Campaign Roundup: Quinn Marries, Allon Hopes to Bring Back Liberal Party

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2013 Mayoral Race

Christine Quinn tied the knot.

Tom Allon says the main goal of his candidacy is bringing back the Liberal Party.

State Senate

Senate Minority Leader John Sampson likely won’t be voted back as majority leader if the Senate Democrats take back the majority.

The race for Suzi Oppenheimer’s seat is getting nasty, even though it’s comprised of a bunch of “nice guys.”

Mark Grisanti is already out with is second TV ad. And he’s sending out mailers.

State Sen. Tim Kennedy won’t be getting the Conservative line after voting for gay marriage.

Eight senators are being targeted by campaign finance reform backers.

Manhattan

The Post profiled State Sen. Adriano Espaillat.

Charlie Rangel strong-armed State Sen. Bill Perkins for his endorsement.

El Barrio is backing Rangel.

Queens

Dan Halloran is undergoing brain surgery on a benign tumor.

Gatemouth examines links between Jeff Gottlieb and Robert Mittman.

Claire Shulman is robocalling for Grace Meng.

Liz Crowley got some coaching about stop and frisk from a union official.

Elsewhere

Maggie Brooks broke with congressional GOP leadership on the Violence Against Women Act.

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