City & State

2013 Mayoral Race Andrew Cuomo reportedly is [open to endorsing]( Ray Kelly's possible candidacy, but would wait to see the outcome of the Democratic primary. Malcolm Smith joked that [he might throw]( his hat into the mayoral field. Brooklyn Who else [may be eying]( a Brooklyn BP run, now that Carlo Scissura is out of the race? The David Storobin campaign staffer [accused of petition]( fraud will appear in court on Tuesday. Queens State Sen. Toby Ann Stavisky said her [new district]( is much like her old one. The Queens Chronicle slammed Grace Meng for her consultant's ties to [a newspaper]( that runs prostitution ads. Meng said in [an email]( that the consultant, Michael Nussbaum, has a very limited role in her campaign, though he's been described as Meng's main consultant. More labor endorsements were [rolled out]( in NY-6. State Senate The Department of Justice gave initial [clearance]( to the Senate redistricting lines. To read more from City & State visit [ ](