Roundup: NY ‘Functionally Bankrupt’ Says Cuomo, Bloomberg Talks to a Lawyer

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Mayor Bloomberg visits Foursquare’s headquarters in advance of “Foursquare Day.” April 14, 2011 (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker)

2012: Charlie Rose hosts Oct. 11 debate. [Keach Hagey]

2012: Pawlenty’s pollster privately acknowledged his boss isn’t that conservative. [Ben Smith]

Writing Obama: Ball sends the president a letter about emergency radios. [Nick Reisman]

Cuomo’s Money: State is “functionally bankrupt.” Unions shouldn’t expect raises. [Joe Spector]

Cuomo’s Critic: A notable one, Blair Horner, departs NYPIRG. [Liz Benjamin]

Bloomberg’s Deposition: “Your reading is good,” the mayor says to an opposing lawyer. [David Chen]

Trump’s Language: “[F]irst major gaffe of his latest fake presidential campaign.” [Steve Kornacki]

Trump’s Language: [R]eminiscent of the Jim Cow,” says former NAACP honcho. [Josh Benson]

Trump’s Language: Makes the headline in the Daily News. [Glenn Blain and Lukas Alpert]

Trump’s Language: Raises eyebrows, to say the least. [Colby Hall]

Trump’s Language: Still shocking. [Roland Martin]

Covering Trump: A reader, named Donald, criticizes my coverage. [Observer]

Turnaround: Tracy Morgan says he’s investigating Trump. [Ben Yakas]

Media: Long format will survive, according to Rolling Stones. [Joe Pompeo]

Pictures: Queens Tribune executive Michael Nussbaum gets into Rory Lancman’s photo. [Flickr]