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Capitol Confidential » Federal judges hear final pleas, move toward Mann plan

Jimmy Vielkind (Capital Confidential) reported on Thursday afternoon that a federal three- judge panel is poised to adopt a set of court-drawn congressional maps with minimal changes. Several leaders in the Dominican community — including Sen. Adriano Espaillat —— argued that … Continue reading

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True Love Waits Joins Parents and Leaders Call for Abstinence Alternative to Controversial NYC Sex Ed Mandate

True Love Waits Joins Parents and Leaders Call for Abstinence Alternative to Controversial NYC Sex Ed Mandate – Christian Newswire. NASHVILLE, Nov. 3, 2011 /Christian Newswire/ — The controversy over a new sex education mandate in New York City — which reportedly … Continue reading

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New York Parents Mobilize Against Sex-Ed Mandate | Daily News | NCRegister.com

New York Parents Mobilize Against Sex-Ed Mandate | Daily News | NCRegister.com. NEW YORK — A new sex-education mandate in New York City could have middle-school students visiting local pharmacies to catalogue condom brands, among other problematic assignments. A new … Continue reading

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Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids | New York Daily News

Pols Push Abstinence-Based Sex Ed For NYC Kids: Updated With Mayor Bloomberg Comments | New York Daily News. Lots of blogosphere buzz about this today, so here’s a blurb from our Alison Gendar: The city’s two GOP congressmen backed a … Continue reading

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Bob Turner smears Obama again

SOP’s Liz Benjamin reported that newly-minted Rep. Bob Turner is keeping up his critique of the Obama administration’s foreign policy, moving from Israel (a major issue in the NY-9 special election, thanks to Ed Koch) to Japan. The Queens Republican released … Continue reading

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Taking conventional wisdom out of redistricting

Within hours of Bob Turner’s upset victory, pundits declared that the seat was “safe” from redistricting oblivion. Still others declared that Republicans would sacrifice Turner in order to preserve GOP rising star Rep. Michael Grimm. Because NY will lose two … Continue reading

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NYC Special Election Results – September 13

SPECIAL ELECTION RESULTS: Ninth Congressional District: Bob Turner 54%, David Weprin 46% 23rd Assembly District: Phil Goldfeder 54%, Jane Deacy 46% 27th Assembly District: Michael Simanowitz 76%, Marco DeSena 24% 54th Assembly District: Rafael Espinal 44%, Jesus Gonzalez 32%, Deidra … Continue reading

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