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Why They Won: Democratic Consultant Bruce Gyroy on the Recent Cogressional Primaries

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Bruce Gyory Top Democratic consultant Bruce Gyory weighs in on the recent congressional primaries in our print issue out today: Pundits do a good job of assessing winners and losers after electoral events like the recent congressional primaries. Few are better, for example, than City & State’s First Read on Fridays. Yet while this last primary’s victors [&hellip
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“There Is A Rat Among Us” And It Could Be Cuomo: Says State Senator Diaz

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

Bronx State Sen. Ruben Diaz, Sr.’s always entertaining “What You Should Know” column is especially enlightening this morning, as Diaz addresses a Daily News report that Senate Minority Leader John Sampson’s days as Democratic leader are numbered. In his latest musing, Diaz tries to guess at who the “rat” is within the Democratic conference that [&hellip
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City & State: Heard Around Town, April 3

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

* With crowds flocking to Queens to play slots at the recently opened Resorts World New York casino, gambling activity at the nearby Empire City Casino in Yonkers has dropped off slightly. But Tim Rooney, Jr., Empire City’s general counsel, noted that while novelty and convenience were diverting some customers, a competing casino was always going to be [&hellip
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Could Prisons Factor Into Redistricting?

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By Chris Bragg A memo being circulated by Todd Breitbart, a Democratic redistricting attorney expert who has worked closely with the Senate Democrats, states that the proposed redistricting constitutional amendment released late last night would bring back prison-based gerrymandering. In 2010, the practice, which had counted prison inmates in the largely upstate communities where they [&hellip
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District Leader Prepping Challenge to Rhoda Jacobs

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

Rodneyse Bichotte, a district leader in Brooklyn, is seriously considering a primary run against longtime Democratic Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs, according to Brooklyn sources, and recently registered a campaign committee for the seat. Jacobs, who was elected to the Assembly in 1978, represents a district that covers primarily Flatbush and Midwood. There is a heavy Caribbean [&hellip
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Threatening Letter Sent to NYC Council Members' Offices

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

1-33b546cfe3 Stefan Ringel, the media relations director for Brooklyn Councilman Jumaane Williams, passed along this threatening letter that he says has been received today by at least three New York City Council members’ offices. After Williams’ office got the letter today, Ringel said that he also reached out to two other Council members’ offices — those [&hellip
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