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State Senator Espaillat Talks “Stop and Frisk” in DC

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State Senator and Congressional Candidate Adriano Espaillat speaks after New York electeds met with the Federal Department of Justice and Congressional Black and Latino Caucus members in Washington D.C. to discuss New York’s stop-and-frisk policy. This video originally appeared on City & State’s website. To read more from City & State click here
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Tapped In

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

NeighborhoodChatter Espaillat Picks Up Big Endorsement Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrión announced his endorsement of state Sen. Adriano Espaillat’s congressional candidacy last week, which will no doubt help Espaillat’s efforts in the Manhattan/Bronx district, where he is running against longtime Manhattan Rep. Charlie Rangel, among several others. “I have worked at the White House alongside [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Quinn Marries, Allon Hopes to Bring Back Liberal Party

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race Christine Quinn tied the knot. Tom Allon says the main goal of his candidacy is bringing back the Liberal Party. State Senate Senate Minority Leader John Sampson likely won’t be voted back as majority leader if the Senate Democrats take back the majority. The race for Suzi Oppenheimer’s seat is getting nasty, [&hellip
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Notes From The Neighborhood

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, West Side Spirit

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Anam Baig, Megan Bungeroth & Sean Creamer WEST SIDE LAWMAKER PROTECTS PREGNANT WORKERS Last week, Upper West Side Rep. Jerrold Nadler joined three Democratic co-sponsors in introducing new federal legislation that would provide protections for pregnant woman against unfair job discrimination. Nadler joined fellow New York City Rep. Carolyn Maloney and two others [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: Simcha Felder raised $200,000 last week

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race New York’s Republican County Chairmen Dan Isaacs, Phil Ragusa, Craig Eaton and Jay Savino discussed their plans to court Republican mayoral candidates with Errol Louis on NY1. Adolfo Carrion, former Bronx Borough president, is telling friends he’s thinking of running for mayor and will decide by the fall of this year.  Congressional [&hellip
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Diaz: Espaillat’s gay marriage support offensive to religious leaders

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State Sen. Ruben Diaz Sr. says that Congressional candidate Adriano Espaillat is “slapping [religious leaders] in the face” with his full-throated support for same-sex marriage. In one of his “What You Should Know” missives to the press, Diaz Sr. cites Espaillat’s recent speech at a meeting of the Stonewall Democratic Club, in which he promised [&hellip
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The Sharpton Question

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

From today’s Heard Around Town: * With two congressional primaries taking place this year in two historically black New York City neighborhoods, many are asking, wither Rev. Al Sharpton? Will he endorse in the NY-13 race in Harlem or the NY-08 in Bed-Stuy? Some sources speculate that Sharpton could endorse Charles Barron, whose campaign is [&hellip
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Rangel Returns: Spirit willing, flesh weak

Written by Laura Nahmias on . Posted in Breaking News

At a small business development seminar in Harlem this morning, Congressman Charlie Rangel made his first public appearance since injuring his back in February. The 81-year-old Rangel was  fully possessed of his raspy voice and general humor, despite a back injury that hasn’t fully healed. The Congressman did not stand at all during the entire [&hellip
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Campaign Round Up, April 11, 2012

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Manhattan Adriano Espaillat welcomed Charlie Rangel back to their congressional race. Queens Gatemouth offers a different take on Jeff Gottlieb’s campaign. Gottlieb lashed out at Rory Lancman. A longer look at Lancman’s fight v. the Queens machine. Joe Crowley said (over and over) that Lancman was misinformed in his accusations against Gottlieb. Brooklyn The court [&hellip
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Heard Around Town: March 30, 2012

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* Queens Assemblyman Rory Lancman told the Politicker at a recent press conference that if he loses his race for Congress, he definitely won’t run for re-election to the Assembly. But two prominent colleagues in Albany who are also running for Congress, Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries and State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, are unwilling to go that far. Due [&hellip
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