Posts Tagged ‘Rangel’

Campaign Roundup: Gloria Steinem Pressures Quinn on Paid Sick Leave Bill

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Gloria Steinem via Wiki Commons. 2013 Mayoral Race Gloria Steinem is pressuring Christine Quinn on the paid sick leave bill. Bill de Blasio took in heavy donations from the taxi industry, which he has supported. And Quinn took in quite a bit from a developer that was exempted from the living wage bill. Manhattan Voting machines in the Espaillat/Rangel primary [&hellip
[ read more... ]

84 Comments

Campaign Roundup: Billy Baldwin Says Brother Alec’s Chances of Running for Mayor Real

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Alec Baldwin. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. Manhattan Despite the holiday, the Espaillat-Rangel race is still in full-tilt. The dispute at the Board of Elections harkens back to a past race. State Senate How competitive will this year’s state Senate elections really be? 2013 Mayoral Race Billy Baldwin says Alec Baldwin’s prospects of running for mayor are real. Eva Moskowitz (who’s not [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

Espaillat & Rangel Recount: Worthy of an HBO Movie

Written by Josh Rogers on . Posted in NY Press Exclusive

Photo by John C Abell. Photo courtesy of Flickr Commons. Tuesday is turning into “bash the BOE day” with the New York Times editorial page and many others blasting the city’s Board of Elections for its difficulty getting an accurate count for the few votes cast in last week’s Congressional primary in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx. The Times says that the board does not [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

Where to Vote on Primary Day, Tuesday, June 26

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town, News Our Town Downtown, NY Press Exclusive, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Politics

A quick listing of polling locations for the 7th and 13th districts Remember that old P. Diddy-led slogan, “Vote or Die”, the adage meant to influence the public and non-voters to voice their opinions and vote, or suffer a premature demise? Well, when Nydia Velazquez (7th district) and Charles Rangel (13thdistrict) combat their opponents in [&hellip
[ read more... ]

9 Comments

“I Do Give a Damn About Obama Endorsement,” Says Congressional Hopeful Espaillat

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

Charlie Rangel may or may not care if he lands the endorsement of President Barack Obama in his heated five-way June congressional primary. But his top challenger, Manhattan State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, went out of his way to say at a press conference this afternoon that he would welcome the president’s backing. “I might just [&hellip
[ read more... ]

3 Comments

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
[ read more... ]

3 Comments

Campaign Roundup: April 19, 2012

Written by Chris Bragg on . Posted in Politics

2013 Mayoral Race The candidates got a thumbs-down on their tech prowess. Might Kristin Davis run for mayor? Brooklyn Hakeem Jeffries may end up getting the endorsement of Andrew Cuomo. More on Simcha Felder’s state Senate plans. Manhattan Rangel and Espailliat are fighting over the endorsement decision of Oscar de la Renta. State Senate John [&hellip
[ read more... ]

10 Comments

Espaillat vs. Rangel Inches Closer to Reality

Written by Andrew J. Hawkins on . Posted in West Side Spirit

Espaillat vs. Rangel Inches Closer to Reality By Andrew J. Hawkins When the state Legislature was battling over redistricting lines earlier this month, State Sen. Adriano Espaillat, who represents parts of the Upper West Side and Northern Manhattan, was assuring reporters that he wasn’t planning to jump into a congressional race. Now it looks like [&hellip
[ read more... ]

277 Comments

FORMER RANGEL AIDE RUNS FOR STATE SENATE

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

By Dan Rivoli A former aide to Rep. Charles Rangel is seeking the State Senate seat currently held by attorney general candidate Eric Schneiderman. The aide, Miosotis Muñoz, was a community representative for the longtime Harlem Congressman between 2005 and 2007. Her career in government also includes stints as a Latino liaison in the offices [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

RANGEL’S PRIMARY CHALLENGER

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

Rep. Charles Rangel, the Harlem Democratic lion who is under an ethics investigation for his taxes, will be challenged in a primary next year by a former aide. The district covers a swath of the Upper West Side that’s mostly north of West 89th Street. But Vince Morgan, Rangel’s former campaign director, says the timing [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

..