Lamont Blogs, McCain’s Health, Foley Will Run

Joe Bruno attended an Independence Party fund-raiser near Rochester last night. [Democrat & Chronicle]

Ned Lamont blogs about Barack Obama replacing Ted Kennedy as Wesleyan’s graduation speaker. [Huffpo]

Possible mayoral contender John Catsimatidis has eliminated the affordable housing component of his downtown Brooklyn development. [Brooklyn Paper

Danny Hakim considers the unlikely alliance of Bruno and David Paterson. [N.Y. Times]

Brian Foley wants to run to unseat State Senator Caesar Trunzo, so if Jimmy Dahroug stays in the race, there will be a Democratic primary. [Newsday]

Greg Sargent reports that Obama will visit New Mexico, Nevada and Colorado next week, and quotes a Hillraiser about the “risk” that the big Clinton money people won’t be behind him if she’s not invited to be on the ticket. [TPM, TPM

Obama picks up two more Edwards delegates. [PolitickerNH] Michael Crowley is skeptical of all this Obama-Clinton ticket talk.[The Stump]

Neighbors aren’t thrilled with the Department of City Planning vision for rezoning Victorian neighborhoods in Brooklyn. [Brownstoner

Hakeem Jeffries wants an Assembly hearing on Atlantic Yards. [Atlantic Yards Report]

The AP reviews eight years of John McCain’s medical records, says he seems OK. [AP]

John Heilman reports that someone close to Bloomberg feels that McCain is thinking about the mayor as a possible a V.P. candidate. [New York

McCain repudiates another minister. [Spin Cycle

Nicole Gelinas thinks it’s more ethical for McCain to leave Bobby Jindal in Lousiana. [City Journal]

The Hudson has more raw sewage than most people would be comfortable with. [The Nature of Things]



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