Bloomberg makes a statement about Romney without even trying

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Briefing: Michael Bloomberg and Georgina Bloomberg. (Spencer T. Tucker via flickr)
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2012

Marco Rubio won't help Romney win Mexican voters in the southwest. [ViewPoint]

The three Republican Senate candidates in New York will debate on Sunday. [Michael Johnson]

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Rory Lancman's consultant Hank Sheinkopf dismissed "Meng's phony poll" showing Lancman trailing. [Colin Campbell]

SD-15

The Queens G.O.P. endorsed attorney Juan Reyes, overlooking the candidacy of Councilman Eric Ulrich, a longtime critic of the county organization. [Michael Gannon]

Congress

JP Morgan C.E.O. Jamie Dimon will testify at a June 7 Senate hearing. [New York Post]

City Hall

Michael Bloomberg pays a higher tax rate than Mitt Romney, and still earns residuals from a 2001 movie he produced. [Dana Rubinstein]

Local

State Senator Shirley Huntley's husband said he was mugged but there's no video surveillance evidence to support the allegation. [Anna Gustafson]

The Nassau County G.O.P. chairman Joe Mondello will help Bill Powers become an R.N.C. member, despite objections from state G.O.P. chairman Ed Cox. [Liz Benjamin]

"An ultra-Orthodox religious group that discourages Jews from reporting sex crimes to police without first consulting a rabbi is getting $1 million from the state to install security cameras to catch criminals and child predators on the streets of Midwood and Borough Park — but police won’t get to see vital footage first." [Eli Rosenberg]

Media

Cuomo's sister-in-law has "been signed as a contributing editor for Avenue, owned by Manhattan Media, which is making a small foray into the Hamptons." [Keith Kelly]

Tomorrow is the funeral for Dee Richard, the longtime photographer and columnist in Queens. [Queens Courier]

A Weekly Standard writer tells Fox that other media outlets are ignoring the Catholic church's criticism of Obama. [Fox News]

Getting information about political ads from TV stations is not easy. [Sarah Abdurrahman]

On TV

Al Sharpton: "My mother and father when I was born in the 50s, were Republicans. In the 60s, they went Democrat." [Politics Nation]