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FBI busts Jimmy Meng, 1st Asian-American to serve in NY legistlature, for bribery – NYPOST.com

  The headline should read, “FBI busts Jimmy Meng, father of the 1st Asian-American to win Democratic congressional nomination from Queens.” Meng’s daughter, Assemblywoman Grace Meng, is poised to become the first Asian American from NY to serve in the … Continue reading

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Shinagawa wins race for 23rd Congressional District nomination | Star-Gazette | stargazette.com

After primary wins by Assemblywoman Grace Meng and Tompkins County Legislator Nate Shinagawa, New York is poised to send not one but two Asian Americans to the 113th Congress in January. Shinagawa’s victory is more significant since he won in … 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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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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Ruben Vargas Joins Crowded Race For Rangel’s Seat | Politicker

Politicker’s Hunter Walker reports that Dominican community activist Ruben Dario Vargas has joined the contest for NY-13. Ruben Dario Vargas, a self-described “Northern Manhattan community activist” who has run multiple unsuccessful campaigns for public office, is throwing his hat into … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review, August 5 – Update

We begin this week’s review with a three stories about Assemblyman William Boyland‘s latest media woes. And we end with a report that despite the economic hardships African Americans still support “our dear brother” President Barack Obama. Capitol News told … 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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