Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Party, Quinn’s Innocence

Bradley Tusk made a house visit to Fred Newman and Jackie Salit.

The mayor will take any political line he can get.

“The era of post-partisanship has ended—at least it has for Mike Bloomberg,” wrote Richard Lipsky.

John Hopkins picks up on Bloomberg’s potential problem.

Christine Quinn told colleagues there won’t be any indictments in the slush fund scandal.

More details from Bloomberg state of the city speech.

The mayor reacts to a bizarre lawsuit.

Ken Mitchell was endorsed by a man whose former law office is now Mitchell’s campaign office.

Adam Lisberg and Erin Einhorn update their computers to look at Bloomberg’s campaign Web site.

Tom Suozzi discussed layoffs in Nassau, then went on vacation to Disney World.

The stimulus funding only delays N.Y.C.’s financial trouble for another year or two, says Nicole Gelinas.

John Catsimatidis makes a business move in the West Village.

From Mike Daly’s column on the NY Post cartoon: “ ‘Maybe that’s why you have Al Sharpton,’ Al Sharpton said.”

In the comments section a reader presents one explanation of the Bloomberg-Chavez connection.

A YouTube viewer wonders why Bloomberg wasn’t more outraged.

On Room 8, a blogger asks where the 9/11 commemorative license plate is.

Gary Tilzer explains the politics of voter suppression.

Howard Kurtz looks at the financing of The New York Times.

Yonkers finances, getting a little better.

It’s day two of the student protest at N.Y.U..

Footage from inside the protest was streaming live here


And from a debate last night for a City Council seat in Jackson Heights, candidate Eduarrdo Giraldo said he has “nothing against African-Americans.”

Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Party, Quinn’s Innocence