A Late Morning Read: Friday, October 26, 2007

Jason Horowitz spends time with a well-fed international pool of reporters covering Hillary Clinton’s 60th birthday party last night. “My boss probably thought there would be birthday cake,” one Japanese reporter said.

Joe Biden is too candid, or indisciplined, for his own good, reports Steve Kornacki.

Jerome Keel has racing tips and suggests, strongly, that you put your money on Discreet Cat in the Breeders’ Cup.

The Washington Post looks at Rudy Giuliani’s advisors.

The New York Times says Hillary Clinton is a tough manager.

Some information used to support congestion pricing may be a decade old.

Los Angeles is being urged to follow Bloomberg’s lead and look at congestion pricing.

Bloomberg 08 chatter makes its way to Pittsburgh.

Here’s more on Liz’s scoop yesterday about Rep. Mike McNulty’s retirement.

Noach Dear almost drives gay activists into the arms of a Republican.

Brian McLaughlin will have to wait for his trial.

Dennis Gallagher’s lawyer wants the rape charges against his client thrown out.

And a local paper in Queens has an editorial telling Eliot Spitzer to stop prosecuting and start governing.