Roundup: Dividing Koch and Lieberman, Watching the Debt Deadline

The Record in NJ has a full-body shot of NJ Governor Christie above the fold today, one day after he complained of breathing problems. (via

Tonight: Maloney on Kudlow at 7:30 p.m. [Facebook]

2013 Translation: “Bill de Blasio, a spokesman for civil rights.” [Red / Super Express USA]

NY-9: “This might be the one district where you actually want [Lieberman’s] help.”  [David Nir / Daily Kos]

NY-9: “Lieberman’s endorsement is noteworthy because he has also sharply criticized Obama’s Israel policy.” [JTA]

NY-9: “Both Koch, a Democrat who backed GeorgeW. Bush in 2004 and Lieberman seem to believe Republicans are better for Israel. Yet, somehow, they’ve come to different conclusions about this race.” [Adam Dickter / Jewish Week]

NY-9: Lieberman said Weprin won’t got stuck in partisan fights. [NY1]

Debt Ceiling: “[T]hink if this is going to break, it’s going to break Sunday night,” said Rep. Owens. [Post-Star]

Debt Ceiling: [T]his impasse really has nothing to do with rational thinking. [Steve Kornacki / Salon]

Redistricting: “Stonewalling.” [Colby Hamilton / WNYC]

Taxes: “Cuomo approves Nassau sales tax extension.” [Yancey Roy / Newsday]

Same-Sex Marriage: Niles Crain likes McDonald’s vote. [Liz Benjamin / Capital Tonight]

Schools: Bloomberg says teacher tenure is a relic from McCarthy era. [Geoffrey Decker / Gotham Schools]

Garbage: Fish used as bait in UES protest over garbage. [Amy Zimmer / DNA]

Headline: “Quinn Narrowly Leads Democrats in NYC Mayoral Poll.” [Julie Bolcer / Advocate]

Hires: Cuomo aide Paul Thomas hired by Parkside. [Ken Lovett / Daily News]

Holidays: Ramadan begins August 1. [Jole /]

Trends: Some eye-rolling over NYO’s Twee story. [Mary /]

And has anyone tried The Markowitz?


Roundup: Dividing Koch and Lieberman, Watching the Debt Deadline