Sunday Reading: Eric Schneiderman is no John Liu

Assemblyman Lancman Speaks to Employees at Cornerstone of Medical Arts Center as They Vote to Strike on July 29, 2011. (via Lancman's flickr stream)

2012: “I wouldn’t rule an endorsement out…But I don’t think he’ll run,” Koch said of Giuliani. [Larry McShane / Daily News]

2013: DC37 union boss reportedly very happy with Liu. [David Seifman / NY Post]

Debt: Optimism for a deal, but nothing firm yet. [Andrew Ackerman and Michael Crittenden / WSJ]

Immigration: Silent march on Friday commemorated first anniversary of Arizona’s immigration law. [Albor Ruiz / Daily News]

Wall Street: ” ‘We thought it was the second coming of John Liu’ said one business insider…But the fears about Mr. Schnedierman have proved unfounded so far.” [Shane Kavanaugh / Crains]

Airplanes: Bloomberg’s quip revealed some annoyance with Obama over the president’s criticism of jet owners. [David Seifman / NY Post]

District Leader: Names of dead voters on petitions in Lower Manhattan race. [Ginger Adam Otis / NY Post]

Headline: “Rupert Murdoch given $27M no-bid contract from state Department of Education.”

FOIL: City Parks Department slow to respond to requests for info, critics say. [Nicholas Hirshon / Daily News]

Staff: Markowitz’s office employs 66 people, including 3 chauffeurs, the most of any borough president.” [Isabel Vincent and Melissa Klein / NY Post]

Member Items: “City budget data shows that Jewish affiliated nonprofits have far outpaced their religious counterparts in bringing home taxpayer dough.” [Gary Buiso / NY Post]

Brooklyn: “[F]or a sitting DA to praise a pol as dubious as Lopez is just mind-boggling. Hynes should know better.” [NY Post]

Western NY: Zemsky is Cuomo’s go-to guy; Dem Erie County exec candidate  will have a major fund-raiser on August 18. [Bob McCarthy / Buffalo News]

Ticket Slowdown?: Some 52,159 moving violations were issued citywide for the 28-day period ending July 24, down from 67,649 over the same span last year.” [Kevin Deutsch and Bob Kappstatter / Daily News]

Staten Island: “Geography seems to be the last frontier where it’s OK to blatantly poke fun of someone.”[Jillian Jorgensen / SI Advance]

Media: Col Allan tells NY Post staff to keep any info on phone hacking and government bribery. [Jessica Vascellaro / WSJ

Media: Gay City News sees boost in ads, thanks to new same-sex marriage law. pMatthew Flamm / Crains]

Sunday Reading: Eric Schneiderman is no John Liu