Roundup: I Spit on The Sidewalk, and I Get Busted

Rory Lancman is getting aggressive on the Social Security issue.

Another major union is endorsing Charles Barron.

Elizabeth Crowley and Erik Dilan got a union endorsement apiece as well.

The Senate Republicans would like the Assembly Democrats to pass some tough-on-crime bills.

Adriano Espaillat said Charlie Rangel’s absence from last night’s Bronx debate was “egregious.”

At the debate Rangel did attend, he debated the importance of length in office.

Espaillat denied charges that he’s ignoring the African-American vote.

Rangel dismissed his ethics problems.

Other outlets also wrote about today’s City & State mayoral candidate forum.

The State Assembly is willing to negotiate on marijuana reform.

Leaping across subway platforms is apparently a bad idea.

Clinton Hill and Williamsburg experienced some of the highest gentrification in the country.

New York’s ballots are close to becoming simpler.

You can now make political contributions via text message.

Five states head to the polls tonight, here’s a rundown.

The lesson from the Gabby Giffords special election tonight: no politics is local.

HuffPo said Mitt Romney’s claim the federal government doesn’t pay for firemen, teachers or cops is incorrect.

Romney won’t say whether he plans to take six figure presidential salary if he’s elected.

President Obama’s support among Jewish New Yorkers dropped 22 points in the last month.

But he got to meet Betty White!

Violent imagery is trickling back into campaigns.

Attorney General Eric Holder was attacked by Republicans on the Senate floor and in a congressional oversight hearing.

The White House is standing by Holder.

Jeb Bush took to Twitter to clarify recent critical remarks he made about the GOP.

Roundup: I Spit on The Sidewalk, and I Get Busted