The Morning Read: Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Democrats may be near a deal to seat half the delegates from Michigan and Florida.

Tickets to the D.N.C. meeting this Saturday sold out faster than a Hannah Montana concert, literally.

All three presidential candidates made a pledge on Darfur.

John McCain appeared with George W. Bush for merely minutes.

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are campaigning in “different races,” says the L.A. Times.

Andrew Cuomo warned the M.T.A. about giving out the E-ZPass to board members.

Joel Klein spent four hours testifying at a City Council hearing about budget cuts yesterday.

Christine Quinn, who opposes the war in Iraq, thanked military personnel for their service.

David Paterson told lawmakers and labor leaders yesterday the state has no money.

The New York Sun takes issue with Kathy Wylde asking them to cut Paterson “some slack” over his residency in a rent-stabilized apartment.

Jim Gennaro blamed Frank Padavan for the delay in passing foreclosure legislation in Albany.

Lisa Colangelo looks at the city’s new contract with police officers.

Joe Lieberman has an op-ed in the Daily News asking YouTube to take down some videos.

The mayor of Orange, New Jersey plead guilty to one count of attempted extortion and official misconduct.

Helen Kennedy looks at Anthony Weiner and Huma Abedin.

A Long Island man said he gave $150,000 in cash to Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

Former White House press secretrary Scott McClellen wrote a “scathing” book about the administration.

And David Sirota is blogging this morning at The Albany Project.

The Morning Read: Wednesday, May 28, 2008