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This day in 1918 in the Record: June 29
Saturday, June 29, 1918. Arrangements reportedly were made yesterday for “the silencing of George T. Morris should be become obstreperous or even insistent” at today’s meeting of the Rensselaer County Republican committee, but the
Ghosts in the Queens machine: Rep. Joe Crowley's profiteering political partners - NY Daily News
The national implications of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s primary victory over Rep. Joe Crowley are easy to discern. A former organizer with the 2016 Bernie Sanders presidential campaign, she’s part of a rising tide of progressive millennial activists who are bringing their hopes, values
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Legacy of the Bernie Sanders Movement
Her victory proves again the central insight of Sanders’s 2016 campaign: that the Democratic establishment is as weak as the Republican one that caved so easily to right-wing outsiders during the Obama years.
Getting a Seat at the Bronx County Committee Table - Norwood News
The 2500 Bronx Democratic Party's county committee seats are up for grabs during this election season, says organizers of some new political groups.
Democratic Committee Chairs from 12 counties in NY-21 send letter asking for pragmatic voting in primary
A letter send Wednesday evening from the Democratic Committee chairs of all 12 counties in the 21st Congressional District asked primary voters to “prioritize the candidate who you believe can actually unseat (Rep. Elise) Stefanik in November.”
Dems urge voters to pick a winner
Open statement says next Tuesday's primary is most important since Nixon era.
Through mailers, Stack, Sires plead their cases in West New York Dem committee fight - Hudson County View
Stack and Sires are backing different tickets in the upcoming West New York Democratic Committee fight, pleading their cases in two separate mail pieces last week.
A Primary Against the Machine: A Bronx Activist Looks to Dethrone Joseph Crowley, the King Of Queens
Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez, a New York community organizer, is giving Rep. Joseph Crowley his first primary challenge in 14 years.
Democratic District Leader Jacob Gold Steps Down - BKLYNER
Jacob Gold, the Democratic District Leader of Brooklyn’s 44th Assembly District, announced on Friday that he will not seek reelection following a recent report that he improperly used campaign funds. The 73-year-old real estate agent and former teacher has held the unpaid elected official position for 43 years, helping to nominate judges and lobbying on …
New York Democrats Select Their Candidates—And 'Purge' a State Senator | WNYC | New York Public Radio, Podcasts, Live Streaming Radio, News
The resolution to strip Brooklyn state senator Simcha Felder of his party registration was largely symbolic, but in November, the conservative Democrat could run on the Republican line.
Unpaid Brooklyn official used campaign funds to make car payments, buy cigars: records
An elected official in Brooklyn whose position is so low-level that it doesn’t come with a salary is living large by using his campaign funds to make car payments, buy perfume and cigars, and even …
Staten Island GOP backs 5 candidates for 2018 state races
The Staten Island GOP selected candidates at the Vanderbilt on Thursday.
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Eye on NY: Cayuga County state legislative races will be competitive in 2018
It has been more than a quarter century since the last time all of Cayuga County's state legislative races featured major party opposition. That will likely change this year.
Suffolk Conservative dissidents get court win
A state appeals court handed an out-of-power faction a second legal win in recent months.