Campaign Roundup: John Liu's campaign treasurer pled not guilty
2013 Mayoral Race John Liu's campaign treasurer pled [not guilty](http://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/02/nyregion/lius-ex-treasurer-pleads-not-guilty.html?_r=1&ref=nyregion). Bill Thompson suddenly [now supports](http://www.nypost.com/p/news/local/wage_bill_foe_puts_it_in_reverse_Kf8usj6gtyROoyRIXY1KjP) the living wage bill. Bill de Blasio was able [to capitalize](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/05/5818169/bill-de-blasios-rapid-response-christine-quinn-conniption?politics-bucket-headline) on Christine Quinn's living wage walkout. State Senate It's looking [more and more](http://blogs.buffalonews.com/politics_now/2012/05/thompson-continues-making-the-rounds.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed:+typepad/buffalonews/politics_now+%28Politics+Now%29) like ex-Sen. Antoine Thompson will challenge Tim Kennedy. Sen. Neil Breslin says he's [not worried](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/05/breslin-on-primary-no-worries/) about his own recently announced primary challenger. Harsh words [were exchanged](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/05/debate-erupts-over-bullet-aid/) in the Senate yesterday over the distribution of "bullet aid." Manhattan A look at Charlie Rangel's [last-ditch effort](http://www.politicker.com/2012/05/02/one-last-sale-can-charlie-rangel-convince-voters/) to keep his congressional seat. Rangel's rivals [all made](http://www.politicker.com/2012/05/01/rangel-rivals-survive-ballot-challenges-mixed-bag-for-ny-6-also-rans/) the ballot. Queens Councilwoman Margaret Chin [endorsed](http://www.politicker.com/2012/05/01/toby-ann-stavisky-consolidates-asian-american-political-support/) State Sen. Toby Stavisky. Rory Lancman and Dan Halloran got[ in a spat](http://www.politicker.com/2012/05/01/with-eye-on-general-lancman-blasts-halloran-over-living-wage-vote/) over the living wage bill. Elsewhere Sen Eric. Adams criticized Gov. Andrew Cuomo for not [pushing harder](http://www.capitaltonight.com/2012/05/senate-democrats-push-prod-and-nudge-on-campaign-finance/) for publicly financed campaigns. To read more from City & State [click here](http://www.cityandstateny.com).
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