The Morning Read: Thursday, May 10, 2007

MikeBloomberg.com is looking like a campaign website again.

Eliot Spitzer notified supporters he’s endorsing Hillary Clinton for President, and then asked them for campaign contributions.

Add Assemblyman Michael Benjamin to the small list of local elected Democrats not endorsing Clinton.

Rudy Giuliani earned more money giving speeches last year than President Clinton did.

He also defended his pro-choice stance.

Anti-war television ads hit upstate Reps. Randy Kuhl and James Walsh.

Joe Bruno and Sheldon Silver want to reconsider the hospital closing plan approved last year.

Spitzer spoke to the state Democratic Party yesterday.

The affidavit new Council members are supposed to sign proving they meet eligibility requirements to hold office is actually voluntary.

Councilman Eric Gioia will try living on $28 for the week as part of a nationwide push to increase subsidies for food stamp recipients.

Rupert Murdoch’s media empire will go carbon neutral by 2010.

MySpace.com, which is owned by Murdoch, will host town hall meetings with presidential candidates [subscription].

And the heads of Myspace, Youtube and Facebook are also regulators of political speech.

The Morning Read: Thursday, May 10, 2007