Campaign Roundup: Cuomo Says He'll Back Dems and Reps on Case-By-Case Bases


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State Senate Gov. Andrew Cuomo [says he'll back](http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/gov-andrew-cuomo-a-democrat-hints-support-republican-candidates-state-senate-article-1.1111778) both Democrats and Republicans on a case-by-case basis. Manhattan Rep. Charlie Rangel [re-affirmed his](http://politicker.com/2012/07/charlie-rangel-reaffirms-plans-to-back-primary-challenge-to-espaillat/) support for Guillermo Linares' Senate bid. Julie Menin has [already maxed out ](http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702303343404577519333847166346.html)on fundraising for the Manhattan BP race. Brooklyn Simcha Felder is [in talks with](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/07/felder-in-talks-with-gop-operative/) a top GOP operative about managing Felder's campaign ? perhaps indicating the Senate GOP is behind his candidacy. Opponent David Storobin [continued to hit](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/07/6179365/storobin-plays-through) golf balls during a Jewish prayer at a recent charity outing. Andrew Gounardes' Senate campaign [keeps hammering](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/07/felder-in-talks-with-gop-operative/) away on the Marty Golden/Feminine Presence story. Elsewhere Sean Patrick Maloney [announced his campaign](http://politicker.com/2012/07/sean-patrick-maloney-announces-campaign-team-for-effort-against-nan-hayworth/) team against Nan Hayworth. Cuomo's [next big push](http://www.timesunion.com/local/article/Cuomo-turns-to-campaign-finance-3697696.php) will be for campaign finance reform. [The New York City Board of Elections is chafing at](http://www.nytimes.com/2012/07/11/nyregion/new-york-city-elections-board-chafes-at-criticism-but-seeks-improvements.html?_r=2&ref=nyregion) criticism, but nonetheless is seeking improvements. Mayor Bloomberg [mocked the](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/07/6181168/bloomberg-mocks-board-elections-and-their-infernal-machines) Board of Elections (again.) To read more from City & State [click here. ](http://www.cityandstateny.com)





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