Morning Read: Debate Hunger Strike

Archbishop Timothy Dolan wants to help negotiate a compromise on the Islamic center.

So does David Paterson

A teenage reality show contestant from Queens found the location near Ground Zero for the Islamic center.

The imam behind the project is off on a ten-day State department sponsored trip to the Middle East

A look at changing GOP rhetoric on the issue

The site of the proposed center has become a tourist hot spot.

Peter Skerry says opening the mosque wil facilitate a much-needed debate among Muslims

Luis Sepulveda is challenging Assemblyman Peter Rivera by courting the growing Bangladeshi vote.

Christine Quinn and Melissa Mark Viverito op-ed on community gardens.

John Podesta says Obama’s declining popularity is due to his focusing on passing major legislation.

Jurors in the Blago case were overwhelmed.

One in five Americans think Obama is a Muslim.

The New York president of the Rainbow/PUSH coalition is behind Adam Clayton Powell IV’s campaign for Congress.

Scandal hangs over an Assembly race in eastern Queens.

Eric Dinallo says that if Eric Schneiderman is elected attorney general, he would have to recuse himself from any investigation involving a sitting Senator.

Reshma, Maloney, take note: two Congressional candidates in California are on a hunger strike in an effort to get their opponent to debate them.