Morning Read: Addabbo Supports, King Cheers, Paterson Meddles

Rep. Peter King: “I think Rick can win, but it’s going to be tougher for him because he is the more conventional candidate.”

Andrew Lanza: “Rick Lazio’s not a born-again Republican, he’s a Republican.”

Cindy Adams doubts Lazio will be governor.

David Paterson drafted a statement that was rejected by the woman accusing his top aide of domestic violence.

Paterson defended DJ after hearing about the domestic violence allegations.

Jeff Klein: “I have to raise money very aggressively.”

A local legislator’s daughter was banned from videotaping an public meeting.

Post Star: “Setting new standards for stupidity, cowardice and ignorance of their surroundings, the governor and state Legislative leaders have gone off the deep end.”

Sen. Chuck Schumer has pledged not to request federal money for special projects on behalf of private defense contractors.”

Rep. Greg Meeks called his critics partisan.

Joe Addabbo, who voted against same-sex marriage, said he’ll vote in support of GENDA.

Paid sick days: “Christine Quinn expressed concerns about the bill when it was first introduced, but declined to take a position on its current iteration.”

Judith Hope is accused of misusing money from the Eleanor Roosevelt Legacy Committee.

The city paid 230 consultants are paid on about $400,000 for a computer system years behind and over budget.

John Liu faults the city’s homeless work.

The city’s unemployment rate fell to 10.2 percent.

Ten percent of city public hospital employees could be laid off, thanks state budget cuts.

Process servers could be required to use GPS technology to verify their work.

Three more women joined the class-action lawsuit against Bloomberg L.P.

Con Ed rates are going up.

Attacks on Rep. Louise Slaughter’s office is front page news.

The Queens Tribune turned 40.

9/11 memorial has a blog.

And pictured above is Bloomberg and UFT President Michael Mulgrew last night.

Morning Read: Addabbo Supports, King Cheers, Paterson Meddles