Obama Decides to Stay Out of Something

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"At a White House briefing on Thursday, the press secretary, Robert Gibbs, said the president 'does not intend to make any political endorsement in the New York City mayor’s race.'" He will, however, make recommendations for the Mazomanie, Wisconsin, City Council primaries and the City Commission of Truth & Consequences, New Mexico, and is considering an intervention on behalf of the pie-makers of St. Cecilia's in Rochester, Pennsylvania. [City Room/NYT]