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WYSK: Sen. Rev. Ruben Diaz – My Top Ten Wishes for 2013

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW By Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz 32nd Senatorial District, Bronx County, New York My Top Ten Wishes for 2013 You should know that every year, many people wait for the coming of the New Year, celebrating with … Continue reading

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Queens State Sen. Shirley Huntley and Bronx Assemblywoman Naomi Rivera, saddled by legal troubles, tumble in Democratic primaries – NYDN

As the song says, “two out of three ain’t bad.” Voters in the Bronx and Queens ousted incumbent legislators, Naomi Rivera and Shirley Huntley, who were accused of nepotism and misuse of state funds. The third legislator who is under federal indictment, … Continue reading

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Adriano Espaillat Concedes Defeat by Charles Rangel, Will Drop Challenge – NYTimes.com

State Senator Adriano Espaillat has finally conceded that he will not win the Democratic congressional nomination in NY-13. According to the NY Times, he will formally end his challenge to Rep. Charlie Rangel today. “I’m here to acknowledge that we … Continue reading

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Improving the city Board of Elections

My two-year effort to reform the operation of the city and state Boards of Election is gaining some steam due to the closeness of the congressional race in NY-13 (Harlem/NW Bronx). Some oppose my idea of transforming the city BOE … Continue reading

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Rangel, Jeffries Win Handily!

Rangel, Jeffries, Velasquez and Meng win their respective congressional races. If she wins in November against GOP challenger City Councilman Dan Halloran, Grace Meng will become the first Asian American Congressional Representative from NYC. I’ll have more reaction tomorrow, especially … Continue reading

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Tough June primary could mark end of Rangel’s career – TheHill.com

The Hill, a newspaper that covers politics and policy on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, has story discussing Rep. Charlie Rangel’s tough re-election fight. “Ethnic politics, an anti-incumbent super-PAC and a lingering ethics cloud all stand in the way of … Continue reading

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How a web designer named O’Rourke slew a congressional giant in El Paso | Capital New York

This could be Rep. Rangel’s worst nightmare. His House colleague, Silvestre Reyes (D-El Paso) lost in a newly redistricted district to Robert O’Rourke, a former city councilman backed by the Campaign for Primary Accountability superPAC, which dedicated to defeating incumbents. … Continue reading

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Rangel threat to ‘ally’ – m.NYPOST.com

NY Post is reporting a Rangel loyalist threatened to run against state Senator Bill Perkins, if he followed through with a rumored endorsement of Rangel foe, Adriano Espaillat, According to the paper: Following a Rangel endorsement rally yesterday in East … Continue reading

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Ex-Bronx prez Carrion endorses Espaillat’s bid to unseat Rangel

I think you should read “Ex-Bronx prez Carrion to endorse Espaillat’s bid to unseat Rangel” and Latino Support For Rangel’s Opponent. I suspect Adolfo Carrion is hanging up his bid for citywide office. Whatever few votes his endorsement brings Espaillat … Continue reading

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Hispanic vote not uno -fied – NYPOST.com

In this morniongi’s NY Post, El Diario columnist and NY1 political analyst, Gerson Borrero weighs in on the Espaillat-Rangel contest. Borrero, an astute observer of Latino politics wrote the following insightful  passage. Espaillat has to walk a fine line with … Continue reading

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