Krueger backs a comptroller candidate, Bloomberg endorses a Democrat

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Briefing: Bloomberg and Dorsey. (NYCgov.tumblr)
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Washington

"Romney, without apology, continues to consider himself self-made." [Jason Horowitz]

Chinese hackers targeted White House computers. [Fox]

Anna Sale listens to Brian Lehrer bleep out a lot of words from Sarah Silverman's video about voter ID laws. [WNYC]

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Bloomberg endorsed Democrat Grace Meng in the heavily Democratic NY-06 race over Republican Dan Halloran. [Celeste Katz]

Al Jazeera is acting like every other news outlet in America. [Alex Weprin]

Albany

Will Cuomo's balk on fracking spark a national movement against it? [Brandan Demelle]

Cuomo's delay shows fighting against fracking can work. [David Dayen]

"The big question is whether the Democrats’ relationship with Cuomo will get worse." [Nick Reisman]

Republican state senate candidate Eric Ulrich said he would not vote to repeal the same-sex marriage law. [David Howard King]

To prevent identity theft, Republican state senator Marty Golden will offer free shredding. [@ThomasKaplan]

Dig through Laura Nahmias' left over FOIL documents. [@CityAndStateNY]

When the budget starts, we all get to be a different kind of hack. [@NickReisman]

2013 / City Hall

Amid speculation that Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer will enter the race, State Senator Liz Krueger endorsed fellow Manhattanite Dan Garodnick for city comptroller. [Celeste Katz]

A $594,375 fine against Bill Thompson for illegal postering during the 2009 mayoral campaign was upheld, but can still be appealed in court. [David Seifman]

Quinn bravely admits to switching her allegiance from the Mets to the Yankees, and gets no love for it. [Sean Newell]

Bloomberg and Jack Dorsey took rode in a cab outfitted with Square technology. [NYCgov.tumblr]

Images

A Philadelphia police captain punched a woman during the city's Puerto Rican Day Parade. [Global Grind]

NYSUT hit GOP state senate candidate Sean Hanna for supporting hydrofracking and opposing "equal pay for equal work." [Celeste Katz]