Mid-Morning Read: Thanksgiving Edition

Some of David Paterson’s aides think Andrew Cuomo is hyping himself as a Senate replacement for Hillary Clinton, which they don't consider helpful.

Gail Collins is thankful she gets to speculate about who’ll get that seat.

JP on Room8 makes the case for Tom Suozzi to be senator.

A Queens newspaper sides with the mayor and says the $400 rebates checks will have to wait.

Nancy Pelosi said an investigation into Charlie Rangel should conclude by early next year, but offered no words of support for him.

Despite all the Clinton-era appointees, Obama said his message of “change” is still intact.

Gotham Schools remembers a weird holiday tradition.

Erie County legislators kill a tax increase

The Post-Standard editorial board asks if legislators live on our planet.

David Paterson will spend his Thanksgiving in Albany, where the governor's mansion has a chef on staff.

Tom DiNapoli urges state workers to be thankful (and not fraudulent) with the credit cards.

Andrew Cuomo is making Lil' Wayne refund tickets to a canceled Rochester show.

S.U.N.Y. tuition is going up, but there's no legislative agreement on how to spend the money.

There’s a lot of extra security.


There's been another racially motivated incident in Suffolk County.

Here’s the judge’s decision that made Carl Heastie the Bronx Democratic County Leader.

Here’s a breakdown of the school seats that Queens won’t be getting.

Marty Markowitz wants to control his own budget.

Four candidates are running for Joe Addabbo’s old City Council seat.

For Hiram Monserrate’s old City Council seat, it’s Francisco Moya versus Monserrate’s chief of staff, Julissa Ferreras .

Michael Bloomberg will give out a media award next month.

And here's a futuristic way to bring family together.

Happy Thanksgiving.

Mid-Morning Read: Thanksgiving Edition