The Morning Read: November 8, 2006

” Well, she can’t say she’s focused on 2006 anymore,” writes Newsday’s Glenn Thrush of Hillary Clinton.

Democrats win the House but the Senate is undecided. Hello, recount.

Chuck Schumer is hailed for his efforts to take over the Senate.

Overall, last night’s gains by Democrats nationwide were a loud message for the president.

And governor-elect Eliot Spitzer’s job now, according to Fred Dicker, is a “war” with the Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno.

Jacob Gershman looks at some of Spitzer’s likely legislative actions in his first 100 days.

Winning doesn’t end the speculation about Alan Hevesi being replaced.

In fact, Bill Hammond has the script for how it should happen. Literally, a script.

Long Island Republican Peter King held off a challenge by Dave Mejias.

Vito Fossella also made it.

NY1 News has unofficial election results for the local statewide, Assembly, state Senate and other races.

A statewide look at New York’s congressional races is here.

Here are national election results for all the House and Senate and gubernatorial races.

Official election results will be posted here in a couple of days.

— Azi Paybarah

The Morning Read: November 8, 2006