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2013 Mayoral Race A major developer who gave campaign contributions to Bill Thompson [also benefitted]( greatly from Thompson's stint chairing the Battery Park City Authority. Thompson was the only one of the major mayoral candidates who was [not signed onto]( an op-ed backing the prevailing wage bill. U.S. Senate Mayor Ed Koch said that Bob Turner [incorrectly downplayed]( Koch's support of Turner's rival, Kirsten Gillibrand. State Senate DSCC chairman Mike Gianaris said he [didn't encourage]( the JCOPE investigation into SRCC chairman Tom Libous. Manhattan Adriano Espaillat has [long held]( higher political ambitions. Charlie Rangel's top adviser [is confident]( he'll win re-election. Queens The mysterious Robert Mittman [issued a]( campaign press release. Brooklyn DC 37 is reportedly [set to back]( Charles Barron. District Leader Lincoln Restler [faces a new]( bruising battle this year against a Vito Lopez-backed candidate. Nydia Velazquez and Erik Martin Dilan both [made their]( cases on Inside City Hall. The Fidler-Storobin race [appears headed]( for a recount. Bronx Bob Kappstatter [appeared on]( the Perez Notes. Elsewhere NY State Democratic chairman Jay Jacobs [is resigning](, clearing the way for Gov. Andrew Cuomo to make his own pick. Lawmakers agreed [to move the]( state legislative primary date to Sept. 13. The Club for Growth [rated the]( conservative credentials of New York's Tea Party freshmen. To read more from City & State [click here](

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