Morning Read: Koch vs. Obama Goes National; Weiner’s Toothbrush Resurfaces; Gillibrand Next?

Prior to running for Congress, the retired TV executive Bob Turner liked to spend his mornings doing crossword puzzles and swimming in the ocean. He posted his first picture to Twitter yesterday as a lawmaker, and cracked, “I only do it fully clothed.”

Anthony Weiner, whom Turner replaced, left a toothbrush with his name on it in his old office.

Unlike some House Freshman, Turner doesn’t plan to sleep in his office. “I think I’m a little past that.”

Bob Turner may find himself in a district with Michael Grimm.

The White House reached out to Ed Koch a few weeks before the election to hear his concerns about Obama’s Israel policy. Now he is considering taking the issue beyond the confines of New York.

David Weprin said frustration with Obama led to his loss.

John Podhoretz says that Kirsten Gillibrand can be the next David Weprin.

Dan Janison says that Ed Cox deserves a lot of credit for Turner’s win.

The chief executive of a $70 million non-profit that Andrew Cuomo founded and that is run by his sister has resigned just as the Cuomo administration prepares to investigate non-profit salaries.

The ticket fixing scandal may include cops who lined their pockets with drug cash, The Post reports.

Cabbies now have the right to block racy ads on their vehicles.

Latinos in South Williamsburg are making a last-ditch effort to save their neighborhood from gentrification.

 

 

Morning Read: Koch vs. Obama Goes National; Weiner’s Toothbrush Resurfaces; Gillibrand Next?