Campaign Roundup: Quinn says she wasn’t overacting by walking out of Living Wage press conference

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2013 Mayoral Race

Christine Quinn insists she didn’t overreact by walking out of the living wage press conference yesterday.

But Bill de Blasio called Quinn out for her departure, saying that if she truly believed in the cause, she would have stayed.

A rally in support of John Liu, the comptroller essentially said he would be running for mayor.

Ray Kelly says he is “contemplating” a run for mayor.

Manhattan

Charlie Rangel says ballot switcheroo rumors about him are “flattering.”

Melissa Mark-Viverito and Inez Dickens, contenders to be the next Council speaker, both showed up at the John Liu rally.

Queens

Joe Addabbo is starting to fundraise for his race against Eric Ulrich.

Elsewhere

There a number of congressional rematches this year, as New York Democrats see the 2010 Tea Party wave as a one-time fluke.

Sean Patrick Maloney is the state Democratic Party’s pick to take on Nan Hayworth.

George Demos’ new ad calls Republican primary opponent Randy Altschuler a “despicable” loser.

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