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Local ‘Berniecrat’ Running For State Assembly In District 44

In the wake of both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, it's commonplace to get bludgeoned with news about the upcoming presidential election. But NY voters...

6 Questions For Kate Cucco, Bay Ridge Activist & Candidate For...

Democratic State Assembly candidate Kate Cucco has been interested in public service since she was a child in her native Ohio, when she often tagged along...

Reform Candidate For Local Democratic Party Post Secures Endorsement From CM...

An upcoming political race in our area has the potential to be quite interesting. Robert Carroll, who is attempting to unseat the current Democratic State...

Sunday: Bernie Sanders Rally On Coney Island’s Riegelmann Boardwalk

Join Democratic presidential contender Senator Bernie Sanders at a rally on Coney Island's Riegelmann Boardwalk tomorrow. General admission entrance is located at Stillwell Avenue and...

Pamela Harris Wins Democratic Nomination For Brook-Krasny’s Assembly Seat

Pamela Harris won the Democratic nomination for New York's 46th Assembly District seat last night. Harris, a community activist and former Rikers Island corrections officer...

Pamela Harris Wins Democratic Nomination For Brook-Krasny’s Assembly Seat

Pamela Harris won the Democratic nomination for New York's 46th Assembly District seat last night. Harris, a community activist and former Rikers Island corrections officer...

Grimm Targeted In Ads Blaming Republicans For Sequester Mess, While His...

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kULdUoMGMWw?rel=0] As the sequester rolls on unheeded, slashing everything from defense spending to Superstorm Sandy aid, a partisan media war is unfurling across your...

Op-Ed: Looney Losers Launch Sour Grapes Secession Campaign

BETWEEN THE LINES: I truly intended to steer clear of politics for this column. However, when I read about the secession effort set in...

Op-Ed: Voting And Gloating Are Over – Where Do We Go...

BETWEEN THE LINES: The presidential campaign stretched out for 18 months, yet it seemed longer — a lot longer. I’ve had my fill of annoying attack...

Op-Ed: America Needs Barack Obama

BETWEEN THE LINES: For habitual readers of this column, it should come as no revelation as to who my preference is in Tuesday’s presidential election. Over...

Op-Ed: Despite Debate Win, GOP Seeks Edge With Voter Suppression

BETWEEN THE LINES: When Mitt Romney became the Republican’s designated presidential nominee following his victories in the spring primaries, the party’s conservative wing seemed as...

Op-Ed: Springsteen Exhibit & Constitution Center Were Ideal Match

BETWEEN THE LINES: Numerous artists and performers have been honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian award. None of them, however,...

Op-Ed: State’s Part-Time Pols Don’t Deserve A Raise

BETWEEN THE LINES: A show of hands, how many of you think our state legislators deserve a pay raise? Not too many hands. Now, if they were...

Op-Ed: Notes From The Couch — Conventionally Speaking

BETWEEN THE LINES: After watching portions of the Republican and Democratic conventions, here are some observations: Now I can sleep soundly, knowing the incumbents, their opponents...

Tonight: Jeffries To Visit Southern Brooklyn Democrats

Sure, it's a little last minute, but the Southern Brooklyn Democrats, a new reform Democratic club aiming to reinvigorate progressive politics in Southern Brooklyn, has...