Morning Read: Dad Pitches Cuomo 2016; Debating Last Weekend’s Violence; Romney’s Dollars

Mario Cuomo has been privately pitching his son’s presidential prospects.

Adriano Espaillat is expected to concede his race to Charlie Rangel and announce plans to run for reelection.

The 2013 mayoral candidates are warily increasing their social media presence after watching Anthony Weiner implode.

Tom Allon said he’s leaning towards supporting Barack Obama.

Ann Marie Buerkle delivered the weekly Republican address and criticized Obamacare.

Senate Republicans quietly doled out last minute cash to their districts.

Bill de Blasio is continuing to rate city’s the worst landlords.

Cuomo is not open to revisiting his executive order creating a health insurance exchange.

Staten Island’s Council delegation has been bringing home the bacon for projects in the borough.

Ray Kelly vowed to continue the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk policy after a violent weekend.

While the Daily News said opponents of the tactic are playing a “deadly numbers game.”

The New York Post blamed those opponents and drug law reform for the spike in shootings.

Mayor Bloomberg’s spokesman said July 4th weekends have been historically violent.

In the Bronx, there’s an interesting marriage between a D.A. that arrests kids and a judge who sets them free.

In some parts of Brooklyn, gentrification does not exist yet.

Mitt Romney’s weekend fundraising circuit in the Hamptons raised $4 million.

His campaign and the RNC now have $160 million on hand.

President Obama is preparing for a showdown with House Republicans over tax cuts.

POLITICO profiled Romney’s minimalist ad men.

Planned Parenthood said their ads against Romney are having an impact.

Communications for Obama and Romney are shifting towards rapid-response representatives.