Morning Read: Clinton Not For Rangel; Al Gore’s Got A Girlfriend; Jeremiah Wright–‘Fair Game’ Or ‘Wrong Course’?

Bill Clinton will not be endorsing Charlie Rangel for re-election. 

Andrew Cuomo stepped into a major dispute between Mayor Bloomberg and the City Council by seeking to end the city’s practice of requiring finger printing for food stamps.

Ray Kelly’s letter to Christine Quinn allows the speaker “an opportunity to claim higher ground in the debate over a police practice that has become an early flash point in the race,” writes The New York Times.

Mike Lupica defended stop-and-frisk. 

Christine Quinn is nervous about her upcoming wedding. 

New ethics rules may force members of the Committee to Save New York to reveal themselves. 

A new coalition has been formed as a counterweight to Michelle Rhee’s StudentsFirstNY, and is designed to support mayoral candidates who oppose Mayor Bloomberg’s education policies.

The Bloomberg administration is abandoning efforts to lay-off teachers who aren’t working but have been shielded thanks to union laws, and are now trying to buy them out.

Federal officials plan to scale back Medicaid reimbursements to New York after a new report revealed that the state was overpaid by hundreds of millions of dollars.

Adriano Espaillat is consolidating Latino support behind him. 

Fresh Direct announced that they will start deliveries in the Bronx, and that they will become the first online grocer to accept food stamps.

Ultra-orthodox Jews have sold out Citi Field on Sunday for a rally warning about the dangers of the Internet.

The Parks Dept. seems to have backed down over a new crackdown over busking rules in Washington Square Park. 

The price of Manhattan apartment broke a new record, with a penthouse duplex going for $90 million.

Mitt Romney told Floridians that he considered moving there.

Does the death of Americans Elect symbolize the death of Third Party politics?

Al Gore’s got a girlfriend. 

JD Rickets may regret having stepped into the presidential fray.

Herman Cain said that Jeremiah Wright is “fair game.

Romney thinks the ad is the “wrong course.”

Morning Read: Clinton Not For Rangel; Al Gore’s Got A Girlfriend; Jeremiah Wright–‘Fair Game’ Or ‘Wrong Course’?