Morning Read: 'The Antichrist to the Conservative Party'

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and producer Wendi Murdoch attend a special screening of 'Snow Flower and the Secret Fan' hosted by the Cinema Society at the Tribeca Grand Hotel. Wednesday, July 13, 2011 (Photo Credit: Spencer T Tucker)

Cuomo: “I’m sort of the Antichrist to the Conservative Party.” Doesn’t see a way to compromise with legislature on redistricting. Says Washington GOP “lost control of the extreme right.” Next goal: pension reform. [Michael Barbaro and Thomas Kaplan / New York Times]

2013: Weiner refunded $14,050 in contributions. [Michael Saul / WSJ]

NY-9: “Weprin takes the separation of Church and State seriously.” [Mole333 / Moleprogressive.blogspot]

9/11 Anniversary: Ship built from WTC steel won’t be in NYC this September. [Judy Randall / SI Advance]

Redistricting: Cuomo should form his own redistricting panel now, says Bill Samuels. [Dan Janison / Newsday]

State Senate: A good overview of the campaign money fight. [AP]

Same-Sex Marriage: Bloomberg donated maximum to four GOP lawmakers who voted for the bill. [David Seifman / NY Post]

Same-Sex Marriage: “Saland said he agreed after his son said, “Stop being an anti-hero. Leave something to your grandchildren.” [Jamie Larson / Daily Mail]

Same-Sex Marriage: 40% jump in number of NY households led by gay couples, according to census data. “[H]alf of all such couples live in NYC.” [Cara Matthews / Democrat and Chronicle]

Abortion: Judge blocks NYC law from mandating clinics post their abortion policies; “deeply disappointing” says Quinn. [Erin Einhorn and Scott Shifrel / Daily News]

Cigarette Tax: State officials follow car from Indian reservation to Buffalo, seize 4,000 cigars and 8 1/2 cartons of cigarettes. [Tom Precious / Buffalo News]

Complaints: In a letter to US Attorney, Paladino writes “black and union cabal controls purchasing, contracting, teachers and administrative assignments.” [Mary Pasciak / Buffalo News]

Tax Cap: “For reasons unrelated to the cap, next year’s budget season will likely be uncomfortable for Rockland, Nassau and other municipalities.” [Rob Astorino / LoHud]

Atlantic Yards: NYS Supreme Court Judge said ESDC erred in approving Ratner’s project before doing environmental study; won’t order construction to stop. [Eliot Brown / WSJ]

Rochester: Redon is new Deputy Mayor; first African-American; not enrolled in any party; never lived in Rochester. [Brian Sharp / Democrat and Chronicle]

John Edwards: Could he have done a better job stopping Cathie Black’s waiver, a journo wonders. [Christopher Robbins / Gothamist]

Fatherhood: Stringer is expecting his first child. [Page Six]

And a lawyer for rapper Fox Brown threatens a $100 million lawsuit against the “ADA’s office.”

Morning Read: 'The Antichrist to the Conservative Party'