De Blasio gets a big poll and a call from a national booker

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From Capital

In a new Quinnipiac poll, Bill de Blasio is in first place, thanks to gains among female and black Democratic voters. [Azi Paybarah]

Bill Thompson's strategist talks about "a compelling reintroduction." [Dana Rubinstein]

Anthony Weiner, unfiltered, on not catering to the News and Post. [Azi Paybarah]

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Rep. Jerry Nadler and Rep. Nydia Velazquez back Ken Thompson against Brooklyn D.A. Charles Hynes. [Reid Pillifant]

A very long week for AOL's Patchers. [Tom McGeveran and Joe Pompeo]

Mayor's Race

De Blasio leads among white voters, with 39 percent. Thompson leads among black voters with 39 percent. [Colby Hamilton]

De Blasio is going on "Morning Joe" tomorrow. [Jesse Rodriguez]

For the first time, de Blasio passed Quinn in a poll, but that could change. [David Chen]

"Poll: De Blasio Front-Runner in Mayoral Race for First Time" [CBSNewYork/AP]

"Quinnipiac poll: It's over for Anthony Weiner" [Aaron Blake]

"With a margin of error at plus or minus 4 percentage points, this race is basically tied." [Jonathan Capehart]

"The polling may reflect the fact De Blasio has been on the air with TV ads over the past week." [Bobby Cuza]

"The findings reflected strong support for de Blasio among voters critical of the police department’s stop-and-frisk tactics." [Henry Goldman]

"For Thompson, the steadiness of his numbers should be somewhat reassuring — as is the unlikelihood of two white candidates making the Democratic primary runoff." [Chris Smith]

"[O]nly 46% of likely primary voters say they'll definitely vote for the same candidate they support today." [Ashley Kilough]

Is stop-and-frisk fueling de Blasio's "surge"? [Jeremy Tanner]

"De Blasio would award no-bid contracts to minorities" [Chris Bragg]

A "revolutionary note" in a pro-de Blasio mailer. [Jill Colvin]

Comptroller

Rep. Jerry Nadler on Spitzer: "he did violate the money laundering statutes." [Ross Barkan]

Public Advocate

Letitia James' spokesman Squadron has NEVER passed even a single piece of gun legislation into law". A Squadron spokeswoman showed that was an inaccurate statement. [Gideon Resnick]

Down-ballot

Shortly after Councilman David Greenfield attacked Brooklyn D.A. candidate Ken Thompson, Thompson was endorsed by Rep. Jerry Nadler and Rep. Nydia Velazquez. [Celeste Katz]

The latest Queens borough president candidate to drop out of the race and endorsed county-backed candidate Melinda Katz is Leroy Comrie. [Celeste Katz]

City Hall / City Council

The manager of a Bronx Community Board was fined for organizing the borough's Puerto Rican Day parade out of his government-funded office. [Patrick Wall]