Campaign Roundup: Simcha Felder, a Dem, Approves of Paul Ryan
2013 Mayoral Race The founder of the Doe Fund [is considering a](http://www.nydailynews.com/blogs/dailypolitics/2012/08/doe-fund-founder-george-mcdonald-mulling-2013-mayoral-bid-on-republican-line) run for NYC mayor on the Republican line. Malcolm Smith's meeting with the five NYC Republican chairs today [should not be](http://www.capitalnewyork.com/article/politics/2012/08/6410582/malcolm-smiths-meeting-republican-chairmen-not-interview?politics-bucket-headline) taken too seriously. Smith [also made his](http://politicker.com/2012/08/malcolm-smith-makes-his-pitch-to-orthodox-voters-for-his-mayoral-campaign/) pitch to Orthodox voters. State Senate Half of the state's incumbent senators [face no opponent](http://www.democratandchronicle.com/article/20120812/NEWS01/308120027/New-York-state-Senate?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CLocal%20News&gcheck=1&nclick_check=1) this year. Brooklyn Simcha Felder, a Democrat, [approves of](http://politicker.com/2012/08/simcha-felder-digs-paul-ryan-pick/) Paul Ryan's selection as Mitt Romney's VP. Elsewhere Chris Collins [refused to](http://www.buffalonews.com/city/capital-connection/albany/article1001731.ece) endorse Ryan's controversial budget plan. The pick [could help](http://capitaltonightny.ynn.com/2012/08/will-ryan-pick-help-hochul/) down-ballot Democrats. To read more from City & State [click here. ](http://www.cityandstateny.com)
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