The Morning Read: Thursday, December 7, 2006

Can the Democratic peace in New York last?

Hillary Clinton would have a hard time getting elected president, according to Jon Corzine.

Hillary skipped the congressional breakfast with Eliot Spitzer to meet with a Senator from Iowa.

Rudy Giuliani said that leaving Iraq, which the Iraq Study Group recommended, would be a terrible mistake.

George Pataki has a different take.

Giuliani also said that he’s not thinking of a rematch against Hillary.

Dick Morris talked up Mike Bloomberg‘s presidential chances to the American Spectator.

Aides in Eliot Spitzer’s AG office are looking to work on Wall Street.

The list of $52 million of in Assembly pork projects is the tip of the iceberg, or rather, “a single door in a darkened mansion.”

Spitzer may name Patrick Foye to head the state’s economic development agency.

Plans to build some Bronx schools on a contaminated site have been withdrawn.

Some rooftops near Ground Zero are declared clear of human remains.

Nick Spano, who lost his state senate re-election bid, may be nominated by Pataki for a state job.

An aide to former president Carter trashed his new book.

And John Edwards needs money.

— Azi Paybarah The Morning Read: Thursday, December 7, 2006