No concession today from Sen. Roy McDonald, even though he appears to have lost the GOP primary to Saratoga County Clerk Kathy Marchione.

Marchione’s attorney thinks it’s “inevitable” that she will be the GOP nominee in the 43rd SD.

The Fix says the GOP House majority looks safe, but believes Rep. Ann Marie Buerkle is in trouble.

Reid Pillifant notes a glaring absence at Cuomo’s press-friendly Adirondack getaway: NY Post State Editor Fred Dicker.

Thomas Kaplan writes a first-person account of his canoe trip with Cuomo.

Philippe Reines, Hillary Clinton’s longtime personal spokesman, engaged in a nasty email war with a BuzzFeed correspondent over the State Department’s handling of the Benghazi fiasco.

Here’s some interesting speculation: Elizabeth Warren (who hasn’t yet won her US Senate race in Massachusetts) vs. Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Mayor Bloomberg would like to see another US Supreme Court justice from the five boroughs, and thinks either Cuomo or Clinton could make that happen.

Democrats are skeptical about Rep. Michael Grimm’s claims of a campaign HQ break-in and computer hijacking.

Democrat Sean Patrick Maloney released a web video attacking GOP Rep. Nan Hayworth for the congressional “vacation.”

The expected showndown at tonight’s Manhattan Democratic judicial nominating convention may have been averted.

PEF endorsed Democrat Julian Schreibman against GOP Rep. Chris Gibson.

Rep. Michael Grimm found the “Nuns on the Ferry” protest against him – and Rep. Paul Ryan’s budget – “a little odd.”

According to relationship horoscopes, Obama-Biden and Romney-Ryan are good matches.

Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani is helping NY Councilman/NY-6 congressional hopeful Dan Halloran raise campaign cash.

Teachers’ unions have donated $1.23 million to Republican state candidates this year – that the highest amount since 2004.

Sen. Chuck Schumer announced PS 22’s chorus will perform at the Presidential Inaugural Ceremonies on Jan. 21, 2013 regardless of who wins in November.

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand endorsed Democrat Justin Wagner, who’s trying to unseat GOP Sen. Greg Ball.

Brooklyn District Leader Lincoln Restler has gone from losing to winning to losing his race against Chris Olechowski. A hand recount is likely.