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East Side Incumbent Faces Challenge from Unions and the GOP

Sep 07, 2010

Photo by Yusuf C. Education has dominated much of the discussion in the 73rd Assembly District where a longtime teacher is challenging incumbent Jonathan Bing. For his part, Bing says he

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Free Concerts Rocked the City as Controversy Rolled On

Sep 01, 2010

Photo by Sharese Ann Frederick Sharon Jones & the Dap Kings performed last month as part of the Celebrate Brooklyn! festival in Prospect Park. This year's summer concert season had barely begun

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Scandal Trumps Issues in Eastern Queens

Aug 18, 2010

Photo (cc) k_dellaquila. Queens Village LIRR Station Caution: there is some mud ahead. In far eastern Queens, Clyde Vanel, is mounting a challenge against longtime State Assemblymember Barbara Clark, in a race

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Anger and Issues in the Bronx's 76th Assembly District

Aug 16, 2010

Photo (cc) Sam Galison. A street in Parkchester in the 76th district. "Gary, I guess this is a shouting match! I am not going to engage in a shouting match! I'm

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Fox and Hevesi Face Off in Queens

Aug 10, 2010

Photo (cc) Department of Parks and Recreation. Juniper Valley Park in the 28th Assembly District in Queens. "Who's Running for What" mistakenly listed Republican Aleksander Powietrzynski as having been disqualified. He

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Diaz Faces Rare Challenge in the Bronx

Aug 09, 2010

Photo (cc) David King On the bed of a white pickup truck stands a man in a pearl cowboy hat and white Western-style shirt. The stitched red lettering on its back

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In Astoria, the Field Narrows

Aug 05, 2010

Photo by Actor212 The two candidates seeking to represent Astoria in the State Assembly disagree over what the district needs and who can better serve it. UPDATE: More than a week after

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Challengers Emerge to Take On Espada

Jul 27, 2010

Photo by Jon Reznick Gustavo Rivera hopes anger at State Sen Pedro Espada, along with his owns endorsements and connections can help propel him to victory in the September primary. "My name

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Moonlighting Council Members

Jul 21, 2010

Photo (cc) Tracy O It pays to be part time. Just ask Councilmember Oliver Koppell. He made between $107,000 and $210,000 moonlighting as an attorney in 2009 on top of his $112,500

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Who Got What: FY2011

Jun 30, 2010

Photo (cc) stgermh When it comes to bringing home the bacon, some City Council members do a lot better than others. According to an analysis by Gotham Gazette, Councilmember and Finance Committee

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