Morning Read: Cuomo Helps Obama, Bob Turner Admits to Pandering

Mayor Bloomberg shows off a couple of mugs during a Ladders For Leaders party held at Gracie Mansion on Wednesday. (photo credit: Yoni Levy / CelebrityMagnet.com)

2012: Cuomo attends Obama fund-raiser; Wintour, Weinstein, Fallon and Pharrell Williams there too. [Christina Boyle / Daily News]

2012: Negative approval rating in Q poll. [Geoff Earle / NY Post]

NY-9: “[B]latant pandering,” Turner admits. [Alex Katz and Alison Gendar / Daily News]

NY-9: Turner’s ad “shows footage of the World Trade Center burning.” [Carl Campanile / NY Post]

City Budget: Vallone and others criticize Bloomberg for sneaking $22.5 million into budget without telling lawmakers, public. [Michael Saul / WSJ]

Remembering Carey: Mario, Rudy, Spitzer, Koch, Bloomberg, Rangel, King, Dinkins, among the attendees. [James Barron / New York Times]

Texas: Pataki’s son may run for state legislative seat there. [Erik Kriss / NY Post]

Morning Read: Cuomo Helps Obama, Bob Turner Admits to Pandering