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East Harlem Loses Beloved Community Leader

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, West Side Spirit

by Megan Bungeroth Last week, residents of East Harlem gathered at a memorial to honor Yolanda Sanchez, who passed away on June 11. Hundreds of people turned out to mourn the passing of a dedicated community activist who worked her entire life to promote local political involvement and activism.  Over a 50-year career in public [&hellip
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Hillary Could Be Romney Dragonslayer

Written by Our Town on . Posted in Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

alan There are some interesting clues to insider politics. Clinton has announced that she is not interested in serving another term. She says she will not campaign for the president. Her husband, Bill, says he wishes his wife would run for the top job. The woman who replaced Clinton in the Senate, Kirsten Gillibrand, says she [&hellip
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Santorum & the Perils of Going Off Script

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in Breaking News

As Santorum suspends campaign, Josh Rogers looks at his journey thus far The highpoint of Rick Santorum’s presidential campaign was his quasi-victory speech in Iowa the night of the caucus. Although it would be weeks before Santorum was declared the winner of that race, he was still the undisputed winner that night. If the Obama [&hellip
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Health Care Fantasies and Realities: ‘Obamacare’ debate overlooks how the healthcare system actually works

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in Breaking News, Opinion and Column, Opinion Our Town, Opinion West Side Spirit, Our Town, West Side Spirit

By Josh Rogers John Edwards’ name resurfaced in the news last week with a report that he was a client of the Upper East Side’s “Millionaire Madam” during his 2008 presidential campaign. Regardless of the truth in the allegation, there was a better reason to bring him up again. It’s hard to remember, but before [&hellip
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Super Tuesday Hits with GOP Nomination Still Up For Grabs

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Breaking News, NY Press Exclusive, Politics

This year, March 6 signals the coming of Super Tuesday in which the greatest number of states will hold their primaries and caucuses for the upcoming presidential election. Seven states will hold their primaries, and three will hold caucuses to determine the actions of delegates sent to the national convention. This will be a big [&hellip
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