Campaign Roundup: Cuomo endorses Velazquez and Rangel


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U.S. Senate Wendy Long and Bob Turner [got into a](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/06/turner-long-in-spat-over-giuliani-robocall/) spat over a robocall Rudy Giuliani recorded for Turner. Brooklyn Fearing the potential election of Charles Barron, [a flood of](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/06/6037647/nervousness-about-charles-barron-prompts-flood-national-money-hakee?politics-bucket-headline) national campaign cash in flowing in for Hakeem Jeffries. Nydia Velazquez and [her challengers](http://www.ny1.com/content/news_beats/political_news/163628/velazquez--challengers-debate-on--inside-city-hall-) debated on NY1. Manhattan Tom Duane [officially endorsed](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/06/6037647/nervousness-about-charles-barron-prompts-flood-national-money-hakee?politics-bucket-headline) Brad Hoylman. Queens Grace Meng [loaned her](http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/06/grace-meng-loans-her-ny-6-campaign-60k) campaign $60,000. Staten Island Despite ample fodder, Mark Murphy is [largely keeping](http://blog.silive.com/politics/2012/06/murphy_wont_use_mud_in_challen.html) things positive in his battle with Michael Grimm. State Senate Sen. Steve Saland [lost the Conservative](http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/proart/20120625/news01/306250023/saland-gay-marriage-election?pagerestricted=1) line over his gay marriage vote. Elsewhere Sunday [was a frenzied](http://www.nytimes.com/2012/06/25/nyregion/before-new-york-primary-a-frenzied-day-of-campaigning.html?_r=1&ref=nyregion) day of campaigning in New York's congressional primaries. Ex-Gov. George Pataki [recorded a robocall](http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ex-gov-george-pataki-sides-democratic-primary-robo-calls-blasting-sean-patrick-maloney-article-1.1101667) blasting Sean Patrick Maloney. Gov. Andrew Cuomo [says he isn't](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/06/cuomo-on-ny-18-no-endorsement-for-now/) weighing in on the NY-18 primary. Cuomo [did endorse](http://politicker.com/2012/06/governor-cuomo-endorses-charlie-nydia-and-hakeem/) Velazquez, Jeffries and Charlie Rangel. To read more from City & State [click here. ](http://www.cityandstateny.com)





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