Roundup: Nadler Defends Weprin, and a Blogger Offers a Manifesto

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, in Bayside Queens, today. (photo credit: azi paybarah / observer)

2013: Quinn’s fund-raising “leaves the other expected contenders in the dust.” [Jill Colvin / DNA Info]

2013: Mercurio says Allon has little demographic appeal; Thies says earned media can help Allon get traction. [Jeremy Smerd and Shane Kavanagh / Crain’s]

NY-9: Turner won’t beat up Weprin for supporting same-sex marriage. [Daily News]

NY-9: “That’s some fire in the belly,” a blogger mocks. [Daily Kos]

NY-9: “Nonsensical” is how Nadler describes pro-Israel opposition to Weprin. [Colby Hamilton / WNYC]

Fund-Raising: State Senate Democrats still in debt. [Liz Benjamin / Capital Tonight]

Abortion: Judge says law forcing clinics to disclose their abortion policies “unconstitutionally vague;” blocked from going into effect today. [Jeane MacIntosh / NY Post]

Cuomo’s World: What a thank you note from the governor looks like. [Jimmy Vielkind / Times Union]

Non-Profits: Schneiderman forms a committee to overhaul state non-profit laws. [Michael Johnson / Capital Tonight]

Media: Colby Hamilton’s bio, manifesto. [Colby Hamilton / WNYC]

John Edwards: His aborted plans get noticed. [Taegan Goddard / Political Wire]

John Edwards: Prospective law partner had ties to ACORN. [Catalina Camia / USA Today]

Roundup: Nadler Defends Weprin, and a Blogger Offers a Manifesto