Roundup: I Mingle And Chat Plenty

John McCain slammed Michele Bachmann for suggesting that Huma Abedin was part of a conspiracy with the Muslim Brotherhood.

Shelly Silver said Democratic control of the State Senate is “enticing.”

Silver added that a Democratic State Senate will mean the passage of two key measures of his: an increase in the minimum wage and campaign finance reform.

Hank Sheinkopf on the Daily Show: “People certainly know me as the Terminator.”

Progressives are continuing to pressure Christine Quinn on paid sick days.

Abe George, who is running against Brooklyn DA Joe Hynes while criticizing his allegiance to Hasidic political interests, has been courting the Satmar community.

Governor Cuomo defended his unFOILable communications practices.

And signed various beer-related legislation, and in the press release, as Jimmy Vielkind phrased it, “Since everyone likes beer, everyone gets a Happy Quote.”

“I don’t go there for the social set, or the social scene, or whatever you want to call it,” Cuomo said of his vacations. “When I’m off, the last thing I want to do is go mingle and chat, right? I mingle and chat more than I would like. I mingle and chat plenty.

John Messer accused Toby Ann Stavisky of using dead people to help her campaign.

Brad Holyman is doing well in fundraising.

Joel Benenson, Obama’s pollster,  said that the Obama campaign keeps talking about Mitt Romney’s tenure at Bain Capital because it “feeds a perception that this guy doesn’t get my life.”

Jacob Weisberg explains why Romney can’t talk about Bain Capital.

The 2002 Olympics web site described Romney as Bain’s “founder and CEO.”

The Week has six theories as to why Romney can’t release his tax returns.

The Romney camp appears poised to hit Obama for his youthful cocaine use.

But Romney refrained from calling Obama a “monster” at his Ohio town hall today.

Romney needs a fighter for his vice president, somebody like Chris Christie.

Christie was a much touted guest for the House Republican caucus meeting today, but he failed to show.

Romney megadonor Sheldon Adelson threatened to sue Democrats for linking him to prostitution.

Florida Senator Marco Rubio weighed in on the controversy over Village Voice Media’s adult classified ads.

The State Department is now trolling terrorists.

YouTube introduced a new face-blurring tool for activists.