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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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Predictions 2012 – NY Congressional Primary Elections

Predictions 2012 NY-06: Councilwoman Liz Crowley: 30% Assemblyman Rory Lancman: 43% Assemblywoman Grace Meng: 37% NY-07: Councilman Erik Dilan: 35% Rep. Nydia Velazquez: 65% NY-08: Councilman Charles Barron: 25% Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries: 75% NY-09: Rep. Yvette Clarke: 85% Sylvia Kinard: … Continue reading

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New York Primary – June 26 – Go Out & Vote!

Primary Election Day – Tuesday June 26th US House of Representatives & Senate Polls are open from 6:00a to 9:00p in NYC and the counties of Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland, Orange, Putnam and Erie. All other counties, polls are open … Continue reading

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Hakeem Jeffries for Congress—Editorial – NYPOST.com

By every conceivable measure, Hakeem Jeffries is the far better choice. Indeed, he’s the only choice for voters who truly care about New York. via Hakeem Jeffries for Congress—Editorial – NYPOST.com.

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Barron candidacy stirs Jewish anxiety — NY Times

Sunday’s New York Times prints a breathless story about the “emergency” presented by the congressional candidacy of Councilman Charles Barron, especially given his endorsement by the powerful and influential city public employees union  District Council 37, AFSME. (I predict AFSME … Continue reading

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ADL Backgrounder: Charles Barron

The Anti-Defamation League maintains a dossier on City Councilman Charles Barron. Its material was referenced during Monday’s news conference where his candidacy for Congress was denounced. Pressure maybe applied to AFSCME to withdraw its support following after its local affiliate … Continue reading

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Barron v. Jeffries – NYPost.com

When Brooklyn Rep. Ed Towns decided against seeking a 16th term in Congress,he set up a clash of contrasting political styles between Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and City Councilman Charles Barron.The contest might be a glimpse of the future of black … Continue reading

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Congressional Rivals Trade Sharp Exchanges In NY1 Debate – NY1.com

The retirement of Brooklyn Congressman Ed Towns has set the stage for one of the most closely watched races this campaign cycle, and on Monday, the two Democrats running to replace him clashed during a debate on NY1’s “Inside City … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2Minority Review

The post-Fourth of July fireworks continued with ex-Governor Paterson singing the praises of his successor (emphasis on success-or) Governor Cuomo on his radio show. It seemed odd (to some) that Paterson would praise the man who many political insiders say … Continue reading

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