Posts Tagged ‘Charlie Rangel’

Campaign Roundup: Bill Thompson courts the Orthodox Jewish vote

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2013 Mayoral Race Bill Thompson is courting the Orthodox Jewish vote. Queens Joe Addabbo and Shirley Huntley aren’t getting campaign cash for supporting same-sex marriage. Manhattan Former Clinton and Obama aides are backing Clyde Williams over Charlie Rangel. Rangel’s fellow House Democrats are not helping him out much either. Clyde Williams told Errol Louis why [&hellip
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Campaign Roundup: John Liu’s campaign treasurer pled not guilty

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2013 Mayoral Race John Liu’s campaign treasurer pled not guilty. Bill Thompson suddenly now supports the living wage bill. Bill de Blasio was able to capitalize on Christine Quinn’s living wage walkout. State Senate It’s looking more and more like ex-Sen. Antoine Thompson will challenge Tim Kennedy. Sen. Neil Breslin says he’s not worried about [&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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Heard Around Town, April 16, 2012

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* Assemblyman Rory Lancman is set to be endorsed by the Communications Workers of America at an event today where the NY-09 congressional candidate will also call for the adoption of the so-called “Buffet Rule,” the tax code change being promoted by the Obama administration. The CWA’s endorsement shouldn’t be too surprising. Lancman has already [&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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Part of the Problem

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To the Editor: Your support (“We Endorse,” Sept. 9) of two members of Congress who are well past their sell-by dates, and one of whom is clearly a crook, shows your paper’s inability to see past the tired, established mainstream media biases that have made your industry increasingly irrelevant. Of all the years to support [&hellip
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