Roundup: Challenging Charlie; Schumer On Hillary 2016; Your Campaign Is Over

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George Maragos’ campaign prepares to get aggressive.

Bob Turner rattled sabers at Iran.

The Queens GOP feud raged on.

Inez Dickens made her pitch for Charlie Rangel.

Clyde Williams boasted of his Washington connections.

Adriano Espaillat’s campaign has an awkward relationship with Guillermo Linares.

John Liu pays attention to optics while at government events.

Grace Meng may face a primary on the Independence line.

George Ameodore is definitely running for the State Senate.

An official in Governor Cuomo’s administration engaged the transparency issue.

$220 million was spent by lobbyists in New York last year.

Jim Brennan has a big transportation bill.

Eric Schneiderman asked online video game companies to delete sex offenders’ accounts.

The Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association is running an ad campaign.

How did the Census estimate New York City’s population?

Tom Libous may have a new challenger.

A Republican former City Councilman is on a quixotic quest against Greg Meeks.

Governor Cuomo and President Obama sent holiday greetings.

John Scandalios, now running for Grace Meng’s seat, has a theme song.

On the presidential race:

Chuck Schumer said it’s too early to start thinking about Hillary Clinton.

Mitt Romney may have an Independent problem.

Rick Santorum huddled with conservative leaders to determine his next move.

Headline: “9 Signs Your Campaign Dreams Are Over”