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The great unknown today is turnout.

If uptown voters cared about scandal, Charlie Rangel would have lost in 2010, CNN reports.

Rangel on Adriano Espaillat: “A lot of people could do the job as well as I can or better, but he’s not one of them.”

Talking to The Daily News editorial board earlier this month, Rangel said “I’m Charlie Rangel, and I’m the story,” he said, refusing to even name his primary challengers. “Who the hell knows, or cares?”

And more from the Lion of Lenox Ave: “I am not running a this-is-my-last-term-give-the-old-man-a-break kind of campaign.

The Post editorial board wonders what Charlie Rangel would have to do to earn Andrew Cuomo’s active disapproval. 

Hakeem Jeffries and Charles Barron are putting their high-profile endorsements to the side in the final day of the race. 

The campaign offices of Manhattan borough president Scott Stringer were broken into over the weekend. 

Mayor Mike Bloomberg and the City Council struck a budget deal yesterday, one that was able to avoid firehouse closings and widespread layoffs without raising taxes, and one that was buoyed a federal settlement with ING bank.

With 18 months to go in office, top officials in the Bloomberg administration are heading for the exits, with those that remain jockeying for spots at the Bloomberg Family Foundation.

City Councilman Steve Levin is apparently having some parking trouble. 

Communities will likely get to have a say on whether or not to permit hydrofracking, which could lead to a conflict since many members of town boards own property and will benefit from the practice.

Andrew Cuomo believes that New York condo and co-op owners can avoid a huge property tax spike expected this year if Mayor Bloomberg can figure it out administratively.

The MTA is considering a proposal that would allow free rides for the disabled as a way to phase out Access-a-ride.

Eva Moskowitz is leading the charge to have more charter schools in New York, but they often cannibalize local school space. 

In neighborhoods like Greenpoint and Windsor Terrace, the aluminium awning is quickly becoming a relic.

Google is bringing wi-fi to more subway stations. 

Nearly one in four residents of Brooklyn is Jewish. 

White voter registration in Georgia is down to 60 percent. 

A new Obama ad hits Mitt Romney as “the outsourcer-in-chief.”

Thursday seems like the day for the Obamacare ruling from the Supreme Court. 

The case is likely to redefine Americans relationship to the government. 

The Romney campaign thinks there are four blue states where they could compete: Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota and Pennsylvania.

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