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Mail Your Vote, Then Track It?

Mar 05, 2015

CM Kallos at a recent press conference on traffic safety (photo: @BenKallos) NEW YORK - There is a voter turnout crisis in this country, this state, and this city. Causes abound,


Money to Run: Past Fundraising of Donovan & Gentile

Mar 04, 2015

Donovan, left (photo: Staten Island Advance/Rachel Shapiro) and Gentile (@VGentile43) The May 5 special election for NY's 11th Congressional District approaches, and two seasoned New York politicians face off for the privilege


The Week Ahead in New York Politics, March 2

Mar 01, 2015

  New York City Hall What to watch for this week in New York politics: This week and many others to follow will continue to be dominated, at least in part, by negotiations


Sarsour, Brannan on Collision Course to Replace Gentile?

Feb 27, 2015

Linda Sarsour, left, (photo: William Alatriste) & Justin Brannan (photo: Teri Brennan) They're both big personalities, proud Democrats, and very Brooklyn, but the similarities may end there for Justin Brannan and


State Legislators Strain Under Cuomo's Budget Yoke

Feb 27, 2015

AM Moya, other electeds, & advocates rally for the DREAM Act (@FranciscoPMoya) ALBANY - This week legislators returned to Albany after an extended break and began to feel the walls closing