Morning Read: Crowley's Residency, Weprin's Candidacy

lopez weprins222 Morning Read: Crowley's Residency, Weprin's Candidacy

Brooklyn Democratic County Leader Vito Lopez speaks as Mark and David Weprin look on. (photo credit: azi paybarah / observer)

Crowley: The Queens / Bronx congressman and head of the Queens County Democratic Organization has a home in VA; wife lives there; kids go to school there; has VA license plates. [Carl Campanile / NY Post]

NY9: Weprin lives a few blocks outside the district. [Erin Einhorn / Daily News]

NY9: Weprin said he’s interested in running for comptroller if that seat is vacant in 2013. [Michael Saul / WSJ]

NY9: Gatemouth takes a bow; thinks Turner is strong enough to spoil Reyes longshot bit. [Room 8]

NY9: Brooklyn GOP lobbying for Turner; Queens resisting. [Grace Rauh / NY1]

NY9: “party loyalty” key asset for Weprin. [David Seifman / NY Post]

NY9: Editors say Cuomo “conspired with Crowley & Co. to make matters worse” in terms of ballot access and the special election. [New York Post]

NY9:  Socialist Workers Party candidate isChristopher Hoeppner. [Gail Robinson / Gotham Gazette]

NY9: Experts say Weprin is a sure bet; Darren Bloch quoted. [Audrey Gertz / Washington Times]

NY9: Weprin may survive redistricting; Greenfield’s Twitter quoted. [Tara MacIsaac / Epoch Times]

Wedding: “The mayor and John,” Mr. Mintz recalled, “popped the question.” [Michael Barbaro / New York Times]

Layoffs: 321 pink slips to state workers. [Joe Spector / Democrat and Chronicle]

Layoffs: Most went to members of PEF/ [Glenn Blain / Daily News]

Pork: Council members give money to schools where their kids attend, or family works. [Erin Einhorn and Reuven Blau / Daily News]

DSK: Morgenthau’s support of Vance is crucial. [Tamer el-Ghobashy / WSJ]

Ticket Fixing: Cops writing fewer tickets now. [Bob Kapstatter / Daily News]