Roundup: Your Dream of Running for President Is Over

Andrew Cuomo refused to rule out backing Republican State Senators.

Mayor Bloomberg slammed the Board of Elections, calling them “worse than The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight.”

More bad news for the Dems: the IDC is considering supporting Guillermo Linares over Adriano Espaillat in order to take a seat away from John Sampson.

Mario Cuomo talking about Andrew’s presidential aspects was just “a father talking about his son,” according to Andrew.

Rob Astorino has pushed for more mass transit on the new Tappan Zee bridge, and wondered aloud how it would be financed, but he said that his concerns were not politically motivated: “sometimes a bridge is just a bridge.”

The lawyer for Oliver Pan, the indicted John Liu fundraiser, said that prosecutors were pressuring his client to come out with damaging information on the comptroller.

Eric Schneiderman’s office went undercover to nail bath salt sellers.

Not every postal worker union is backing Michael Grimm.

Grimm did bring his adorable dog Sebastian to an interview, however.

Tony Avella’s Republican challenger might not even make the ballot.

Avella suggested that hydrofracking could spoil Cuomo’s presidential prospects: “And if you want to run for president, all it’ll take is one incident, one contamination, that we know will happen, and your dream of running for president is over. It’s over.

Did Simcha Felder really choose to forgo the Independence Party line?

Felder filed 13,000 signatures to get onto the ballot.

Ed Koch backed Mark Thompson to replace Dan Garodnick.

A Brooklyn law student plans to fight for his right to drink on his gated stoop.

Mitt Romney can’t parry tax dodging accusations like Mayor Bloomberg.

New polls show Barack Obama tied in North Carolina and up in Virginia.

Virginia and Colorado are increasingly looking like Obama firewalls.

Nationally Romney-Obama is a dead heat.

The Obama campaign is rapidly cycling through slogans.

BusinessWeek makes a case for more mandates.

Buzzfeed’s Andrew Kaczynski analyzed Wikipedia edits made by congressional staffers including attempts to clean up members’ pages and efforts to clarify the definition of “booty call.”

The White House Correspondents Association decided not to take action against Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro for his outburst during Obama’s immigration policy announcement last month.

A Ron Paul supporter accused “elite power brokers” in the GOP of trying to keep him and his fellow Paulites out of the Republican National Convention.

And an Obama campaign operative accused the RNC of stealing web code.

Tiny Pundits!

Because we must: video footage of Nancy Pelosi dancing to ZZ Top at Barney Franks’ wedding.

FarmVille users are more likely to support Mitt Romney.

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