Morning Read: Bloomberg Vents, Thompson Spends, Vance Loans

Hillary Clinton carved out some turf in Washington.
Kirsten Gillibrand has more money than Carolyn Maloney.
Howard Dean endorsed Gillibrand.
Charles Lemos at MyDD said the endorsement is “well deserved” and that “of all freshman Senators, Senator Gillibrand is working the most visibly on issues dear to the progressive base of the Democratic Party.”
Jennifer Skalka says the endorsement is aimed at liberal supporters who may otherwise back Carolyn Maloney.
Steve Israel is undecided about the health care bill in congress.
Ray Rivera looks at the slow probe of City Council members.
Michael Bloomberg is not happy with the state senate.

Morning Read: Bloomberg Vents, Thompson Spends, Vance Loans