The Morning Read: Thursday, November 8, 2007

Darren Dopp filed legal papers to prevent Republicans from subpoenaing his emails.

Federal prosecutors may ask a grand jury to indict Bernie Kerik.

There may be a second round in the fight between Eliot Spitzer and 1199.

New York’s Democratic congress members think Spitzer’s driver’s license plan may hurt them politically, reports Raymond Hernandez, who also writes, “The reaction among some Democrats underscores how Mr. Spitzer, who just a year ago was viewed as a rising star nationally, has become isolated within his own party.”

Peter King plans to introduce a bill stopping Spitzer and others from giving driver’s licenses to illegal aliens.

The driver’s license issue was an important one in local races on Long Island, reports Dan Janison.

Violent criminals may get new parole hearings thanks to a deal being negotiated with the Spitzer administration.

Bloomberg doesn’t like the idea of having Election Day be a holiday.

Republican Andrew Lanza said that Democrat Domenic Recchia acted as a double agent, passing along to the G.O.P. vital information about a Democrat running in a local race.

On Andrew Cuomo’s subpoena of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, Randall Forsyth of Baron’s writes, “That the inevitable inquisition in the mortgage industry has started should come as no surprise.”

Joel Klein of Time has a piece entitled “What Hillary Stands For.”

Barack Obama said the difference between him and Hillary Clinton is, in part, “generational.

If immigration doesn’t work, Republicans can use Charlie Rangel as a wedge issue, writes Donald Lambro of the Washington Times.

On Pat Robertson’s endorsement of Rudy Giuliani, Gail Collins asks, “Is there something in the Bible about smiting down federal bureaucrats?”

And the most benign thing anyone’s written about Eliot Spitzer in a while appeared today… on Page Six.