Rich Baum hired a lawyer who once helped Bill Clinton.

The state Inspector General defended her investigation into Eliot Spitzer during an interview with the New York Times.

Spitzer wants disaster relief money for the parts of New York City damaged by the storm recently.

Supporters of the city’s first Arabic-themed public school rallied yesterday.

And The New Republic looks at Mitt Romney’s “flimsy Iowa victory” [subscription].