Morning Read: Weiner Pressured, Vallone Pushes Travel Bill

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Governor Cuomo parades with Fernando Ferrer yesterday. (photo credit: azi paybarah / observer)

Appointments: Cuomo quietly put 11 major donors onto 22-person judicial screening panel. [Ken Lovett / Daily News]

Same-Sex Marriage: Cuomo reportedly told GOP that Dems have 28 votes. [Jacob Gershman / WSJ]

Same-Sex Marriage: 3 Democrats and 5 Republicans will determine the bill’s fate. [Michael Barbaro / New York Times]

2013: Markowitz clears his throat. [Rich Calder / New York Post]

2013: Manhattan backlash; next mayor from outer borough. [Rich Calder / New York Post]

GOP: Ognibene to challenge Ragusa for control of Queens. [Chris Bragg / City Hall News]

Treatment: Weiner aides don’t say where he is or when he’ll return; Cuomo and Schumer don’t call for his resignation. [Ray Hernandez / NY Times]

Pressure: Steny Hoyer said Weiner can’t be effective. [Devlin Barrett and Patrick O'Connor / WSJ]

Punchline: Boehner makes a Weiner joke.

Timing: “This story will start to fade this week, as long there aren’t even more photographs.” [Jamie Dupree / Atlanta Constitution Journal]

Protest: Residents demand Weiner resign, some counter protesters disagree. [Karen Zraick / AP]

Influence: Source says Weiner is afraid what Clinton is telling Huma. [Alison Gendar / Daily News]

Influence: Weiner consults Yoshiyahu Pinto. [Reuben Blau / Daily News]

Locations: Vallone legislation would require future mayors inform City Clerk of their departures from the city. [Michael Barbaro / New York Times]

Investigations: Schneiderman and Biden probe “Wall Street’s bundling” of mortgage loans. [Gretchen Morgenson / New York Times]

Bonuses: Maffei, Arcuri, McMahon and Murphy gave huge bonuses to staff before leaving congress. [Brian Tumulty / Democrat and Chronicle]

Symbolism: Not much practical impact on Cuomo pulling out of federal Safe Communities program, chides head of state Sheriff’s Association. [Joe Spector / Democrat and Chronicle]

Profile: Mark Grisanti is State Senate’s most marginal member. [Tom Precious / Buffalo News]

Albany: Some expect a “mega deal” to close session. [Jimmy Vielkind / Times Union]

Business: Mark Penn expands his portfolio. [Alec Mattinson / PR Week]

And City Hall News launches “City and State First Read,” a morning news aggregation.