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Analysis: As Albany turns, Speaker Silver thrives – WSJ.com

Analysis: As Albany turns, Speaker Silver thrives -WSJ.com Today’s Sunday Wall Street Journal runs an story by AP Albany Bureau chief Michael Gormley discussing Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver‘s continued tenure now that he must contend with “an ambitious Gov. Andrew … Continue reading

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State Sen. Adriano Espaillat poses a true threat to Rep. Charlie Rangel in June primary – NY Daily News

In this morning’s Daily News, columnist Juan Gonzalez offers his threat assessment of the potential Rangel-Espaillat election tangle. State Sen. Adriano Espaillat will announce next week that he is challenging U.S. Rep. Charlie Rangel in a June primary for Harlem’s congressional seat.Such a contest … Continue reading

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Espaillat: “It’s tough to run against a legend.”

And that legend happens to Congressman Charles Rangel of Harlem. Now that the new NY-14 is 55% Hispanic, 36% NH black and 9% NH white/Asian, Sen. Adriano Espaillat contends that the time has come for Latinos to “kick down the door!” … Continue reading

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The House of Injustice

This past weekend, a voting rights rally was held at Rev. Al Sharpton’s House of Justice to denounce federal magistrate Judge Roanne Mann’s congressional redistricting plan. Based on news reports and video excerpts I’ve seen, it seemed more like a … Continue reading

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Minority Fury Grows Over New Congressional Maps

The state’s powerful Black, Hispanic and Asian caucus is condemning legislative leaders for redrawing Congressional districts in a way that amounts to a “slap in the face” to the minority communities across the state. Caucus members are expressing “utter disappointment … Continue reading

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