The Morning Read: Friday, September 7, 2007

Andrew Cuomo, whose report on the Bruno affair found no criminal wrongdoing committed by the governor’s staff, told Capital News 9 that “if you have subpoena power, you might find other facts,” which “may lead you to another conclusion.”

Although Kristine Hamann said she agreed with Cuomo’s report, she said yesterday she was unaware that Cuomo was unable to interview key members of Eliot Spitzer’s staff.

Hamann said she didn’t produce a report about her investigation into the governor’s office because of the current political climate.

The Republican in charge of the hearing yesterday said Hamann told him she never interviewed anyone in the governor’s office.

Roger Stone’s job in Florida is intact.

According to a new poll, Americans think Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani are the least religious candidates.

Barack Obama is “allergic to cheap applause,” said David Axelrod.

Bill Richardson wrote a column saying he’ll scrap the No Child Left Behind law.

Norman Hsu was arrested in a Denver hospital after becoming ill on an Amtrak train.

The Washington Post retraces Hsu’s political roots.

Demolition of the former Deutsche Bank building may be stalled.

WABC-TV won’t air the reading of the names during the 9/11 commemoration ceremony.

Osama bin Laden may have a new video.

A trolley bus that was supposed to attract tourism to Brooklyn is being used by locals instead.

Juan Gonzalez writes of the taxi situation, “Bloomberg even pulled some imaginary numbers out of thin air to emphasize how big of a failure the strike was.”

“But both Giuliani and Obama are looking for new votes in the wrong places,” says Peter Keating [subscription]

Hamann left major questions about her investigation unanswered, according to the New York Sun editorial board.

And the Hillary Clinton nutcracker is on sale for $19.95.