Morning Read: Shooting in Colorado; Huma Hunting For a New Gig; Stringer Gears Up For a Fight

President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney both released statements on the shooting that left 12 people dead in Colorado.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Obama and Romney need to offer specific policies on fighting gun violence in addition to expressing sympathy.

The People magazine puff piece on Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin that sparked rumors of a Weiner comeback was reportedly a “Clinton-crafted effort” designed to help Ms. Abedin find a new gig when she leaves her position aiding Hillary Clinton at the State Department.

New York City’s unemployment rate hit 10 percent last month, matching its recession high.

Manhattan Borough President and likely 2013 mayoral candidate Scott Stringer’s opposition to the Chelsea Market expansion plan is putting him on the opposite side of some powerful business and labor groups. 

A toll-hike for trucks on the New York Thruway is the latest disagreement between Governor Andrew Cuomo and Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli.

DiNapoli has raised just $323,315 for his campaign fund since January, but he said he’s confident about his future prospects.

Mayor Bloomberg said software problems are to blame for delaying the City’s bike-share program.

The New York Post editorial page attacked Councilman Jumaane Williams for his opposition to the NYPD’s controversial stop-and-frisk policy.

Cuomo aides have met with homeowners who will be affected by the Tappan Zee Bridge replacement, but they have warned the new bridge’s neighbors might not have all of their demands met.

Mitt Romney isn’t the first wealthy political candidate who was shy about showing their tax returns.

The Pentagon is taking new steps to fight leaks.

A Democratic Senate candidate in Maine thinks she’s been forgotten by the national party.