Hillary Clinton again ruled out a presidential run in 2016, but didn’t rule out a potential run for some other office at some future date.

But Clintonites shouldn’t get their hopes up; it sounds like she has other things in mind for her post-Obama administration life.

A watered-down version of the living wage bill will get a second hearing next month.

Mayor Bloomberg spent $5.6 million on a personal ad campaign over the past seven months, most of which went to the consulting/political firm SKDKnickerbocker.

“I can tell you that pillow talk in our house is not about Brookfield or Occupy Wall Street,” Bloomberg said when asked about Diana Taylor’s position on the Brookfield Properties board of directors.

Carl Paladino thinks Bloomberg “made an ass out of himself” by “lying” on the stand about his relationship with John Haggerty.

Closing arguments in Haggerty’s trial are set for tomorrow.

NYC Public Advocate Bill de Blasio hired Reshma Saujani after she had hired de Blasio’s wife to work on her failed2010 congressional campaign.

Unshackle Upstate has a new Website.

Ditto for the NY League of Women Voters, who launched a Vote411 site in advance of the upcoming elections.

Cuomo laid it on thick while endorsing Steve Bellone’s bid for Suffolk County executive.

The Oneida Nation’s appeal on a lower court’s land claims lawsuit decision was denied by the US Supreme Court.

A spokesman said the determination “does not change the Oneida Indian Nation’s litigation strategy, adding: “The Oneida Nation will continue the course of transferring its lands into trust while remaining open to discussing a resolution with any party that wishes to participate with respect and in good faith.” (No link).

Fred LeBrun is worried about JCOPE, which doesn’t even exist yet, but is supposed to be operational in just two months.

Bloomberg stuck up for outgoing Port Authority Executive Director Chris Ward.

Cuomo didn’t give former SUNY Board Chairman Carl Hayden much notice about his replacement today by H. Carl McCall.

President Obama’s approval rating is under 50 percent in Erie County.

Sen. Mark Grisanti to NOM: You want to come after me? That’s fine.

The Donald is co-hosting a tele-town hall with presidential hopeful/Rep. Michele Bachmann tonight, but wasn’t aware of that fact until informed by a report.

Herman Cain gets my vote to deliver a response at this year’s LCA show.