Roundup: My Wife and I Swimming in the Sea

Disputing Bill de Blasio’s opinion of Janette Sadik-Khan, Mayor Bloomberg said she’s a “superstar.”

Tom Duane endorsed Guillermo Linares instead of his colleague Adriano Espaillat.

Marty Golden continued pushing his tough-on-guns message.

The state Republican Party pushed back on Kathy Hochul’s latest ad.

New Yorkers think the police favor whites.

The police are investigating a possible Ramadan-related hate crime.

Ten MTA employees were charged with falsifying signal inspections.

Mayor Bloomberg stressed the court’s decision to shut down his outer borough tax plan will hurt the city’s budget.

“We’ll let people decide what they think,” Rep. Tom Reed said of his dip into the Sea of Galilee. “At the end of the day, it was my wife and I swimming in the Sea.”

Todd Akin is trying to avoid having his political world fall apart.

President Obama suddenly held a press conference today, where he condemned Akin’s remarks.

Mitt Romney said Akin’s “legitimate rape” comments were “inexcusable,” and suggested he drop out.

Scott Brown called on him to withdraw from his race, as did his Tea Party colleague Ron Johnson. Even Sean Hannity wants Akin out of the picture.

Crossroads GPS pulled its ad buy in Missouri, and the NRSC vowed to not invest there with him as their candidate.

The Onion had their fun with Akin too.

Ann Romney is a proud state-at-home mom.

Romney’s cash advantage over Obama keeps growing. Roundup: My Wife and I Swimming in the Sea