The Morning Read: Monday, May 21, 2007

Hillary Clinton’s tenure on the board of directors for Wal-Mart from 1986 to 1992 “gave her an unusual tutorial in the ways of American business,” says the Times.

Clinton will unveil a major health policy today, while John McCain will discuss ethics in government.

Marc Humbert wonders if being a New Yorker will hurt Clinton.

Rudy Giuliani will feel some love from New York’s GOP.

Which the local GOP hopes will help the state Senate stay Republican.

Unmarried women are the “pop demographic” of the 2008 election cycle.

Mike Bloomberg’s nationwide traveling lines up well with the  electoral college.

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jodi Rell took a swipe at the EPA.

“The police cannot shoot crazily or indiscriminately,” a Honduran diplomat in NY said in response to a recent police shooting.

A former transportation economist at the World Bank says that congestion pricing isn’t so hot.

Eliot Spitzer may overhaul the state budget timetable.

Alan Gerson said officials are abusing parking placards.

Bloomberg gave a commencement speech to college grads at Tufts University.

And DJ Kool Herc is protecting hip-hop from gentrification.

The Morning Read: Monday, May 21, 2007