Morning Read, Upstate: Senate Goes Late, Cuomo Outraises Paterson

Cindy Adams floats the idea of Kerry Kennedy for lieutenant governor … in 2010. It would have interesting implications for her ex-husband, Andrew Cuomo.
Cuomo outraised Paterson by nearly $3 million and has almost twice as much cash on hand.
“The king is dead, long live the king,” a “prominent democratic consultant” told Fred Dicker.
State Senator Hiram Monserrate asked to get his $12,500 stipend back.
The State Senate’s scheduled session was delayed for many hours as officials wrangled.
School governance legislation was stalled in the dysfunction.
Democratic senators have proposed amendments to a bill favored by Michael Bloomberg, but they haven’t gotten a warm reception.

Morning Read, Upstate: Senate Goes Late, Cuomo Outraises Paterson