Morning Read: Approaching a Shutdown

Pedro Espada and Ruben Diaz backed off their threats to shut down the government late yesterday.

The T.U. wonders if it will still happen.

The Times says we’re getting closer

A lot of construction projects are delayed because of the stalemate.

The Post says Cy Vance wants jail time for John Haggerty.

Ruben Diaz Jr. is “becoming a rock star.”

Carolyn McCarthy issued a strong defense of Israel after being criticized by a rabbi in her district.

Anthony Weiner will be bringing a goat to the Capitol today.

Andrew Cuomo is going after developer Yair Levy.

Robert Duffy said he initially didn’t want to deal with the issue of running for lieutenant governor.

Apple’s security breach exposed the email addresses of Mayor Bloomberg and Rahm Emanuel.

Another live mic moment.

And former councilman and public advocate candidate Eric Gioia will be introducing some Arizona hopefuls at a DL21C event tonight.

Morning Read: Approaching a Shutdown