Morning Read: Weiner’s Tweet, Skelos’ Hearing


Kenneth Moreno: “I’m not going to sit here and say that I am innocent.”[Simone Weichselbaum / NY Daily News]

Michael Bloomberg: “I never cease to be amazed by how many highly intelligent people follow the party line instead of doing what they know in their hearts to be right.” [Reuven Blau / NY Daily News]

Weiern’s Tweet: Why didn’t the congressman report his accounts were hacked? [NY Post]

Weiner’s Tweet: Recipient of lewd photo says she’s not his girlfriend. [Sara Kiesler and Alison Gendar / NY Daily News]

Sane-Sex Marriage: Eight state senators undecided. [Joseph Spector / Democrat and Chronicle]

Negotiating: Skelos hearing problem may impact deal-making with Silver. [Fred Dicker / NY Post]

School Staffing: Nationally honored teacher could be laid off. [Thad Komorowski / Buffalo News]

Votes: Rep. Slaughter votes against funding military operations in FY 2012, and against extending the Patriot Act. Reps Higgins and Reed vote in favor of them. [Buffalo News] Morning Read: Weiner’s Tweet, Skelos’ Hearing