Weekend Roundup: Grimm’s Gold; Sliwa the Father; A Penguin Bites Gingrich

Michael Grimm in a Hindu temple. (Photo: Facebook)

Michael Grimm raised a decent amount and has over $1.1 million cash on hand.

Julian Schreibman chipped in $100,000 of his own money as he campaigns against Chris Gibson.

Curtis Sliwa is the biological father of Melinda Katz’s children.

Your strange Jeff Gottlieb story of the day.

Joe Crowley said he has nothing to do with Gottlieb on Inside City Hall.

Rafael Espinal thinks Erik Dilan and Adriano Espaillat will win their congressional races.

Wendy Long denounced the Buffet Rule.

The New York Daily News applauded Mayor Bloomberg taking wage powers from John Liu.

As did the New York Post.

The Post called Jerry Nadler a NIMBY over his criticism of NYU.

The New York Times pushed for campaign financing reform.

Two Upstate Assembly Members are looking to be the next Majority Leader.

David Bellavia only raised $11,000 in his bid to unseat Kathy Hochul.

The NRA isn’t a big fan of New York’s mayor.

Diane Savino will introduce her medical marijuana bill tomorrow.

Chuck Schumer called for increased penalties for pharmacy robberies.

The Daily News continued kvetching about the difficulty of firing bad teachers.

On the presidential race:

Major contributors to President Obama are more likely to be given White House access.

Obama had a lower tax rate than his secretary.

Romney promised the NRA he’d be there for them.

Newt Gingrich, who’s apparently still in the race, wants Rick Santorum’s endorsement.

This is an awesome headline: “After being bit by a penguin, Gingrich says he’s the underdog”

Romney may do Saturday Night Live.

Here’s SNL from last night:

Weekend Roundup: Grimm’s Gold; Sliwa the Father; A Penguin Bites Gingrich