Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012

Political Action

Conservative-Republican coalition plans future campaigns

In a recent interview with Michael Long, the state chairman of the Conservative Party, he discussed the recently concluded 2012 campaign. Comment

Friday, Dec. 21, 2012


Dems cite weak leadership as they vote out Sampson

Amid the formation of a new coalition between the state Senate Republicans and the breakaway Independent Democratic Council, the Democrats voted to oust Sen. John Sampson (D-Brooklyn) as their leader in favor of Sen. Andrea Stewart-Cousins (D-Yonkers). Comment
St. Albans

Malcolm Smith takes heat over GOP deal

With more than a little prodding from Bishop Charles Norris, state Sen. Malcolm Smith (D-Hollis) last week said he would provide the community with an explanation for his recent decision to caucus with the four members of the Independent Democratic Conference, the group of rogue legislators who reached an agreement last month depriving the Democrats of control in the Senate. Comment

Beep candidates wary of soccer site

The field of candidates hoping to fill the shoes of Borough President Helen Marshall have varying opinions on whether or not Major League Soccer should build a 25,000-seat stadium in Flushing Meadows Corona Park. Comment

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012

Forest Hills

Katz nets Koch nod

On the eve of his 88th birthday and one day after being released from the hospital for a respiratory infection, former Mayor Ed Koch placed his political potency behind borough presidential candidate Melinda Katz, endorsing her in a race with a crowded Democratic field. Comment


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