Roundup: NYPD Surveillance; Hipster Recognition; Dilan Moves Forward

mayor bloomberg signing Roundup: NYPD Surveillance; Hipster Recognition; Dilan Moves Forward

Mayor Bloomberg signed five bills today, including a new open data law. (Photo: Facebook)

An FBI official said the NYPD’s surveillance of Muslims damaged the public’s trust.

Erik Dilan registered a congressional campaign committee.

From the headline machine: “New York Congressional Redistricting: Hipsters Now Recognized as Legitimate Yuppies by Feds”

Charlie King and Al Sharpton are helping broker a deal over Manhattan and Bronx redistricting.

Karim Camara criticized the court-drawn map.

Charlie Rangel’s spokesman said he can win no matter where the lines are.

One of his challengers released a video.

Anonymous sources allied with Rory Lancman and Gary Ackerman dueled it out.

Joe Carvin has his critics.

George Maragos keeps securing endorsements.

Kirsten Gillibrand improved her standing in the polls.

Another labor voice criticized Governor Cuomo.

Gatemouth disapproved of the Senate Democrats’ hit on David Storobin.

Kevin Parker brought back the filibuster.

Nydia Velázquez lives just outside of her existing district.

Could Brian Kolb run for Congress?

Advertisers continue to bail on Rush Limbaugh.

Peter Vallone will be on both TMZ and Entertainment Tonight to kvetch about the show GBC.

On the presidential race:

George Pataki endorsed Mitt Romney.

Michelle Obama will be fundraising in New York City with Whoopi Goldberg.

Super Tuesday’s results weren’t especially surprising.

Mitt Romney won.

Rick Santorum denied pressuring Newt Gingrich to leave the race.

He shouldn’t drop out.

Romney & Santorum begun the air war over the Deep South.

Ron Paul went on the air in Hawaii.

Santorum 2016.