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Campaign Roundup: Despite Fundraising Scandal, John Liu Bags $600k for Mayoral Run

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via Wiki Commons 2013 Mayoral Race Anthony Weiner’s wife is reportedly urging him to give a tell-all interview, amid rumors that he’s considering a run for mayor or public advocate. John Liu raised $600K despite his fundraising scandal. Tom Allon himself raised $250K. Christine Quinn is already focused on fundraising for a possible general election. Queens One of [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Barack Obama Endorses Nydia Velazquez

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Rep. Nydia Velazquez. U.S. Senate A recap of the Republican debate last night. State Senate Some Senate Democrats reportedly don’t want to cut a deal to take back IDC members. Brooklyn The New York Post strongly backed Hakeem Jeffries. Jeffries got endorsements in Howard Beach. Barack Obama endorsed Nydia Velazquez. David Storobin introduced a bill to repeal same-sex [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Three Repub. Senate Candidates Struggle to Get Attention

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U.S. Senate The three Republican candidates are struggling to get attention. 2013 Mayoral Race Greg David suggests that Christine Quinn hedge her bets by running on an independent line. Comptroller Dan Garodnick came out against stop-and-frisk. Manhattan Things got heated during an NY 1 debate between Charlie Rangel and Adriano Espaillat. Kirsten Gillibrand has $9.9 [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Republicans Retain Stronghold of NY State Senate

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State Senate Despite being out-registered 2 to 1, Republicans retain a stronghold in New York’s state Senate and a hold onto a surprising number of congressional seats. U.S. Senate Honoring the memory of U.S. Sen. James Buckley has become a feud in the Republican primary. Manhattan More on Gov. Cuomo’s failure to attend a Charlie [&hellip
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