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CAMPAIGN TRAIL: DAY 2 in Court for Michael Blake

Highlights from Day 2 of Jones v. Blake included:   A security guard employed at Blake’s mother’s Decatur Avenue residence testifying that he didn’t consider Blake a “resident” of his mother’s apartment because he only visited a 1-2 times a … Continue reading

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Campaign Trail: Bronx Insurgent Michael Blake’s Residency Woes Continue

On Tuesday, I live-tweeted from the Bronx Board of Elections as the case challenging the residency of well-heeled insurgent Democrat, Michael Alexander Blake got under way. Blake, a former Obama White House and campaign aide, is running for the 79 … Continue reading

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“They are coming after us”

In a fundraising missive sent to supporters this morning, Bronx Democrat Michael Blake accuses his opponents of political trickery in seeking to knock him off the ballot based a residency challenge. In his missive, Blake restates his Bronx roots, including … Continue reading

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VOTE SHOCKER! Mike Blake Didn’t Vote for Obama in 2012

Ripley’s Believe It Or Not: Democratic Assembly candidate Michael Blake didn’t vote for @BarackObama in 2012. In an effort to verify Mr. Blake’s voter history in the District of Columbia (DC), I contacted Brenda Gardner at the Voter Registrar’s office at … Continue reading

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City & State – Residency Issues Threaten Michael Blake’s Assembly Campaign

From my online report this afternoon at CityandStateNY.com: An independent review of Michael Blake’s residence reveals that prior to registering to vote in the Bronx in 2013; Blake lived and voted in Washington, D.C. Tax records indicate he paid income … Continue reading

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In First Campaign Mailer, Mike Blake Casts Himself As A “Son of the Bronx.”

On Friday, Bronx Assembly candidate Michael Blake’s glossy four-page mailer began arriving in the mailboxes of 79AD prime voters. Blake uses the mailer in introduce himself to the voters he hopes to represent. He seems to answer critics who question … Continue reading

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RIP Malik El-Shabazz aka Malcolm X (nee Little)

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Clyde Frazier Business Networking event, Thursday, 2/20

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Curbside Haiku – Share the Road

Work by John Morse. Commissioned by NYC DOT 2011. Continue reading

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Diazes and Palma Call For Justice For Bangladeshi Community In Parkchester

Nur Nabi, 55, Bangladeshi Muslim & father of 3, was viciously stabbed after leaving Jame Masjid in Parkchester, 8/16. pic.twitter.com/hafF1qwUde — Michael Benjamin (@SquarePeg_Dem) August 19, 2013 Sen Rev Ruben Diaz, joined by Bx BP Ruben Diaz, Jr & CM … Continue reading

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