Mitt Romney: “I’m kind of a Snooki fan. Look how tiny she’s gotten. She’s lost weight. She’s energetic. Just her spark-plug personality is kind of fun.”

Turnout in Thursday’s high Senate races averaged about 13 percent.

Glenn Beck and Eliot Spitzer will be featured in live debate on Oct. 2 in Denver, on the evening before the first real presidential debate.

Mayor Bloomberg said the governors of New York and New Jersey wanted to strike a deal to resume work on the 9/11 museum “all  along” – despite financial disputes that ground construction to a halt  for months.

Lincoln Restler insists the reform movement in Brooklyn will continue undiminished regardless of whether he’s re-elected district leader.

Restler’s opponent, Chris Olechowski, called his apparent win “the most bizarre that could have happened,” adding: “It’s because of the politics surrounding Assemblyman Lopez and the Hasidim. Restler’s wanting to fight corruption when I’m just hoping to get a park for the Greenpoint community.”

Sen. Tim Kennedy is just 91 points ahead of his Democratic primary challenger, Erie County Legislator Betty Jean Grant.

Olivia Wilde Tweeted her support for paid sick days.

The NYLCV is very happy with the performance of its endorsed candidates in yesterday’s primaries.

Here are the unofficial, uncertified primary results for the NYC races.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s vision of building its first New York City store at a  site in East New York, Brooklyn, have come to an end.

Democratic congressional hopeful Mark Murphy’s first TV ad highlights the “many scandals and associations with criminals” by his GOP opponent, Rep. Michael Grimm.

Jimmy McMillan held a combination concert/2013 NYC mayoral campaign kick-off last night.

Sen. Chuck Schumer hopes an Obama win would mean at least a short-term mandate for compromise on Capitol Hill.

Tony Ortega resigned his post as editor of the Village Voice. He’s pursuing a book proposal “about Scientology in its time of crisis.”

Ortega’s departure might not have entirely been his decision. And he’s not the only one leaving.

AG Eric Schneiderman announced that three individuals pled guilty in connection with drug distribution networks in Erie, Allegany, Cattaraugus and Genesee Counties.