The Morning Read: Tuesday, May 1, 2007

The feud between Eliot Spitzer and Joe Bruno may kill judicial pay raises.

Bill Hammond gives Spitzer a few pointers.

One Assemblyman is aiming at Spitzer with a bill to cap how much money bundlers can raise.

The Daily News editorial board thinks Malcolm Smith needs “another shot of moxie” for abruptly changing positions yesterday.

Problems with the student loan industry, which Andrew Cuomo is exploring now, may have been spotted in 2001.

Some school employees thought they’d win prizes for getting parents to run for local advisory councils.

The American Lung Association says NYC air is pretty dirty.

NJ Governor Jon Corzine’s entourage is still speeding.

Not everyone on the list of supporters released by Rudy Giuliani’s campaign is backing him.

June Kronholz of the Wall Street Journal wonders about Mike Bloomberg's impact on the presidential race. [subscription]

And Bill Richardson hired the guy who did the 1984-style ad attacking Hillary Clinton.

The Morning Read: Tuesday, May 1, 2007