Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Allies, Serrano’s Threat, I.N.D.’s Turmoil

Representative Jose Serrano is now considering a run against Kirsten Gillibrand.
Rich Democrats will endorse Michael Bloomberg.
His rivals are trying, still, to make an issue of his campaign spending.
Bloomberg will give Republican Anthony Como a $172,311-a-year job, which may have been part of a political deal.
At Bloomberg’s secret meeting, the group wondered how to get people to keep making charitable donations.
Bloomberg said “You could close [schools] for a month and there would still be no guarantee you would stop” the flu.
Bill Thompson said it’s “deeply troubling” how parents are left out of the city’s education decisions.

Morning Read: Bloomberg’s Allies, Serrano’s Threat, I.N.D.’s Turmoil