Posts Tagged ‘Nydia Velazquez’

Campaign Roundup: Barack Obama Endorses Nydia Velazquez

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Rep. Nydia Velazquez. U.S. Senate A recap of the Republican debate last night. State Senate Some Senate Democrats reportedly don’t want to cut a deal to take back IDC members. Brooklyn The New York Post strongly backed Hakeem Jeffries. Jeffries got endorsements in Howard Beach. Barack Obama endorsed Nydia Velazquez. David Storobin introduced a bill to repeal same-sex [&hellip
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Clyde Williams Secures New York Times Endorsement

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Clyde Williams, one of a handful of Democratic candidates running in the Congressional district spanning northern Manhattan and the South Bronx, has been largely overlooked in the press with much of the attention going to longtime incumbent Rep. Charlie Rangel and to another challenger, state Sen. Adriano Espaillat. But this weekend Williams, who used to [&hellip
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OWS Congressional Candidate George Martinez Fails to File with FEC for TV Debates

Written by NY Press on . Posted in Politics

As the fight for Congresswoman Nydia Velazquez’s seat rages on before the June 26th democratic primary, three of the four candidates—Councilman Erik Martin Dilan, Velazquez and political newcomer Dan O’Connor—were slated to debate on NY1′s Inside City Hall last night. The debate was ultimately postponed, due to the unexpected death of Velazquez’s mother, but the [&hellip
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Meet Dan O’Connor: Unlikely challenger in redrawn 7th District searches for political accountability

Written by Alan Krawitz on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

| By Alan Krawitz In his quest to unseat 20-year Rep. Nydia Velazquez in New York’s newly redrawn 7th District, which now includes parts of Chinatown, the East Village and the Lower East Side, Brooklyn-born challenger Dan O’Connor is gambling that his familiarity with Chinese culture, coupled with a keen knowledge of economics and lack [&hellip
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Conspiracy Theory About Velazquez Race Turns Out To Be True

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

This morning, Room 8 blogger Gatemouth posted an article putting forth an intriguing conspiracy theory about the four-way Congressional race involving Rep. Nydia Velazquez. And it turns out to actually be true. Gatemouth posited that the candidacy of Dan O’Connor – a political newcomer who is one of the three people running against Velazquez – [&hellip
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