John Liu finally released his bundlers.
He’s spending big money to deal with that federal investigation.
Governor Cuomo spent $45,000 in polling.
Peter Vallone’s fundraising soars as Leroy Comrie’s tumbles.
Mark Grisanti’s campaign account continues to grow thanks to his gay marriage vote.
The Independent Senate Democrats raised $224,000.
The head of the Senate Democrats, Mike Gianaris, could help settle his committee’s debt.
NYPIRG’s Bill Mahoney flags some additional fliers of interest:
- The Senate Republicans & their housekeeping account
- Senator Jeff Klein
- Senator David Carlucci
- State Senate candidate David Storobin
- The State Democratic Party & their housekeeping account
- Lt. Governor Bob Duffy
In non-fundraising news:
Governor Cuomo presented his fiscal blueprint.
WNYC breaks it down.
His budget faces potential legislative pitfalls.
It also opens the door to more MTA debt.
Mayor Bloomberg responded.
As did other officials.
Rock Hackshaw looks at Lew Fidler’s candidacy.
And Yeshiva World New looks at Fidler’s campaign manager.
While Gatemouth looks at David Storobin’s campaign contributions.
Another Democrat enters the race against Nan Hayworth.
Diane Savino pushes her agenda.
What POLITICO‘s print edition wants from New York.
On the presidential race:
Newt Gingrich keeps up the Bain attacks on Mitt Romney.
He doubles down on his food stamps argument.
He suggests that Rick Santorum and Rick Perry should drop out and endorse him.
Santorum faces doubts over his electability.
He explains why conservatives will rally to him.
That might not matter, as Romney is polls better than Santorum, Gingrich, and Perry combined.
The “Anybody but Romney” vote might be a little bit of a myth.