The Morning Read: Friday, February 2, 2007

In an apparent snub to hometown candidate Rudy Giuliani, the state GOP has invited John McCain to attend a major Republican Party fund-raiser in New York.

Hillary Clinton said that Iran is a threat to the US and that no option should be taken off the table.

Joshua Green thinks YouTube can save Hillary. [subscription]

You can give even more money to candidates for state office.

In an interview with Jonathan Hicks, Andrew Cuomo said he has the same agenda as Al Sharpton.

Jim Odato goes through Eliot Spitzer’s budget and finds a lot of pork.

Spitzer said he’s concerned about a major housing sale in Brooklyn.

Dennis Rivera wants universal health care coverage nationwide.

Christine Quinn is distancing herself from Bloomberg over school bus cuts.

Jeff Feldman testified against Clarence Norman yesterday.

Marty Markowitz hinted loudly at running for mayor.

And In Yonkers, a Spano toys with a mayoral run.

— Azi Paybarah The Morning Read: Friday, February 2, 2007