Morning Read: Booker vs. Christie; Pleasurable Homeless Shelters; Hurricane Isaac

Kirsten Gillibrand will address the Iowa delegation at the Democratic National Convention.

Grace Meng did not appreciate Dan Halloran incorrectly referring to her as a Chinese citizen and implying that would cloud her judgment.

Cory Booker is telling Democratic county chairs that he may run for governor in 2013.

Now JCOPE is investigating Naomi Rivera too. The Post adds, “Soon, the only agency that won’t be investigating Naomi Rivera will be Interpol.”

“It just hasn’t been the warmest of relationships,” Steve Levin said of himself and Lincoln Restler.

Michael Grimm is happy that Cardinal Dolan will give a prayer at the Republican convention.

The Daily News said paid sick day advocates have crossed the line in their criticism of Christine Quinn. Yesterday they held a rally where they discussed a worker’s death.

The Post concurred.

Jumaane Williams is happy that some NYPD officers will face discipline for racially charged Facebook posts, but is worried about the overall police culture.

Mayor Bloomberg’s remark about the homeless shelters being so “pleasurable” that people don’t want to leave has drawn criticism.

Residents of Ilion New York, home to the original Remington gun factory, are worried about the new push for gun restrictions.

Julian Schreibman discussed Todd Akin and his congressional campaign on Capital Tonight.

Ann Marie Buerkle called Akin’s comments “offensive” but agreed with his views on abortions exceptions.

Charlie Rangel weighed in on the Akin debate too.

Here’s the latest on Hurricane/Tropical Storm Isaac, which still might land on Tampa.

Mitt Romney penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, “What I Learned at Bain Capital.”

Paul Ryan is learning how to cope with the ravenous press following him.

Ryan’s wife comes from a prominent Democratic family.

Ryan said he disagrees with Romney on abortion, but Romney’s views are a “vast improvement” over the status quo.

Romney and Obama have agreed to field questions on Univision on separate nights.

Is Obama’s campaign really encouraging anti-Mormon tensions?

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