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Monday, Nov. 3, 2014

Astoria

Republican Di Iorio runs against Maloney for Congress

In her 21years on Capitol Hill, U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-Astoria) has sponsored more legislation than any other member of Congress. Eleven of the bills she has proposed have been enacted into laws. Comments (1)
Jamaica

NAACP opposes new re-districting proposal

The Jamaica branch of the NAACP called on all New Yorkers to vote no on Proposal 1 when they head to the polls on the Nov. 4 Election Day. Comments (2)

Sunday, Nov. 2, 2014

Forest Hills

Alan Hevesi resumes spotlight at the Y

Former state Comptroller Alan Hevesi made his first post-prison public foray Monday when he took the podium at a Central Queens Y lecture series he regularly attends. Comment

Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014

Jackson Heights

Joe Crowley seeks 8th re-election to the House

U.S. Rep. Joe Crowley (D-Jackson Heights) is seeking re-election for the eighth time in the 14th Congressional District, which covers large sections of Queens and the Bronx. As vice chairman of the Democratic Caucus, he holds the fifth-highest ranking post in House Democratic leadership. Comments (4)

Friday, Oct. 31, 2014

Flushing

Gim challenges Kim for Assembly seat

Phil Gim is taking another crack at state Assemblyman Ron Kim’s (D-Flushing) seat. Comment
Bayside

A vote for yes on Proposal 1 is a vote for fairness

A Vote For Yes On Proposal 1 Is A Vote For Fairness Comments (1)
Astoria

Aldorasi faces off against Gianaris for state Senate

State Sen. Michael Gianaris (D-Astoria) is running for a third term in District 12 against a man he doesn’t like. The feeling is mutual. Comment

Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014

Bayside

Israel seeks eighth term in Congress against Republican Lally

Voters in some northeast Queens neighborhoods will play a key role in the 3rd Congressional District race between U.S. Rep. Steve Israel (D-Melville), who is seeking his eighth term in office, and Republican Grant Lally, who survived a tough primary challenge in July by Stephen Labate. Comments (1)
Bayside

Avella faces Gilman after tight primary

After fending off former city Comptroller John Liu in a tight primary battle, state Sen. Tony Avella (D-Bayside) is facing a long-shot Green Party challenger in the general election. Comment

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