Bayside is ‘not a stereotypical white bread suburb’

Briefing: Chavez. (Bernado Londoy via flickr)
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2013

"Quinn’s central challenge will be in setting herself apart from the current mayor." [Kiki Van Son]

WSJ's Michael Howard Saul and WNYC's Brian Lehrer agree John Liu has dedicated supporters, but they don't see his path to victory with an unresolved federal probe. [WNYC]

The official Goldfeder-Richards photo. [Celeste Katz]

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City Hall / City Council

Salon's assistant news editor also juxtaposed the rise in homeless in New York City with Bloomberg's growing wealth. [Natasha Lennard]

More on the city's growing homelessness problem. [WNYC]

The first in a series of articles examining how the UFT maintains its influence. [Sarah Garland, Sarah Butrymowicz and Philissa Cramer]

Bayside is "not a stereotypical white bread suburb," because it's voters are "all over the map" on the mayor's race. [Jon Lentz]

The highest paid consulting firm, Kasirer Consulting, took in twice as much as the next closest firm, James. F. Capalino & Associates. [Chris Bragg]

Major League Soccer spent $1.7 million lobbying city officials in 2012. [Erin Durkin]

Albany

A consulting firm close to Cuomo opted not to work with his critic, Syracuse Mayor Stephanie Miner. [Ken Lovett]

More closed-door negotiations with Cuomo about the state budget. [Zack Fink]

"Silver Doesn't Close Door on Changing Gun Control" [Nick Reisman]

A Newsday columnist watches the latest fight between former Suffolk County Executive Steve Levy, and State Senator Adriano Espaillat. [Dan Janison]

Washington

The DCCC will help the following New York Democrats: Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, Rep. Dan Maffei, Rep. Tim Bishop and Rep. Bill Owens. [Liz Benjamin]

Rep. Peter King, boxing. [Colin Campbell]

And R.I.P. Hugo Chavez. [William Neuman]